Meet the City Attorney

Derek Cole, through his firm, Cota Cole LLP, acts as City Attorney for City of Oakley. Derek also serves as General Counsel to the Successor Agency and Oversight Board. He specializes in municipal and environmental law and was admitted to the California Bar in 1999 after graduating from University of Pacific‐McGeorge School of Law.

Bill Galstan is a graduate of the University of California – Hastings College of Law and has been a municipal law specialist and city attorney for over three decades. He recently retired as the City of Attorney of Antioch. He currently serves as Special Counsel to the City, Successor Agency and Oversight Board.