The City Attorney - Civil Division provides a wide variety of legal services to the Mayor, the Administration, City Council, City
Departments, and Boards and Commissions, including advice and consultation, document drafting and review, contracts, policies,
ordinances, resolutions, procedures and project planning. City attorneys defend against claims and lawsuits, prosecute all City
civil and administrative claims and represent the City in all judicial, quasi-judicial and administrative proceedings. Outside counsel
may be hired on a case-by-case basis as approved by the City Attorney.