Oakland City Attorney. Law in Service of the Public

ALERT

Alameda County remains under a Public Health Order to shelter in place. Please see http://www.acphd.org/

To comply with the order, protect staff and residents, and devote resources to the City’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, the following temporary policies remain in place until further notice:

1. The City Attorney’s Office (along with City Hall) will be closed to the public.

2. The City Attorney’s Office is accepting electronic service of claims and lawsuits against the City at claims@oaklandcityattorney.org Email service to this address will be treated the same as personal delivery. This temporary policy does not apply to service of lawsuits against individually named City employees. 


THESE POLICIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME.  PLEASE CHECK THIS PAGE FOR UPDATES.

Highlights

Annual Report
Scales

City Attorney's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019-20 read more

City Council adopts EQUAL ordinance to increase access to housing read more

CA cities announce $305M settlement of lead paint litigation read more

Community Law Units

Community Impact Programs

Neighborhood Law Corps (NLC) / Community Lawyering & Civil Rights Unit (CLCR)

Advocating for social, economic and environmental justice for Oakland residents, workers and neighborhoods.

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Notable Cases

Notable Cases

Major Legal Cases

Court documents and other Information about major lawsuits and legal cases.

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