We provide legal advice and representation to the Mayor, City Council members, City officials and its departments.

Legal Department's Function

  • Litigation- We represent the City and, often, its employees in lawsuits filed against or on behalf of the City.
  • Claims against the City - We collect funds for injury or damage to City personnel, property and equipment.
  • Administrative Law - We represent and provide legal services for various departments in matters involving administrative and personnel matters.
  • City Prosecutors - We provide attorneys for prosecution of City Code and state law violations in the City Municipal Court and in appeals from decisions of that court.
  • Contracts and Real Estate - We provide legal services for the City in the preparation and review of all types of contracts involving the City and represent the City in real estate transactions.