City Attorney Cunningham Named MMAA President
Posted on 08/06/2018
Cape Girardeau City Attorney W. Eric Cunningham was recently elected president of the Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association (MMAA) for the 2018-2019 term. The MMAA has been active in educating its membership on state and federal laws affecting municipalities, and in fighting for the rights of cities to maintain local control of their own activities and revenue. Cunningham earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia, and he earned his juris doctorate at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. He served as city prosecutor for two years and has served as top legal counsel for the City for the past 23 years. Cunningham has also served as president of the Board of Directors of Teen Challenge Mid-America for the past 10 years, and he conducts jail services and Bible studies in the local area in Spanish and in English. Cunningham and his wife, Janet, have been married for 31 years, and they have two adult daughters, Rachel and Amy.