The City Attorney is the attorney for the City of Green Bay, and is appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. The attorneys in the Law Department provide legal services to the Mayor, City Council, as well as for City departments, boards, commissions, employees, and officers. The Law Department also prosecutes violations of the Green Bay Municipal Code and non-criminal municipal court cases, but not any violations of state law or criminal matters.
The District Attorney is an elected official who investigates and prosecutes criminal activity throughout Brown County. The District Attorney represents the state and the county by focusing exclusively on prosecution of county and state crimes and offenses. The DA's Office number is 920-448-4190.