General Responsibilities

  • Defend the City, its officers and employees (while in performance of their official duties) against lawsuits
  • Draft contracts, leases, deeds, and other legal instruments, to be used on behalf of the governmental entity
  • Attend City Council meetings and various board and commission meetings, as required
  • Protect the City’s interests regarding rates charged by utility companies
  • Prosecution in Municipal Court
  • Gang Injunctions


This office provides effective legal representation in defense of lawsuits filed against the City of Wichita Falls. However, this service does not extend to providing legal advice to citizens on personal issues. The assistance of a private attorney may be required.