City Attorney

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City Attorney Mike JenkinsThe City of West Hollywood contracts with the law firm of Best, Best and Krieger for City Attorney services. Michael Jenkins is the appointed City Attorney and the chief legal officer of the City. City Attorney duties include provision of legal advice to the City Council and City staff; supervision of all matters of legal significance; preparation of legal opinions; review and drafting of ordinances, resolutions, contracts and program guidelines; and defense of challenges to City actions, laws, policies and procedures.

The City also contracts with the law firm of Dapeer, Rosenblit & Litvak, LLP for Municipal Code criminal prosecution services. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is also engaged for some code compliance and major criminal prosecutions.

Visit the City Attorney's website for more detailed information.