Office of the City Attorney
Welcome to the Office of the City Attorney
The mission of the Office of the City Attorney is to deliver high-quality legal services to the City of Chattanooga in a responsive, proactive, creative and timely manner so that it can govern lawfully with the highest level of integrity and serve the community effectively.
The Office of the City Attorney provides legal advice and representation to the Mayor, City Council, the City's boards and commissions, and other City officials and employees on a broad range of issues. The City Attorney is appointed by and reports to the Mayor and City Council. The Office of the City Attorney only represents the City of Chattanooga, and its agencies, officials and employees, on matters of public business.
The Office of the City Attorney has a diverse staff of talented professionals with the expertise to provide comprehensive legal services for the wide variety of legal issues facing our city.
We hope you'll find this site useful in answering questions about our office.
Wade A. Hinton
City Attorney's Office Disclaimer
We try to ensure that the Office of the City Attorney's web pages and links are accurate and up-to-date. However, the City of Chattanooga cannot be held responsible or liable for any errors, inaccuracies or omissions in the information displayed on these pages.
The Office of the City Attorney cannot give legal advice concerning private legal disputes such as divorces, contracts, landlord/tenant, boundary disputes with neighbors or other private civil matters.