Megan E. Raber is currently serving her fourth term as the Director of Law for the City of Tallmadge. Prior to being elected as Director, Megan was the Assistant Director of Law for eight years.
Megan graduated cum laude with a B.A. degree from The University of Akron. She later completed a Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, and earned her Master of Public Administration the same year from The University of Akron. She worked at a consulting company and in the private practice of law before coming to the City of Tallmadge.
Megan is currently a trustee for the Akron Bar Foundation and Tallmadge Foundation. She is a board member of the Summit County Victim Assistance Program and a member of the Tallmadge Rotary Club.
The Director of Law is the chief legal advisor and attorney for the City and for all elected City officials. City officials may request written legal opinions from the Director of Law in matters relating to their official duties. All questions of interpretation of the City Charter are made by the Director of Law. The Director of Law also represents the City in matters of civil litigation. Additionally, the Director of Law handles all misdemeanor criminal charges brought against defendants in the Stow Municipal Court. When requested by the Mayor or Council, the Director of Law prepares contracts, legislation, bonds, and all other written legal documents. The Director of Law does not act as civil counsel for the Tallmadge City School District.
The Director of Law’s office is located on the upper floor of City Hall at 46 North Avenue.