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City Attorney

Physical Address: City Hall West, 300 LaPorte Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80521
Mailing Address: PO Box 580, Fort Collins, CO 80522-0580
Phone: (970)221-6520
Fax: (970)221-6327

The City Attorney is the legal advisor to the City Council and City employees in matters relating to their official powers and duties. He or she is also responsible under the City Charter for representing the City in all legal proceedings, drawing all ordinances and preparing all other legal documents for the City, attending all Council meetings, and performing all services related to the position as may be required by the City Charter, the ordinances of the City or the Council.  The City Attorney's Office is comprised of the City Attorney, two Deputy City Attorneys, eight Assistant City Attorneys, and one Municipal Court Prosecutor, together with the five full or part-time paralegals or legal assistants.

The City Attorney’s Office does not give legal advice to private citizens. If a citizen is seeking information about his or her individual rights and responsibilities, that individual should contact a private attorney.