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City Attorney

The City Attorney’s Office is responsible for providing legal advice and representation to the City Council, Boards and Commissions, and all City officers and employees. We also handle the City’s civil and criminal litigation. Our office is staffed by eight attorneys, an office administrator, one paralegal and three legal assistants.

Mission Statement

We are part of the City team.  It is our duty to provide competent, helpful, timely, cost-effective and independent legal representation.


740 State Street, Suite 201
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Business Hours

We are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1990
Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990

Phone (805) 564-5326
Fax (805) 564-5426  

Last Updated: Aug 30, 2018
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