Town Of Whitestown

William P Schmitt

William P Schmitt


The Town Attorney’s primary role is to assist the Town Supervisor, Town Board, Town Planning Board, Town Zoning Board of Appeals and other Town departments in performing their duties and fulfilling their roles in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

This involves numerous meetings with Town Officials and personnel, the drafting and reviewing of numerous documents and contracts and the general overseeing of the Town’s compliance with all legal requirements in all aspects of Town government.

To accomplish these tasks the Town Attorney must attend Town Board Meetings, prepare resolutions as needed, draft and review contracts, advise on personnel matters, assist the Assessor in Certiorari Claims, defend the town in any legal actions and advise as needed regarding the compliance of laws and regulations concerning local government.