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Practices

The Denver City’s Attorney’s Office is one of the largest law firms in Colorado, with over 90 attorneys and approximately 90 staff members comprised of paralegals, victim advocates, and other support and supervisory staff members. The office is comprised of six departments that each play a crucial role in daily operation.


  • Manages the City Attorney's Office
  • Supports department efforts
  • Provides leadership for city law
  • Fosters professional development
 

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

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

  • Drafts city laws
  • Writes city contracts
  • Negotiates real estate and development
  • Defends environment law
 

  • Defends the City in civil lawsuits
  • Provides legal counsel to the Mayor's Office & City Council
  • Provides legal counsel to City agencies
 
 

  • Protects children from neglect and abuse
  • Enforces child support
  • Assists incapacitated adults
  • Prosecutes welfare fraud
 
  • Prosecutes municipal ordinance violations
  • Assists victims of crime
  • Provides solutions to public nuisances
  • Handles mental health commitments