The mission and duty of the City Attorney’s Office is to serve the City of San Antonio with the highest quality legal services and professional standards. We deliver legal advice to the Mayor, City Council, boards and commissions, City management and all of the City's departments.

Our team:

  • 58 lawyers
  • 25 support staff

Our lawyers perform a wide variety of legal services including:

  • prosecuting misdemeanor offenses
  • defending the City in civil lawsuits
  • and preparing the many agreements, legal documents, and ordinances needed in the City's numerous day-to-day transactions

The City Attorney's Office assists the Ethics Review Board, and is responsible for issuing Ethics Advisory Opinions for City officials and employees. We also provide training on various regulations such as Open Government and campaign finance.

NOTE: Records may be requested through the Open Records website.