Oakland City Attorney

Oakland City Attorney

Oakland City Attorney

Oakland City Attorney

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The City Attorney’s Office is open to the public on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 8:30am – 5pm. Please go to our Contact page to plan your visit.

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Key Values

What we believe in to see Oakland move forward.
Innovative Approach

The City Attorneys Office provides the highest quality legal services to the City of Oakland, promotes open government, and applies the law in an innovative manner to improve local quality of life.

Standing Up to Big Business

City Attorney Parker has taken large corporations including Wells Fargo, Microsoft, and Monsanto to court to ensure they act in a manner that is fair and accountable to both the City and its residents.

Protecting Tenant Rights

City Attorney Parker launched the Housing Justice Initiative to protect vulnerable tenants in Oaklands diverse neighborhoods in response to the ongoing housing crisis.

Fighting for Public Health & the Environment

From holding lead paint manufacturers accountable to ensuring fossil fuel companies pay their fair share in response to climate change, City Attorney Parker leverages the law to protect public health and the environment.

Enforcing Police Reform

The City Attorneys office helps ensure the Oakland Police Department follows the terms of the Negotiated Settlement Agreement reached to provide fair and equitable policing practices.

Protecting and Pursuing Racial Justice

City Attorney Parker and her team embrace opportunities to use the law in pursuit of racial justice and to protect the rights of every Oakland resident.

Celebrating and Recognizing the Power and Benefits of Diversity

The Oakland City Attorney’s Office continues to be one of the most diverse legal teams in our country. We are proud of and value our diversity in all arenas, including but not limited to age, gender, race, sexual orientation and disability status. Diversity improves and informs our advice and legal counsel and enhances the public services we provide to the residents of one of the most diverse cities in America by providing a broad range of points of view, perspectives, insight and strategies.

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Annual Reports

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Fiscal Year 2022-23

Annual Report

Fiscal Year 2021-22

Annual Report

Fiscal Year 2020-21

Annual Report

Fiscal Year 2019-20

Annual Report

Fiscal Year 2018-19

Annual Report

Fiscal Year 2017-18

Annual Report