Article 3, Section 5 of the Charter of the City of Scottsdale establishes the City Attorney as the chief legal advisor of all offices, departments and agencies and of all officers and employees in matters relating to their official powers and duties. The City Attorney reports to and serves at the pleasure of the City Council. The office supports legal and advocacy services that assist the organization to enhance the quality of life within Scottsdale and build trust in the integrity of City government.

The City Attorney's Office consists of four departments:

Sherry R. Scott
City Attorney
Civil Department

Civil Department handles local government law, litigation, and legal document review.

Prosecution Department

Prosecutes misdemeanors in Scottsdale, supports Public Safety, and upholds City Council goals.

Victim Services

Offers victim notification and advocacy for misdemeanor crime victims in Scottsdale.

Additional Information

Codes and Ordinances

Scottsdale's official laws, updated by City Council, searchable on

Defense Counsel Contact Update

Update contact details if law firm or personal information changes.

Discovery Request Form

Request documents from the other party through a discovery demand.

Lab Disclosures

Information for defense attorneys about lab disclosures, including accreditation and blood alcohol analysis procedures.

Maricopa County Intoxilyzer Calibration Results

Maricopa County Attorney's Office shares DUI case Intoxilyzer calibration records online.

Public Records Request

Request for public records.

Civil Department

3939 N Drinkwater Blvd. Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Prosecution Dept

3700 N 75th St. Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Safety & Risk Mgmt

7447 E Indian School Road Ste 225 Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Victim Services

3700 N. 75th St. Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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