City Attorney


Modified service due to COVID-19:

City Hall is open from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. If you require entrance to City Hall offices outside of these hours, please make arrangements with staff from the department that you will be visiting.

All visitors shall be required to enter City Hall from East L street through the door located on the left (East) side of the building closest to the Post Office. Please check in with the staff person at the designated Welcome Window.

You will be required to wear a face covering over both your nose and mouth for the duration of your visit to City Hall. Please maintain 6 feet of social distancing between other visitors and staff. Do not visit City Hall if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. Appointments can always be rescheduled.



The City Attorney serves as the primary legal advisor and legal representative to the City Council. The position requires aggressive and creative problem solving ability and emphasizes the practice of preventative law while keeping City Council and City Staff well informed and up to date on all matters regarding legal implementation, defense, compliance and legislative impacts.

Vision & Mission:

“The vision of the City Attorney's Office is to provide outstanding legal representation and support to the City Council, commissions, and staff to meet the present and future needs of the City of Benicia.”

Our Mission: “To provide ethical, high quality, and cost-effective legal services to the City of Benicia.”

Benicia Municipal Code