City Attorney

The City Attorney and staff attorneys of the department provide legal advice and representation to the City Council, City Manager, officers, agents and employees of the City of Mesquite acting in their official capacity.

The City Attorney's Office processes liability claims and lawsuits involving the City.  A written notice of claim may be sent to this office for prompt attention.  A claim form may be obtained by calling the City Attorney’s Office.

The City Attorney's Office does not provide legal opinions or representation to the public on private matters.  Our office cannot refer you to any specific attorneys or endorse any private legal practice. 

Helpful Links


Dallas Bar Association, 214-220-7444

Legal Aid, 214-748-1234 or 817-336-3943 for a referral

Birth Certificates, 972-285-5429