The City Attorney's Office provides comprehensive in-house legal counsel, risk management, litigation, prosecution, victim advocacy, and collection services for the city, its affiliated entities, and its personnel.
The City Attorney's Office provides legal services on behalf of the city. It does not represent or give legal advice to individual or private citizens, businesses, groups, or other entities.
The City Attorney's Office is managed and supervised by department head J. Eric Bunderson, City Attorney, and consists of three divisions:
The Civil Division
The Risk/Litigation Division
The Prosecution Division (aka the Criminal Division or the Prosecutor's Office)