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​City Attorney

The City Attorney is appointed by the City Council. This office provides legal advice and representation to the City and performs legal services for the City Council, Boards and Commissions, and the City's administrative staff. The City Attorney's Office also prosecutes violations in the Municipal Court. The City Council or the City Attorney has the authority to retain special legal counsel, which is supervised by the City Attorney, as the need arises.

Key Numbers

City Attorney's Office: 303-538-7210 

Municipal Prosecutor's Office: 720-977-5430

Giving Legal Advice

The City Attorney's Office represents the agencies and officials of the City of Thornton and is not able to provide legal advice to private citizens.