Caption: Gary Verburg, City Attorney
Welcome to the Law Department
The Law Department's City Attorney’s Office (Civil Division), represents the City in civil lawsuits and provides advice to the Mayor, City Council, City management and each of the City departments. The City Attorney’s office reviews all resolutions, ordinances (city laws), and contracts.
The Law Department's City Prosecutor’s Office (Criminal Division) is responsible for prosecuting misdemeanor offenses, handling approximately 45,000 cases per year. The Prosecutor's Office is one of the most innovative in the country, implementing community prosecution programs, diversion programs, and technology projects that serve as a model for other prosecuting agencies.
Our mission is to provide effective legal services to the Mayor, City Council, City Manager, and City Departments, and to impartially seek justice in the prosecution of criminal offenses. The Law Department is committed to ensuring a diverse workforce to reflect the community it serves.
City Attorney’s Office
Phoenix City Hall
200 West Washington Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85003
Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
TTY Relay Number: 602-534-5500