City Attorney

In order to facilitate effective democratic, local self-governance through the provision of advice and assistance to the City Council and Management concerning compliance with law and avoidance of legal challenges, the City has retained the law firm of Hanson Bridgett LLP and designated Joan Cassman as City Attorney. Legal advice is provided to the City Council, Management, City Departments, and Commissions. Services rendered are wide in scope and include litigation, government tort claims, preparation of ordinances, resolutions, contracts, opinions, and other legal documents, general business, land use, real estate, code enforcement prosecution, and statutory work.