John Mehlick http://wuis.org en Mehlick Leaving Post As Springfield's Top Attorney http://wuis.org/post/mehlick-leaving-post-springfields-top-attorney <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Springfield's top city attorney has submitted his resignation after helping the mayor and aldermen through a difficult legal battle.</span></p><p>Mayor Mike Houston appointed Mehlick this summer, following the departure of former Corporation Counsel Mark Cullen.&nbsp; Cullen and other city officials are named in the lawsuit filed on behalf of Springfield resident Calvin Christian.&nbsp; Christian accuses them of knowingly and intentionally destroying the documents he was seeking through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 23:06:19 +0000 Peter Gray 14336 at http://wuis.org Mehlick Leaving Post As Springfield's Top Attorney