City Attorney


The City Attorney is retained by the City Council to act as the legal adviser and administrator of the legal affairs of the City and the Successor Agency.

The City Attorney provides legal advice on matters of law pertaining to official activities for:

Legal Advice for Citizens

The City Attorney does not provide legal advice to citizens, nor does it prosecute criminal activity. View Legal Advice Resources.

Claims Against the City

If a person or entity desires to pursue a claim against the City a claim form must be completed, signed and sent to the City Attorney's office along with any supporting documents.
  1. City Attorney's Office

    Physical Address
    1333 Park Ave.
    Emeryville, CA 94608

    City Hall Office Hours

    Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    12:00 Noon to 1:PM (Closed for Lunch)

  2. John I. Kennedy

    City Attorney