The City Attorney is responsible for legal advice to the Mayor, City Council, City Administrator, and the City's staff. The City Attorney assists with preparation and review of resolutions, ordinances, contracts, and other documents. They also provide proactive legal advice to ensure that the actions by the City are legally defensible, comply with the most current state law, and minimize the potential for litigation. The City Attorney does not represent or provide legal advice to private citizens or businesses.
Prosecution and defense services are provided by the City of Lakewood, pursuant to a contract between the City of DuPont and the City of Lakewood to provide court services.