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City Attorney

The City Attorney consists of the city attorney and two assistant city attorneys and support staff.  The city attorney is appointed by the Mayor and the City Council.

About Us

As provided in the Martinez Municipal Code the City Attorney is the chief legal officer of the city under the direction of the City Council.  The City Attorney prepares or revises ordinances, is responsible for litigation matters; makes recommendations for ordinances, resolutions or other documents or procedures affecting the legal position of the city; provides legal opinions; attends all meetings of the City Council, and other boards and commissions as necessary; reviews all contracts and instruments to which the city is a party; enforces city laws and regulations; and reviews and analyzes all state and federal legislation affecting the city.