City Attorney

Mission Statement  

The Office of the City Attorney provides timely, efficient and high quality legal services, advice and support to the City Council and the City Administration. We also advance, support and defend the interests of the City and its missions and goals while remaining dedicated to the principles of professionalism, ethical behavior and accountability.

Our Services

Services that the City of Vallejo's Office of the City Attorney provides include the following:
  • Provide legal advice to the City Council, the boards of all related City entities (such as the Housing Authority of the City of Vallejo), appointed boards and commissions (such as the Planning Commission), and City staff related to the establishment, implementation, and enforcement of City policies.
  • Review and prepare legal documents, including ordinances, resolutions, regulations, and contracts.
  • Represent and defend the City's interests in certain negotiations, administrative proceedings and civil litigation in State and Federal Court.
  • Evaluate and address legal issues arising out of the City’s decisions and activities to minimize the risk of liability.
  • Achieve cost effective and expeditious disposition of claims and litigation by promptly identifying issues and either negotiating a resolution or providing an aggressive litigation defense.

The City Attorney does not generally handle criminal matters and does not provide legal advice to private citizens. Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions page or the links below for information on private legal assistance.

Lawyer Referral Service

For a referral to a private attorney call (707) 422-0127 or visit Solano Bar.

Legal Services of Northern California call (800) 270-7252.

Visit California Courts Online Self-Help Center website.

Veronica A.F. Nebb
City Attorney


City Attorney's Office
555 Santa Clara Street, Third Floor
Vallejo, CA 94590
Email Us
Phone (707) 648-4545
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. &
1:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m
.

Randy J. Risner
Chief Assistant City Attorney
(707) 648-4545

Laura Zagaroli
Assistant City Attorney
(707) 648-4547

 VACANT
Assistant City Attorney
(707) 648-4201

Katelyn Knight
Assistant City Attorney

(707) 648-4388

Farrah Hussein
Deputy City Attorney
(707) 648-5420

Hampton Jackson
Deputy City Attorney

(707) 648-4146

Kristoffer Jacob
Deputy City Attorney
(707) 648-4147

Angad Gangapuram
Law Clerk
(707) 648-4135


Deena York
Law Office Supervisor
(707) 648-4485

Elinore Regresado
Executive Secretary
(707) 648-4546

Kim Marcelo
Paralegal
(707) 648-4455

Sarah Chesser
Paralegal
(707) 648-5411

Laurie Lavender
Paralegal
(707) 554-5919

Kathleen McCrite
Legal Secretary
(707) 648-4202

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