City Attorney

The City of Stanton contracts our legal services through Best Best & Krieger. Founded in 1891, Best Best & Krieger LLP is a full-service law firm with nearly 200 attorneys in nine offices across California and in Washington, D.C., delivering effective, timely and service-oriented solutions to complex legal issues facing public agencies, businesses and individuals.

The City Attorney provides effective legal counsel and services to the City Council, advisory boards, commissions and staff, with the goal of assuring legal compliance with applicable laws and protecting the City's interest on all legal matters.

The City Attorney defends or prosecutes legal actions in which the City is involved; prepares and reviews ordinances, resolutions, contracts, opinions, litigation and other related documents; apprises City officials of changes in statute or case law for the purpose of providing legal advice; and ensures that City activities comply with all pertinent laws. The City Attorney attends all City Council and Planning Commission meetings.