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City Attorney's Office


Who We Are

The City Attorney’s Office serves as the legal adviser to the Mayor, City Council, City departments, and the Reno Redevelopment Agency; represents and defends the City in legal matters; handles all suits on behalf of the City of Reno and any of its departments and agencies; prosecutes violations of City ordinances; and provides counsel to elected officials and client agencies.

The Office consists of a Civil Division and a Criminal Division. Each division is supervised by a Chief Deputy City Attorney.

The City Attorney’s Office serves citizens of Reno directly from programs such as domestic violence awareness and cell phone drives for seniors. Explore the links on the side menu to learn more about the role of the City Attorney's Office.

Visit the Criminal Division section of the City Attorney’s website if you have questions about the following:

  • Received a Citation?

  • Received a Court Notice?

  • Received a Discovery Notice?

  • Received a Subpoena?

  • Requesting Discovery?

  • Filing a Motion?

  • Inquiring About a Case?

  • Questions About Court?

  • Race to End Domestic Violence 5K and 10K Event

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