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City of Anaheim Appoints Cristina Talley as City Attorney
ANAHEIM, CA - (April 15, 2009) - On Tuesday, the Anaheim City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Cristina Talley as Anaheim City Attorney.

"Cristina will continue Anaheim's tradition of providing the highest quality of legal services to the City.  We are fortunate to have legal counsel that is as knowledgeable and well-respected among her colleagues as Cristina Talley," said Mayor Curt Pringle.

Talley has served the City of Anaheim since 1996, as Senior Assistant City Attorney, Civil Division, and since December, 2008 as Acting City Attorney.  Prior to joining the City of Anaheim Talley was the City Attorney for the City of Pasadena, was a Partner at Adams, Duque and Hazeltine in Los Angeles, and was an Associate at the law firms of Richards, Watson and Gershon, and at Burke, Williams and Sorensen, also in Los Angeles.

Talley received her Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California, and her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Arts from Cal Poly Pomona.  She currently serves as Treasurer for the Orange County City Attorney’s Association, and is a member of the Orange County Bar Association and the Orange County Hispanic Bar Association.

The City Attorney is one of four positions that report directly to the Anaheim City Council in accordance with the City’s charter.


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