Dallas City Attorney

Assistant City Attorney

Municipal Prosecution Section

Michelanie Rayford- Coonrod is an Assistant City Attorney with the Municipal Prosecution Section of the Dallas City Attorney’s Office. Michelanie represents the State of Texas and the City of Dallas in the prosecution of Class C misdemeanors and violations of municipal ordinances in the Dallas Municipal Court. Class C misdemeanors include traffic offenses, assault, public intoxication, and theft, among others. Prosecutors are responsible for criminal and civil litigation in eleven courtrooms, including civil appeals to the Municipal Court.


  • Thurgood Marshall School of Law
  • Texas Woman’s University

Affiliations & Activities

  • Admitted to the State Bar of Texas, April 2015
  • Junior League of Dallas