The City Solicitor serves as Chief Counsel for the City of Altoona and is committed to representing, supporting and advising the Mayor, City Council, Department Heads and City Departments on legal issues and other matters pertaining to City operations. The City Solicitor prepares a variety of documents to include ordinances, resolutions and contract agreements.
The City Solicitor, Daniel L. Stants, graduated from Hempfield Area High School in Greensburg, PA, and obtained a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Dan received his Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University in 2005, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Dan was a published member of the Duquesne University Law Review, serving as a research editor. Attorney Stants is a member of both the Blair County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations.