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Posted on: August 9, 2023

City of Pueblo Hires New City Attorney

PUEBLO—The City of Pueblo hired a new City Attorney George Hypolite with appointment by Mayor of Pueblo Nick Gradisar and anticipated confirmation by Pueblo City Council on Monday, Aug. 14. Hypolite begins his position with the City of Pueblo on Tuesday, Aug. 15 and will oversee the Law Department.

“I am pleased to welcome Mr. Hypolite to the City, as his experiences with Denver International Airport and the State of Colorado will allow him to assist us on many initiatives in the City of Pueblo,” said Mayor of Pueblo Nick Gradisar.

Hypolite joins the City of Pueblo from his previous role as Assistant Attorney General’s Transportation Unit for the State of Colorado since 2022. Additionally, Hypolite worked as corporate counsel for several years and worked for the City and County of Denver Department of Law for five years and for the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority.

Hypolite holds a doctoral degree in Law from University of San Diego School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in Ethnic Studies and Women’s Studies from University of Colorado. He is also a member of the Colorado and California Bar Associations. Hypolite is an active member of the United States District Court District of Colorado Civil Pro Bono Panel and was the former co-chair of the International Municipal Lawyers Association Economics Development and Finance Section. He is a member of the Association of Corporate Council (ACC) and has earned the elite ACC In-house Counsel Certified designation.

"My family and I are deeply honored and humbled by this opportunity to aid the Mayor, City Council, and dedicated civil servants of the City of Pueblo in delivering for its citizens,” said incoming City Attorney George Hypolite. “I look forward to getting to know and working with the people that make Pueblo the Home of the Heroes."

Hypolite joins the City of Pueblo with the support of his wife Joanna and his children Ezekiel, Lynn and Matilda. In addition to Hypolite’s illustrious career he enjoys volunteering which includes his work as a volunteer high school football and basketball coach since 2019 at Aurora Central High School. Hypolite also has volunteered with Food Bank of the Rockies, Urban Peek and Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado since 2015. He has previously volunteered with San Diego Habitat for Humanity, Paws Co, Loyola High School, Boulder Safe, Project Angel Food and Good Shepherd Battered Women’s Shelter.

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