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Office of the City Attorney

Mayanne Downs
City Attorney


City Mission

Enhance the quality of life in the City by delivering public services in a knowledgeable, responsive and financially responsible manner.

City Attorney Office

The City Attorney’s office provides legal counsel and representation to Orlando’s Mayor and City Council, City departments, and city-appointed boards and commissions in any suit, action or proceeding filed by or against them.

The office provides legal advice at Council meetings, performs legal research and offers advisory opinions, and responds to requests from the Mayor, Council and City staff to draft or review contracts, ordinances and other legal documents.

Please note that the City Attorney’s Office does not represent or give legal advice to citizens of Orlando.

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