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The Denver City’s Attorney’s Office is one of the largest law firms in Colorado, with more than 120 attorneys and approximately 100 staff members comprised of paralegals, victim advocates, and other support and supervisory staff members. The office is comprised of seven sections that each play a crucial role in daily operations.

  • Manages the City Attorney's Office
  • Oversees hiring in all sections
  • Responds to public, media inquiries
  • Fosters professional development

  • Represents the City in employment matters
  • Provides legal counsel to City agencies
  • Negotiates collective bargaining agreements

  • Drafts city laws, writes city contracts
  • Negotiates real estate and development
  • Advises city agencies on legal issues, including environmental law and construction law
  • Represents City in commercial litigation, bankruptcy, condemnation and administrative hearings
  • Handles sales, use and property tax matters for City

  • Provides legal counsel and representation to the city, city officials and its employees
  • Defends civil lawsuits, including civil rights and torts
  • Manages and investigates claims filed against the city

  • Protects children from neglect and abuse
  • Enforces child support
  • Assists incapacitated adults
  • Prosecutes welfare fraud

  • Handles legal aspects of airport business
  • Drafts airport construction contracts
  • Secures financing for airport expansion
  • Defends the airport in litigation

  • Prosecutes municipal ordinance violations
  • Assists victims of crime
  • Provides solutions to public nuisances