Staff

City Attorney’s Office Main Phone Numbers

336-747-7387 or 336-747-7403

  • Community Development
    • Code Enforcement (Housing code: Chapter 10, Article V; Garbage and Trash: Chapter 26; Abandoned Vehicles: Chapter 42, Article VII; Sanitation (Nuisances): Chapter 62)
  • Citizens Police Review Board
  • Easements and Condemnations
  1. Angela Carmon

    Angela Carmon

    City Attorney
    Phone: 336-747-7404

    Areas of Responsibility

    • Mayor
    • City Council
    • City Manager and Assistant City Managers (Along with ACAs based upon assigned areas)
    • City Clerk
    • Budget & Evaluation
    • Risk Management/RAMCO
    • Purchasing
    • Marketing and Communications
    • Performance and Accountability
    • Financings (Bonds and COPs)
    • Business Inclusion and Advancement (ED/Business Development Loans and Grants)
    • Business Improvement District Advisory Committee •Citizens Bond Oversight Committee
    • Citizens Budget Advisory Committee
    • Citizens Capital Needs Committee
    • Easements (water, sewer, and road) and Condemnations, as needed
    • Ethics-City Boards and Commissions
    • City Link

  2. Camille French

    Camille French

    Assistant City Attorney / Human Resources
    Phone: 336-747-6877

    Areas of Responsibility

    • Human Resources
    • Ethics-Employees
    • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    • Police Retirement Commission – Chapter 50

  3. Pridgen Green

    Assistant City Attorney/Public Safety
    Phone: 336-747-7401

    Areas of Responsibility

    • Chapter 19 Nuisance Abatement (with Angela, Lori, and Renee)
    • Public Safety (With Lori and Renee)
    • Winston-Salem Fire Department, (Primary)
    • Winston-Salem Police Department
    • Emergency Management

  4. Marilena Jensen-Guthold

    Marilena Jensen-Guthold

    Assistant City Attorney
    Phone: 336-747-7405

    Areas of Responsibility

    • Utilities / Utilities Commission
      - Water
      - Sewer
    • Public Works
      - Roadway Appearance
      - Streets / Sidewalks
      - Engineering
      - Stormwater
      - DOT/Transportation    
    • Creative Corridors Design Review Committee
    • Easements (water, sewer, and road) and Condemnations

  5. Jerry Kontos

    Jerry Kontos

    Deputy City Attorney
    Phone: 336-747-7407

    Areas of Responsibility

    • Planning and Development Services
    • Board of Adjustment
    • Historic Resources Commission
    • Community Appearance Commission
    • Solid Waste
    • Operations (Sustainability, Property and Facilities Management, Traffic Field Operations, Sanitation w/help from Angela)
    • Planning Board, as needed.
    • DOT, Engineering Bonds and Sureties, as needed
    • Public Art Commission
    • Easements (water, sewer, and road) and Condemnations

  6. John Lawson

    John Lawson

    Assistant City Attorney
    Phone: 336-747-7406

    Areas of Responsibility

    • Fair
    • Public Assembly Facilities Commission
    • Fair Planning Commission
    • Recreation and Parks Dept. /Commission
    • Finance, Revenue, Internal Audit
    • Information Systems
    • Real Estate (This includes all acquisitions other than easements and condemnations disseminated to all team members.)
    • Cemetery
    • Community Development-Transactional needs (Rehabilitation Loans, Grants, etc.)
    • Business Inclusion and Advancement (Development Loans and Grants (Secondary)
    • Easements (water, sewer, and road) and Condemnations

  7. Takeisha Redd

    Takeisha Redd

    Assistant City Attorney
    Phone: 336-734-1468

    Areas of Responsibility

    • Community Development
      - Code Enforcement (Housing code – Chapter 10, Article V, Garbage and Trash, Chapter 26, Abandoned Vehicles – Chapter 42, Article VII, Sanitation (Nuisances) – Chapter 62)
    • Citizens Police Review Board
    • Affordable Housing Coalition
    • Urban Food Policy Council
    • Human Relations
    • African American Heritage Initiative Committee
    • College Advisory Council
    • Youth Advisory Council
    • Nondiscrimination Committee of HRC
    • Transit/WSTA
    • Workers’ Compensation
    • Easements (water, sewer, and road) and Condemnations

  8. Lori Sykes

    Assistant City Attorney / Public Safety Attorney
    Phone: 336-773-7764

    Areas of Responsibility

    • Chapter 19 Nuisance Abatement (with Angela, Pridgen, and Renee)
    • Public Safety (With Pridgen and Renee)
      • Winston-Salem Police Department
      • Winston-Salem Fire Department
      • Emergency Management