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Daniel L. Brown
Acting City Attorney

Law Department

​The Law Department is comprised of two sections, the City Attorney’s Office, which handles representing the City in civil matters, and the City Prosecutor’s Office, which handles the prosecution of misdemeanor crimes committed in Phoenix.


City Attorney's Office

The 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.

City Prosecutor's Office

The City Prosecutor’s Office (Criminal Division) is responsible for prosecuting misdemeanor offenses, handling approximately 45,000 cases per year.  The Prosecutor’s Office also provides information and resources for crime victims and witnesses, those facing barking dog or neighborhood issues, and information on our diversion programs, specialty courts, and more.


​Contacts

City Attorney’s Office
Phoenix City Hall
200 W. Washington St., 13th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85003
PHONE:  602-262-6761
FAX:  602-534-9866

City Prosecutor’s Office
300 W. Washington St., 8th Floor
Phoenix, AZ  85003
PHONE:  602-262-6461
FAX: 602-534-9801
TRS: 7-1-1 Friendly

HOURS:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday


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