The City contracts for attorney services with the firm of
Colantuono, Highsmith, Whatley PC. Andrew Jared serves as
the City’s designated City Attorney.
Some of the services provided by the City Attorney’s Office
include: representing the City of Chico in all litigation to
which the City is a party; rendering legal opinions to the City
Council, departments, and officers; and preparing and approving
city ordinances, resolutions and contracts.
The City Attorney’s Office serves as the legal counsel to the
City of Chico government and does not represent or provide legal
advice to individual citizens, groups, or other entities.