The City Attorney’s 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.
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.
City Attorney Parker launched the Housing Justice Initiative to protect vulnerable tenants in Oakland’s diverse neighborhoods in response to the ongoing housing crisis.
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.
The City Attorney’s office helps ensure the Oakland Police Department follows the terms of the Negotiated Settlement Agreement reached to provide fair and equitable policing practices.
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.
CONTACT email@example.com Oakland, Calif. – Today Oakland City Attorney Barbara J. Parker announced that this ...