• Civil and Code Litigation
  • Employment and Personnel
  • Meet and Confer Management Representation
  • Nuisance Abatement & Substandard Structures
  • Police Department – Criminal and Civil Enforcement
  • Fire Department Civil Service

The Employment, Litigation, Civil Service division handles the majority of the litigation in which the City is involved, provides legal support to the Police Department, and manages employment and personnel legal matters. The attorneys in this division routinely counsel managers on employee relations matters related to performance, discipline, internal grievances, and Fire Department Civil Service policies, and provide representation to the City’s Meet and Confer management team. The Police Legal Advisor is housed in this section and provides the bulk of the legal advice to the police department regarding criminal enforcement processes and procedures and public information requests, including body worn camera videos. This division also manages nuisance abatement and substandard structures.