September 5, 2017
PARKIN TO RUN FOR RE-ELECTION AS LONG BEACH CITY ATTORNEY IN 2018
(LONG BEACH) City Attorney Charles Parkin announced today that he will run to retain the job during the city elections next April.
Parkin, a 22-year veteran with the City Attorney's Office was elected for the top spot in June of 2014. He began his legal career in 1995 as a Deputy City Attorney. He worked his way up, first to Principal Deputy City Attorney, and then Assistant City Attorney, before being elected City Attorney.
"I am happy and excited to announce my decision to run for re-election as Long Beach City Attorney in 2018." Parkin said, "I have spent my entire career with the City and I am very fortunate to work with a group of dedicated and hardworking public servants. Together our goal is to protect the public interest and provide sound legal advice and counsel to the City. As your City Attorney, I have and will continue to protect and preserve the legal rights and assets of this great City. I humbly ask for your support in my re-election."
Parkin, 59, is a native and lifelong resident of Long Beach. He attended St. Anthony's High School, Long Beach City College, California State University, Long Beach, and Pacific Coast University, School of Law. He and his wife Terese have been married for over 40 years and have three adult children and two grandchildren.
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Charles Parkin for City Attorney