Dave Aleshire became Richmond City Attorney in 2022 after serving the City as Interim City Attorney. He has been practicing municipal, land use, zoning, and environmental law since receiving a JD from UCLA Law School and an MA from the UCLA School of Architecture & Urban Planning. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA degree from Stanford University. In 2015 he was named California Lawyer Attorney of the Year in the category of Municipal Law. He has been named a Southern California Super Lawyer every year from 2009 - 2019.