• OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY

     MISSION STATEMENT  

     “Consistent with the City’s goals and objectives, we are dedicated to providing excellent legal services to the Mayor, City Commissioners, City Manager, City Agencies and Committees."   

     DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION  

     Under Article III of the City Charter, the City Attorney is the legal advisor to the City and all of its officers on matters relating to their official duties and responsibilities. 

    The City Attorney prepares and reviews all ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and related legal documents.

     The City Attorney also prosecutes or defends complaints, suits, and controversies when the City is a party before   State and Federal courts and administrative agencies.

     The office is presently composed of 10 full time Attorneys and one part time Attorney. The support staff consists of an Office Manager, a Legal Administrator, six Legal Secretaries, one Paralegal and one Receptionist. 

     

 
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