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City Attorney

The Midvale City Attorney's office provides the City with a broad range of legal services. The Attorney’s office is responsible for the City’s legal affairs, including serving as legal advisor to the Mayor and City Council, City departments, boards, and commissions. 

The City Attorney was appointed in accordance with Utah law and Midvale City ordinances.

Duties of the City Attorney’s Office include:

  • Participating in negotiations
  • Overseeing lawsuits initiated or defended on behalf of Midvale City
  • Drafting and reviewing contracts
  • Creating and amending ordinances
  • Providing counsel to departments regarding land use and code enforcement
  • Assisting with economic development and redevelopment
  • Providing legal opinions to City officials
Criminal Proceedings & Information

The Attorney's office also prosecutes the following types of offenses that occur within the city:

  • Domestic violence
  • Driving under the influence (DUI)
  • Misdemeanor and infraction-level offenses
  • Theft
  • Traffic
For information about your criminal or traffic case, visit the Midvale Justice Court. The City Attorney and staff may not speak with those who are represented by an attorney.

Legal Advice

The City Attorney and staff cannot provide legal advice to residents on personal legal matters. The City Attorney only provides legal advice to the City’s elected and appointed officials. Private legal matters must be handled by attorneys retained by the person seeking legal advice.

Prosecution Policies

The Midvale City Prosecutor's Office maintains the following Prosecution Policies.