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Office of the City Attorney

The City Attorney's Office is the City's "law firm" comprised of the City Attorney and a team of Assistant City Attorneys and support staff. The City Attorney's Office provides a broad range of knowledge and expertise in the area of city, county and local government law. As legal counsel to the city commissioners, departments, offices, boards and committees it applies the many skills of its staff in the best interest of the city in litigation, enforcement of the city code and in maintaining and amending the city ordinances.

For a more detailed listing for the duties of the City Attorney please visit Role of the Office

Contact Information

Main Office

100 North Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Telephone: 954-828-5940
Facsimile: 954-828-5915

City Attorney's Office - Municipal Prosecutors

600 South Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Telephone: 954-828-4553
Facsimile: 954-468-1550

City Attorney's Office - Police Legal Division

1300 West Broward Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Telephone: 954-828-5622
Facsimile: 954-828-5744

Business Hours

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The City Attorney’s Office is not authorized to provide legal advice to the general public. Please see our community legal resources page for suggested sites of entities that may be able to assist with your legal needs.