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Aug 7, 2020

Mayor Hancock appoints DOTI’s James Fisher as Deputy City Attorney

Mayor Michael B. Hancock this week appointed James Fisher as Deputy City Attorney for the City and County of Denver.

Apr 2, 2020

Denver sues e-cig companies as Colorado leads nation in vaping epidemic among youth

The City and County of Denver filed a 207-page lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Wednesday against the manufacturers of e-cigarette and vaping products seeking damages and relief, including abatement of the public health crisis caused by their wrongful, deceptive conduct.

Jan 17, 2020

CLOSED-RFP Workplace Investigative Services

The Denver City Attorney is seeking the services of a Qualified Pool of sole proprietors, solo-practitioners, companies or law firms (“contractor(s)”) to perform workplace investigations, and any related services, on an as-needed basis.

Nov 5, 2019

Community, City Council input secured over future of Park Hill Golf Course in settlement with owner

The City and County of Denver finalized a Settlement Agreement with Westside Investment Partners that maintains existing land use restrictions at the privately-owned Park Hill Golf Course and guarantees the community and City Council will have a defining role in any proposed changes.


Open Records Requests

The City Attorney’s Office (CAO) values transparency in government and strives to comply at all times with open records requests in a timely and efficient manner.

To pay for the cost of processing a Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) request, the agency custodian may charge for the time spent to research and respond to records requests under CORA. Following the Colorado Revised Statutes C.R.S. §24-72-205(6), agency custodians may charge $33 per hour for researching, retrieving and reviewing records. There is no charge for the first hour of research, retrieval and review of records.

The City Attorney’s Office is not the custodian of records and does not process open records requests for other agencies or offices in the City and County of Denver. Please send requests for records to the agency custodian directly.

The City Attorney's Office accepts CORA requests for records by email at This includes CCJRA requests for its Prosecution and Code Enforcement(PACE) section.

A CORA and/or CCJRA requests received after 3 p.m., or any day the agency is officially closed, will be considered received on the following working day.

For information regarding fees associated with CORA requests, visit the City’s Colorado Open Records Act webpage below.