The City Attorney is the City’s chief legal advisor.
The City Attorney’s job is to represent the City during litigation, advise city officials in legal matters and prepare legal documents for the City. This can include filing lawsuits on behalf of the City or defending the City against lawsuits. The City Attorney also acts as a legal adviser for city officials, attends city meetings, and provides legal opinions to city department managers concerning legal issues.
The City Attorney handles the day-to-day legal business of the City and has the responsibility of making sure the City’s legal interests are protected.