It is the mission of the City Attorney's Office to provide high quality legal services to the City in an efficient, timely and cost effective manner for the benefit of the citizens of Vancouver.
The City Attorney’s Office provides legal advice and support on matters initiated by City Council, the City Manager’s Office or City departments. It is staffed with 17 attorneys, 11 administrative and support staff, and 2-4 legal interns.The Vancouver City Attorney’s Office has two divisions, Civil and Criminal Prosecution, and four major functions:
Notice: The City Attorney's client is the legal entity of the City of Vancouver. The City Attorney's Office staff is prohibited from providing legal advice to the public or to parties other than the municipal corporation of the City of Vancouver.
Please Note: The City's website and any links accessible from them, as well as any links accessible through them, may not be used to make litigation discovery or public disclosure requests, as no person monitors those links and the city cannot respond to requests made through them.