The City Attorney handles all of the City's legal work, including:

  • Drafting ordinances
  • Prosecuting and defending lawsuits involving the City
  • Prosecuting municipal code violations
  • Providing legal advice to the Common Council and City departments
  • Reviewing and drafting contracts between the City and private parties or other governments


Our staff is experienced and professional, and is focused on ensuring that the City is always in compliance with the vast array of statutory, regulatory and court-determined laws that control municipalities, and that the City is always well-represented in every legal matter. The City Attorney's office is composed of the following:

  • 2 Administrative Assistants
  • 3 Part-time Assistant City Attorneys
  • City Attorney
  • Full-time Assistant City Attorney


The goal of the office is to function as a full-service law firm within City Hall, providing top-quality legal counsel to its client, the City of Waukesha.

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Citizens and businesses in the City are always encouraged to contact our office with their comments and concerns.