Legal Services
212 SW 9th Street
Lawton, OK 73501
580-581-3320


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Legal Services


The Legal Services Department protects the public's interest by providing comprehensive, professional, cost-efficient legal advice, representing the City of Lawton's legal interests before judicial and administrative agencies, and effectively and efficiently prosecuting all misdemeanor criminal offenses for violations of the Lawton City Code.

The staff of the Legal Services Department provides the City Council and the employees of the City of Lawton with full legal representation in order that they may lawfully attain the City Council’s objectives and other City programs without undue risk to the City of Lawton.

The City Attorney attends all meetings of the City Council and provides legal advice and opinions whenever requested to do so by the City Council, City Manager and staff. The Legal Services Department approves the form of all contracts made by the City and prepares ordinances and resolutions for the City and processes all claims against the City and renders legal opinions on all claims.