City Attorney

Responsibilities of the City Attorney

The City Attorney is the legal advisor to the Mayor, City Council, City Manager, City departments and City boards, commissions, committees and agencies.
The City Attorney is appointed by and serves at the will and pleasure of the Mayor and City Council.
The City Attorney’s duties also include:
  • Providing legal advice and direction to ensure the City’s policies and actions conform with applicable Federal, state and municipal laws.
  • Defending and, when necessary, initiating legal actions on behalf of the City of Mesquite.
  • Reviewing and drafting opinions, agreements, ordinances, resolutions, leases and other City-related documents.
  • Oversight of the Mesquite Municipal Code
  • Prosecuting misdemeanor violations that occur in the City of Mesquite.
  • Other Legal Resources

For information regarding your Mesquite Municipal Court trial, please call 702-346-8831. If you are represented by counsel, please direct all communication to your attorney.

To find out if you are required to appear for a subpoenaed Mesquite Municipal court trial, check the "Court Calendar" the day prior to the subpoenaed court date.

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10 E Mesquite Blvd
Mesquite, NV 89027

Criminal Case questions: (702) 346-8831

business Hours

Monday - Thursday

7:30am - 5:00pm

Friday - Sunday

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For private legal matters, consult a private attorney or legal service agency. The City Attorney handles litigation involving the City of Mesquite only.
Problems with Homeowners Associations
The City of Mesquite does not have jurisdiction over homeowners associations (HOAs). HOAs are governed by Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 116 (Common Ownership Interest Act). For more information, consult a private attorney or visit your local library.

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