Peter Joffrion, City Attorney
City of Huntsville
308 Fountain Circle
Huntsville, AL 35804
e-mail: City Attorney
The Office of City Attorney provides legal counsel to the City Council, the City Manager and other city officials.
The goal of the Office of the City Attorney is to render high quality legal services to the City of Huntsville, a municipal corporation, its City Council, Mayor, Department Heads, Agencies, Boards and, within the scope of their employment, its employees.
The Office of the City Attorney renders advisory opinions to the City Council, Mayor, Department Heads, Agencies, and Boards relative to every aspect of City government, municipal legislation, and municipal contracts and agreements
The Office of the City Attorney also represents, or supervises the representation of, the City Council, Mayor, Department Heads, Agencies, Boards and, within the scope of their employment, employees relative to litigation and administrative appeals in State and Federal Court, at the trial and appellate levels.
The Office of the City Attorney prosecutes violations of all City Ordinances and Criminal Codes brought before the Municipal Court for the City of Huntsville, and on appeal to the Circuit Court of Madison County, Alabama, and represents the City of Huntsville in any appeal of such actions at all higher appellate levels.
The Office of the City Attorney is composed of the City Attorney, Deputy City Attorney, Assistant City Attorneys, the Prosecution Office, the City of Huntsville Claims Representative, and a complete support staff.
The office is located on the 6th floor of the Administration Building, 308 Fountain Circle, Huntsville, Alabama, and the hours are 8:00 to 5:00 Monday through Friday. Mailing address is P.O. Box 308, Huntsville, Alabama 35804. Telephone (256) 427-5026.