As previously reported in the Times, the Red Boiling Springs City Council met in a special called meeting on February 24, 2014 to appoint a new city attorney. On Mayor Willie Brown’s recommendation, Christi Dalton was hired to replace Attorney Jon Wells. The Mayor, Billy Joe Carver, Tom Fultz, Joe Hill, George McCrary, Steve Newberry, Terry Newberry and Council secretary Coby Knight were present. They voted in Attorney Dalton and set her salary at $450 a month.
Dalton studied at Cumberland University. She received her JD law degree from the Nashville School of Law and has practiced since then as an Assistant Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division,1997-1998, as an Associate Attorney with Donoho, Taylor and Taylor, 1998-2005, and as an Attorney with the Chamberlain Law Firm in Lafayette from 2009 to the present.
In addition to being Red Boiling Springs new City Attorney, Dalton is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, American Bar Association, the 15th Judicial District Bar Association, the Lafayette Rotary Club and the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce. At the regularly scheduled RBS City Council meeting on March 13, 2014, Dalton said, “I am happy and excited to be working with the Red Boiling Springs City Council. I hope we can do good things together.”