City Attorney

COVID-19 Update

The City Attorney's Office is open by appointment only during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please call 686-6990 to schedule an appointment, including to reschedule a pretrial conference. We are also facilitating meetings using teleconferencing software.


The City Attorney serves as legal counsel to all City departments, the Mayor, and the Common Council, and represents the city in legal matters before courts, agencies, or judicial bodies. The office is staffed by City Attorney Kathleen McDaniel, Assistant City Attorney Elizabeth Majerus, and Paralegal Jane Rhode. The City Attorney cannot give legal advice to members of the public.