City Attorney

E. Joyce Iyamu

E. Joyce Iyamu was appointed City Attorney of the City of Missouri City, Texas, in 2015. E. Joyce works on a variety of legal issues, including issues relating to public utilities, employment law, land use, economic development, contracts, and legislative affairs. Before her appointment, E. Joyce served as an assistant city attorney and as the first assistant city attorney for the City of Missouri City.

Before joining the Legal Division of the City of Missouri City, E. Joyce drafted legislation as a staff attorney for the Texas Legislative Council and served as Legal Counsel, Policy Advisor, and Committee Director for a Texas state senator.

E. Joyce graduated Magna Cum Laude from Spelman College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy in 2003 and graduated from The University of Texas School of Law with a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree in 2006.

E. Joyce is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas City Attorneys Association, the Houston Bar Association and the Fort Bend County Bar Association. She is also a provisional member of the Flonnie Mae Larimer Chapter of the Texas State Association of Parliamentarians. She has volunteered with various organizations, including the Houston Urban Debate League, the Julia F. Thompson Foundation, Teach Texas of the Houston Bar Association, and the Missouri City Parks Foundation.