City Attorney


The mission of the Akron Attorney is to deliver outstanding legal services to the City by:

  • Providing sound legal advice and superior legal representation to City officials to help them achieve their goals
  • Representing the City in litigation matters
  • Protecting public health, safety, and welfare by effectively prosecuting misdemeanor-level crimes


The City Attorney’s Office provides legal counsel to the:

  • Mayor
  • City Council
  • City Departments


In addition, the City Attorney prosecutes the criminal violation of:

  • City Ordinances
  • State misdemeanor statutes
  • Gross misdemeanor statutes

David A. Stuart
City Attorney