Did You Know?

  • The City Attorney’s Office was once located on the lower level of City Hall.

  • The staff of the City Attorney’s Office will process requests for adjournments in City misdemeanor/civil matters only if the request is made 24 hours or more BEFORE the scheduled court date/time.

  • The City Attorney’s Office does not provide legal advice and/or legal referrals.

  • The City Attorney’s Office does not handle the prosecution of tickets issued in Southfield by Michigan State troopers, only those issued by City of Southfield police officers.

  • The longest tenure, to date, of an Assistant City Attorney is thirty-six (36) years of service.
Elizabeth Rae O’Donnell City Attorney
Dawn King Deputy City Attorney
Marcileen Pruitt Assistant City Attorney
Bonnie Fitch Assistant City Attorney
Legal Support Team of Two (2) Employees

The main City Attorney's Office number is (248) 796-5770.