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City Attorney Richard Doyle
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Richard Doyle

Welcome to the Office of the City Attorney for the City of San Jose.

The Office of the City Attorney serves as legal counsel to San Jose's city government. Our clients include the Mayor, City Council, and the city’s various Departments, Boards, and Commissions.

My Office is committed to providing excellent legal services to our clients, and supporting their efforts to better serve the citizens of the City of San Jose. I am proud to have a diverse staff of highly talented professionals with the expertise to provide comprehensive legal services for a wide range of issues facing our dynamic city. We strive to efficiently manage resources to meet the daily operational needs of our clients in a cost-effective and timely manner, while building the internal capacity to flexibly respond to the City’s ever changing legal needs.

One recent addition to our website is the addition of final trancripts for the trial concerning Measure B.

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. We hope that the information is helpful to you. Should you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Richard Doyle
City Attorney

Mission Statement
The Office of the City Attorney is committed to providing excellent legal services, consistent with the highest professional and ethical standards, with the goal of protecting and advancing the City's interests in serving the people of San Jose.