Michele Beal Bagneris
Immediate Past Chair
City Attorney and City Prosecutor
City of Pasadena
Michele has served as city attorney for Pasadena since 1997. Her legal career included being a shareholder at the law firm of Richards, Watson & Gershon, where she specialized in public law since joining the firm in 1983.
Michele was elected by her city attorney peers to serve as an officer of the League of California Cities City Attorneys Department; she served as department president in 2005-2006.
Ms. Bagneris received her Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from Stanford University in 1980 and was selected to participate in the International Political Economy program in London, England. She received her Juris Doctorate Degree from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley in 1983.