City Attorney

The City Attorney, subject to the direction and supervision of the Mayor, is the Chief Legal Officer of the City. The City Attorney acts as legal adviser to the Common Council, Mayor and other City boards and officers. The City Attorney appears for and protects the rights and interests of the City in all actions, suits or proceedings brought by it or against it or against any City officer, department, board or commission in connection with municipal business.

To learn more about the general powers & duties of the City Attorney – view Section 8.2 in ourĀ City Charter.