City Attorney

The City Attorney Department ensures that the city conducts its activities legally, represents the City in civil litigation, and ensures that violators of City law are prosecuted.

Program goals include:

Minimum liability exposures, prompt and thorough legal advice, and general compliance with City laws and regulations

The department has four major activities:

Legal Review and Advice:

Reviewing ordinances, resolutions and contracts, providing legal advice to council members and staff members.

Legal Representation:

Representing the City at Council and Planning Commission meetings, defending the City against litigation and claims.

Document Preparation:

Preparing ordinances, resolutions, contracts, legal pleadings, reports, correspondence and other legal documents.


Enforcing and prosecuting violations of the municipal code.

Contact the City Attorney's Office:

Eureka City Hall
531 K Street
Room 209
Eureka, CA 95501-1165

(707) 441-4147 Voice

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