Edmond's city attorney is appointed by the mayor and City Council to direct the management of all legal matters for the city. The City Attorney's Office provides legal assistance to the mayor, council, the Edmond Public Works Authority, and, through the city manager, to the various city departments. The office also provides assistance to various committees, boards, and city agencies.
The city attorney, or the assistant city attorney, represents the city in all litigation in:
Edmond Municipal Court
Oklahoma County District Court
Oklahoma State Courts
The Federal Court System
Risk Management, a division of the City Attorney's Office, handles subrogation recovery, liability, and property insurance as well as other multiple lines of insurance for the city.