Digital Services During COVID-19
The Law Department handles all of the legal business of the City of Green Bay. This web page is designed in an effort to provide the same services to members of the community during the COVID-19 situation, while limiting the amount of person-to-person contact. This is for the safety and well-being of both the community and City employees.
Law Department Digital Counter Services
- SORB Applications
- File a Claim
- Pre-Trial Conferences
- Drop Off Documents
- View City Ordinances
- Request Public Records
We recognize that there are still times when you need to drop off a document for the law department. In those instances, please use our drop box located at the back entrance to City Hall.
Please drop any documents intended for the Law Department in the “GENERAL” drop box (indicated by yellow dot on map above). The mailbox is checked daily.
Law Department Contact Information
The Law Department is still answering calls and e-mails as usual. Please contact us at 920-448-3080 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org for any inquiries you have.
The Law Department represents the City of Green Bay as a municipal corporation. The City Attorney is responsible for attending Common Council meetings, drafting ordinances and resolutions, determining the legality of proposed ordinances, and representing the City in legal matters. The duties of the City’s legal department include appearing in judicial, administrative and other legal actions, issuing legal opinions to city officers, drafting legal documents, prosecuting ordinance violations in Green Bay Municipal Court, and providing a full range of legal services to various City departments, boards, and entities.
The City Attorney may only represent the City of Green Bay as a municipal corporation. Lawyers in the office are prohibited from providing any legal advice to any individual person or entity. For questions on City operations, including for questions about whether you are in compliance with City requirements, please contact the relevant department directly.
The Law Department is comprised of four attorneys, one paralegal, and one secretary. View the Law Department Organizational Chart (PDF).