With tension soaring between the West Palm Beach city commission and Mayor Jeri Muoio and her legal staff, commissioners on Monday hired their own part-time attorney for second opinions.
Charles Schoech, a West Palm Beach native and attorney for Caldwell, Pacetti, Edwards, Schoech & Viator, edged out Thomas Baird of Jupiter. Schoech received three first-place votes from commissioners while Baird received two.
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