Legal Department

Corporation counsel: 317-545-6191

The Department of Law, through the city’s corporation counsel, manages the city’s legal affairs, performing duties such as:

• Providing legal advice to city leaders, departments, boards, commissions and other city agencies

• Drafting and/or reviewing ordinances, contracts and other legal documents for the city and its departments, boards, commissions and other agencies

• Representing the city in legal matters

• Responding to public records requests

• Maintaining custody of the city’s legal records.

Corporation Counsel for Utilities
Jim Gutting
9001 E. 59th St.
Suite 301
Lawrence, IN 46216
317-545-6191
Email: jgutting@cityoflawrence.org

Corporation Counsel for the City
David Johnson
317-545-6191
Email: djohnson@cityorlawrence.org