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Mission Statement

The City Attorney is the chief legal officer for the entire municipal organization. The attorneys are obligated to represent and seek the good of the city government.

Strategic Approach

  • represent the City of Amarillo, employees, and officials when sued
  • represent the State of Texas in Municipal Court through department’s prosecutors
  • conduct negotiations of various kinds
  • offer legal advice and counsel to City Council, departments, and officials regarding City government operations and policies
  • prepare or review legal documents necessary to accomplish its varied functions
  • provide services and support to over 30 boards and commissions