Peter A. LETZMANN helps small governments, not for profit groups and businesses improve the performance of their organizations. He is an attorney at law. He was the City Attorney of Troy, Michigan for seventeen years.

At Troy LETZMANN was responsible for all of the city's legal matters, including, advising the city officials, defending the city against claims and law suits, land use, eminent domain, telecommunications, ordinance prosecutions, personnel and labor, law enforcement, contracts, ordinances and documents. He also has been a Deputy City Attorney for the City of Pontiac and an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Detroit.

He graduated from the University of Detroit Law School in 1972. LETZMANN received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Wayne State University. He has attended the FBI's Police Legal Advisors Academy, and other continuing education courses for municipal attorneys.

LETZMANN has made hundreds of presentations regarding legal issues and leadership aspects of government. He taught in the graduate school of Public Administration at Oakland University and has been an instructor at MSU, EMU, Oakland Community College, Kellogg Community College, Washtenaw Community College and others.

He has made presentations to various organizations, including the Michigan Municipal League, Michigan Township Association, American Public Works Association, International City Management Association, Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys, State Bar of Michigan Public Corporation Law Section, Kentucky Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police, FBI National Academy Alumnae, Michigan Fire Chiefs Association, Michigan Association of Court Administrators, Upper Peninsula EnvironmentalHealth Association, Michigan Mechanical Inspectors Association and numerous other groups and organizations.

LETZMANN has provided training to various agencies, including the City of Cadillac, MI; Ann Arbor, MI; Jackson, MI; Vassar, MI; Harbor Springs, MI; Wayne County; MI, State of Michigan, Departments of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and others.

LETZMANN is certified as an instructor by the Michigan Law Enforcement Officers Training Council, Fire Fighter Training Council and Department of Labor (Act 54).

He is active in the State Bar of Michigan, being a past chair of the Public Corporation Law Section and past member of the Ethics Committee . LETZMANN is the chair of the State of Michigan Local Lockup Advisory Board, the Michigan chair of the International Municipal Lawyers Associations (IMLA), past president of the Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys, the past chair of the Michigan Municipal League's Defense Fund and member of other organizations.

LETZMANN has been published in various periodicals, including the Journal of the State Bar of Michigan and the Detroit Lawyer, MAMA Legal Briefs, The Public Corporation Law Section Quarterly, the Michigan Municipal Review, the Michigan Township News, the Michigan Police Journal and the MML's Guide for Newly Elected Officials. He has been a guest columnist in various newspapers.

He has received recognition from various groups, including the Michigan Municipal League's Award of Merit, the Bert Bergoyne Award from the Public Corporation Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, the Michigan Municipal Attorney's Distinguished Service Award, and others.