The Civil Division provides legal advice and services to the City Council, City staff, boards and commissions, and related City entities and enterprises, including the preparation of ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and legal opinions relating to land use, redevelopment, public utilities, public safety, and other municipal law matters. The division represents the City, its officers, and employees in civil litigation matters and oversees the legal services provided by outside legal counsel.

Civil Division Personnel

The Civil Division personnel of the City Attorney's Office consists of 1 Chief Assistant City Attorney, 4 Assistant City Attorneys, 7 Deputy City Attorneys, 1 Civil Liability Claims Administrator, and 1 Paralegal.