Oakland City Attorney

Oakland City Attorney

Oakland City Attorney

Oakland City Attorney

Find Legal Resources for the Public

Legal Resources

The Office of the City Attorney does not represent individuals in private legal matters.

If you need assistance with a private legal matter, there are many low-cost and sliding scale services available to you in Alameda County. For a complete list, contact:

Alameda County Bar Association, Volunteer Legal Services Corporation

360 22nd Street, Suite 800
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: 510.893.5158
Fax: 510.893.3119
E-mail: acba@acbanet.org.

Information About Criminal Matters

The Office of the City Attorney does not investigate or prosecute criminal activity. For information about criminal matters, please contact:

District Attorney’s Office at 510.272.6222

To Report a Crime

  • If it is an emergency, dial 911
  • For non-emergancies, please call the Oakland Police Department at 510.777.3333

Courts and Legal Organizations

The following are links to legal resources we think you will find helpful.

Legal Organizations

Alameda County Bar Association (WWW.ACBANET.ORG)

The State Bar of California (WWW.CALBAR.ORG)

Office of the Attorney General, State of California Department of Justice (CAAG.STATE.CA.US)

U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General (WWW.USDOJ.GOV/AG/)

Local, State and National Courts

Superior Court of Alameda County (ALAMEDA.COURTS.CA.GOV/COURTS)

California Courts, The California Judicial Branch (WWW.COURTS.CA.GOV)

United States District Court, Northern District of California (CAND.USCOURTS.GOV)

United States Courts For The Ninth Circuit, Court of Appeals (CA9.USCOURTS.GOV)

Supreme Court, Most Recent Decisions, Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law School (SUPCT.LAW.CORNELL.EDU/SUPCT)

General Legal Reference

The Library of Congress (WWW.LOC.GOV)


The above links are provided as a helpful guide and resource. Please seek professional legal advice before making decisions pertaining to a specific legal issue.

The links presented above do not imply the City of Oakland’s endorsement of third party sites, services or associated organizations or persons. The City of Oakland does not control third party sites and does not warrant that such sites are accurate or reliable or that they have operational links. Users are responsible for evaluating content, quality and accuracy of information and services on other sites.