City Attorney

The Law Department has 4 main functions
  • The City Attorney provides legal advice to the City Council, department heads, boards and commissions, employees and the public in all aspects of City business
  • Oversees the operation of the Municipal Court which includes prosecuting violations of City Code
  • Reviews and processes all Risk Management matters
  • Handles all workers compensation claims for City employees
Hutchinson City Hall
As well as handling all legal affairs of the City, the City Attorney's Office also prepares ordinances, contracts and other legal documents. The City Attorney does not provide legal advice to individuals regarding private matters which do not involve the City of Hutchinson. Anyone seeking such advice should contact a private attorney.