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Kinley Hegglund

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Wichita Falls, TX

Kinley Hegglund is the City Attorney for the City of Wichita Falls. He has served in the Wichita Falls City Attorney's Office since May of 2000, first as the City Prosecutor, then as the Senior Assistant City Attorney before being appointed City Attorney in 2014. Kinley was born and raised in San Angelo, Texas. He graduated with a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the Texas Tech School of Law in 1999 and received his bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M in 1995. He was licensed to practice law in Texas in 1999 and is also admitted as an attorney authorized to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit as well as before the Supreme Court of  he United States. He was the genesis of the gang injunction program in Wichita Falls, and has become the leading authority on gang injunction litigation in Texas.

Kinley was recognized by the International Municipal Lawyers Association as a Local Government Fellow in 2014 and was awarded the Susan Rocha Award for Outstanding Service by an Assistant City Attorney in June 2014 by the Texas City Attorneys Association. In addition to representing the City, Kinley is the legal advisor for the Wichita Falls Economic Development Corporation, 4B Sales Tax Corporation, and the City-County Hospital Board. He is also the City’s representative to the Atmos Cities Steering Committee and the ONCOR Cities Steering Committee. Kinley has 2 children, Timothy and Gabrielle. He is a current member of the Board of Directors for United Regional Health Care System.

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