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City Attorney

Our City Attorney is Cullen C. Harkness. Mr. Harkness is the managing member of The Harkness Law Firm, PLLC. Mr. Harkness represents several municipal clients throughout Michigan in state and federal courts as well as the Michigan Tax Tribunal. Committed to serving both his clients and his community, Mr. Harkness is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Meridian Area Business Association, the Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys, the International Municipal Lawyers Association, and the Haslett-Okemos Rotary Club. Mr. Harkness is also a hearing attorney for the Michigan Attorney Discipline Board and a commercial case evaluator for Ingham and Eaton counties.

Mr. Harkness received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Indiana University in 2004 and his Juris Doctor from Western Michigan University – Cooley Law School in 2007. He was admitted to practice in the State of Michigan and the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan in 2008. He was admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court in 2018. Mr. Harkness has been AV rated by Martindale Hubble and has been selected as a Rising Star in Michigan municipal law by Superlawyers Magazine.



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Last Chance to Register for the Youth Summer Ball Program!Registration Closes tonight, 5/7.LAST CHANCE TO REGISTERRegistration Closes TONIGHT 5/7 at 11:45PM⚾️🥎HOW TO REGISTER:1. Go to cityofeatonrapids.sportngin.com2. Click on "2021 Youth Baseball, Softball & T-Ball"3. Create an account or Log-in then follow on-screen prompts🥎⚾️Cost- $45/player (Player does not have current Parks & Rec Jersey)- $35/player (Player already has current Parks & Rec Jersey)*MUST HAVE RED/WHITE PARKS & RECREATION JERSEY TO PARTICIPATE*League Information- 1st Year T-Ball (COED): PreK-Kindergarten- 2nd Year T-Ball (COED): Kindergarten-1st Grade- Machine Pitch (Baseball/Softball): 2nd-3rd Grade- Minor League (Baseball/Softball): 4th-5th Grade- Major League (Baseball/Softball): 6th-8th Grade1st Year T-Ball will be Monday/Wednesday2nd Year T-Ball will be Tuesday/ThursdayAll Softball will be Monday/WednesdayAll Baseball will be Tuesday/Thursday⚾️🥎Please contact Corey Cagle at ccagle@cityofeatonrapids.com or 517-663-8118 with any questions or concerns! ... See MoreSee Less
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