The City Attorney’s office consists currently on a consulting contract. The City Attorney is normally appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the City Council. The City Attorney engages in a full range of municipal law practice, which includes the preparation of ordinances, contracts, leases, Code updates and other legal documents.
The Office represents the City in litigation, with the exception of tort litigation and worker’s compensation, and is responsible for prosecuting violations of the Municipal Code. The City Attorney provides legal services to all city departments, and serves as general legal counsel to the Planning Commission, and other boards and commissions of the City.
To contact the City Attorney’s office please contact:
Mary F. Lerner, Attorney at Law
Lozano Smith, Attorneys at Law
7404 N. Spalding Avenue
Fresno, CA 93720