The Legal Department cannot provide legal advice
to private citizens on personal legal matters.


The City's Legal Department:

  • Advises the City Council, BAWA, CCPD, FCPEMSD, MDD, City Manager and staff, and official boards and commissions on a wide-range of issues.
  • Represents or manages the representation of the City, BAWA, CCPD, FCPEMSD, and MDD in litigation and adversary proceedings.
  • Serves as Prosecutor for all municipal court cases, including those involving offenses under the Texas Penal Code, the Texas Transportation Code, and the City’s Code of Ordinances.
  • Provides oral and written opinions to the City Council, BAWA, MDD, CCPD, FCPEMSD, City Manager and staff.
  • Drafts legal instruments such as ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and deeds.

Municipal Court Prosecutor

The Prosecutor is responsible for prosecuting violations of applicable state law and municipal ordinances in which the Municipal Court has jurisdiction.

 Office Hours
Morning
 Afternoon
 Monday  10am to 11:30am 1:30pm to 4pm  
 Tuesday   9am to 11:30am Unavailable on Trial Days
 Wednesday

Unavailable on Trial Days

9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
on Non-Trial Days

  Unavailable on Trial Days

1pm to 4pm
on Non-Trial Days
 Thursday 9am to 11:30am 1pm to 4pm 
 Friday  9am to 11:30am   Not Available