After 33 years, Rhinelander will have a new city attorney beginning next month.
The city council Monday night hired Carrie Miljevich of Rhinelander to succeed Phil Parkinson. Parkinson began as city attorney in 1980 and is retiring next month.
Mayor Dick Johns says Miljevich is qualified for the position..
"....last night we made the appointment in regards to Phil Parkinson's retirement...she seems pretty well qualified for the position, It's going to be a big change for the city after thirty-some years with Phil Parkinson. I think we're(going) in the right direction..."
Miljevich was tribal staff attorney for the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin, Contracted Housing Attorney and staff attorney for the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. She received her law degree from Marquette University in 2003.