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Law Department

The Law Department is an internal department made up of  two divisions: Civil Division and Prosecution Divisions. These Divisions are overseen by the City Attorney who reports to the City Manager, Mayor and City Council. 

Civil Division:

The Civil Division is located in the City Hall building and focuses on providing reliable, efficient, and accurate legal services to the City's elected and appointed officials and staff.  The Civil Division personnel consists of: City Attorney, Chief Counsel of Management and Operations, Chief Counsel  of Litigation, Chief Counsel of Public Safety, Chief Counsel of Infrastructure and Planning, Chief Counsel of Economic Development and Planning, Contract Compliance Coordinator/Paralegal, and a part-time Executive Assistant.

For more information contact: 816.969.1400

Prosecution Division:

This Prosecution Division is located in the Police Department and focuses on prosecuting city ordinance violations in order to protect the health and safety of the citizens and the integrity of neighborhoods.  The Prosecution Division personnel consists of: Chief Prosecuting Attorney, part time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Office Manager/Paralegal and a Legal Assistant.

For more information contact: 816.969.1420

The Law Department represents the City of Lee's Summit and cannot represent individual citizens.  If you need an attorney, you may wish to contact the Missouri Bar for referrals at 1.573.635.4128 or missourilawyershelp.org

If you have questions regarding a court case, upcoming trial, traffic ticket or fines, youth court, municipal judges, etc. please contact the Lee's Summit Municipal Court at 816.969.1150.  

To file a claim with the City of Lee's Summit, please contact the Contract Compliance Coordinator/Paralegal at 816.969.1402.

If you have a formal (Sunshine Law) request for information, please contact the City Clerk's office at 816.969.1006.