Johns Creek Appoints Interim City Attorneys The Johns Creek City Council has appointed Richard Carothers and E. Ronald Bennett Jr., with Carothers & Mitchell law firm, as interim city attorneys. "We are very pleased to have these skilled legal professionals representing us," said Mayor Mike Bodker. "Their long and outstanding experience in working with Georgia cities and counties precedes them, and we're fortunate to have them on board." Founded in 1996 by Carothers and Thomas Mitchell, Carothers & Mitchell law firm has handled legal matters for a number of Georgia governments, including Gwinnett County and the Cities of Lilburn, Berkeley Lake, Hoschton, Statham and Flowery Branch. "Ron and I are looking forward to working with the mayor, city council and professional staff, and assisting the City of Johns Creek in achieving its goals for its citizens and businesses," Carothers said. Carothers and Bennett will function as the city attorney and assistant city attorney, respectively.