The city attorney gives legal advice to city officials and staff and represents them in civil court and administrative proceedings.
Please note: The city attorney and other Legal Department staff do not give legal advice or representation to members of the general public. If you have a legal issue, there are other organizations that may be able to help address your needs. See the RESOURCES section below.
Civil and administrative matters include:
- Drafting and review of contracts, resolutions, and ordinances
- Handling tort claims
- Labor relations
- Personnel issues
- Public Records Act requests
- Sequim Municipal Code enforcement
For More Information
If you have any questions about the Legal Department of the City of Sequim, please contact (360) 681-6611.
Clallam County Pro Bono Lawyers/Northwest Justice Project. 1-888-201-1014 (CLEAR - Client Intake). If you are deaf or hard of hearing, please call 1-888-201-1014 using your preferred TTY or video relay service.
For landlord/tenant issues, please also refer to RCW 59.18 for further information.
The Northwest Justice Project site includes a referral to Washington LawHelp which provides free legal publications and self-help packets.