Legal Department

Legal Department Information

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
David Johnson
317-545-6191
Email: djohnson@cityoflawrence.org