Cheran Cordell Ivery – City Attorney, City of Alexandria, Virginia

Nov 17, 2023

PoliHire partnered with the City of Alexandria in the search for their next City Attorney. This position advises City Council and city agencies, provides public records, and represents the city in legal matters. Our search culminated in the hiring of Cheran Cordell Ivery.

For more than five years, Cheran was the City Attorney for the City of Hampton in southeastern Virginia. Prior to that she held the roles of Deputy City Attorney, Senior Deputy Attorney, and Interim City Attorney for the City of Portsmouth, Virginia.

Cheran earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and a JD from William & Mary Law School, where she later held a faculty position as Adjunct Professor.

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