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City Attorney


The City Attorney's Office consists of two divisions: Civil Division and Prosecution Division. These divisions serve the citizens of Federal Way by:

  •     Providing legal advice to Federal Way City Council, mayor, boards and commissions, and city staff
  •     Representing the city’s interest in all legal actions
  •     Drafting city ordinances (laws) and resolutions for council consideration
  •     Prosecuting violations of misdemeanors and infractions in Federal Way Municipal Court
  •     Providing help through the legal process for victims of domestic violence
  •     Analyzing the city’s liabilities and recouping damages to city property

Legal Advice
The City Attorney’s Office is prohibited from providing legal advice to citizens. Individuals needing legal assistance must retain private counsel. The King County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service can be reached at 206.267.7010.




33325 8th Ave. S.
Second floor of Federal Way City Hall
Federal Way, WA  98003
Fx: 253.835.2569

Civil Division Ph: 253.835.2562
Prosecution Division Ph: 253.835.2563

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm