New City Attorney Chosen

Wichita Falls has appointed a new City Attorney.

The Wichita Falls City Council has chosen longtime Wichita Falls Senior Assistant City Attorney Kinley Hegglund to serve as the new City Attorney. Hegglund joined the City's legal team 14 years ago as the City Prosecutor and was later promoted to Senior Assistant City Attorney.

Hegglund received a bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M in 1995 and graduated with a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the Texas Tech School of Law in 1999. He was licensed to practice law in State of Texas in 1999. 

Hegglund was recognized by the International Municipal Lawyers Association as a Local Government Fellow in 2014 and was awarded the Susan Rocha Award for Outstanding Service by an Assistant City Attorney in June 2014 by the Texas City Attorneys Association.