# Robert jeffrey jr roanoke city council
Former Roanoke City Councilman Robert Jeffrey Jr. files a lawsuit to be reinstated
There has been a twist in a hgh profle situation in local government that many Star City resdents have been keeping up with. Defense Attorney Melvin Hill has filed a lawsuit on behalf of former Roanoke City CouncilmanRobert Jeffrey Jr. seeking his client to be reinstated to his council seat and the move has stunned a number of people. Jeffrey lost his posion in March when he pleaded no contest but was found guilty of the charges brought against him.