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  • City Attorney

In accordance with the City Charter, the City Attorney is appointed by the City Council to prosecute all criminal cases for violation of the Charter and City ordinances, and to attend to all suits and other matters to which the City is a party or in which the City may be legally interested. The City Attorney provides a full range of legal services to the city and is the chief legal advisor to the City Council, Housing Authority, City Departments, and all appointed boards and commissions. While performing as the City's chief legal advisor, the City Attorney's Office, among other things, manages all outside counsel, reviews and negotiates City and Redevelopment Agency agreements, advises on municipal law issues, drafts and reviews legislation, litigates civil cases, and prosecutes Glendale Municipal Code violations.

As such, the City Attorney's Office does not, and cannot, provide legal advice to citizens or residents within the City of Glendale.