City Attorney's Office

Protects city interests by providing quality legal advice and counsel to the City Council, the city manager, city departments and various city boards, commissions and affiliate entities, including the Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

The City Attorney's Office provides counsel in the areas of:

  • Code enforcement
  • Contracts
  • Drafting legal documents
  • General legal opinions to ensure limited exposure to legal liability and general legal compliance
  • Legislation
  • Litigation
  • Municipal finance
  • Real estate transactions

The City Attorney's Office also advises departments regarding citizens' requests for public documents under the Freedom of Information Act. Read more about how to request information.