Dallas City Attorney

The Real Estate and Construction Section provides legal support for the City Council, Boards and Commissions, the City Manager’s Office and various city departments. The staff in this section are cross-trained to handle a variety of legal matters in the area of real property, open meetings, open records, housing, bond and finance, aviation, city ordinances, elections, federally-funded programs, construction law matters, environmental law matters, minority and women-owned business contracting, conflicts of interest and ethics matters, and matters relating to the development projects and public entertainment venues. Attorneys in these sections prepare the City’s contracts and legal documents including, but not limited to, tax abatement and economic development agreements, construction, architect and engineering services contracts, interlocal agreements, and real estate documents.