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 City Attorney's Office

The mission of the West Jordan City Attorney's Office is to: (a) provide timely and authoritative legal advice to the City and its officials; (b) vigorously and effectively defend the City's legal rights, operations and interests; and (c) vigorously, justly and effectively prosecute those who violate public policy, trust or criminal law.

The City Attorney's Office performs legal services on behalf of the City of West Jordan. It does not represent or provide legal advice to individual citizens or businesses.
    Jeffrey Robinson
City Attorney – Appointed 2008   
  • J.D., University of Utah, 1983
  • B.A., History, Weber State University
  • Law clerk for the Honorable Bruce S. Jenkins
  • 25 years in private practice
  • Served as General Counsel to local developers        
Office Responsibilities
To fulfill its mission, the City Attorney's Office is organized into two divisions:

Civil Law
Civil attorneys advise the City Council, City Manager and staff in all areas of municipal civil law. These functions include: (a) drafting and reviewing contracts; (b) advising the City on all aspects of land-use law, civil rights, construction law, real estate, and employment law; (c) drafting and reviewing municipal and State legislation; (d) advising on insurance and risk management issues; (e) defending and prosecuting suits to protect the City's and its employee's legal rights and interests; (f) managing outside legal counsel; and managing or engaging in appellate advocacy before all State and Federal courts.

Criminal Law
City attorneys prosecute misdemeanors, including some class "A" crimes, and handle appeals from the Justice Court to the District Court. In addition, they advise the Police Department regarding warrants, investigations and other criminal matters; civilly abate public nuisances; enforce building/housing codes, land-use and zoning laws; and manage the City's domestic violence program.


Contact Information
City Attorney
City Hall  Second Floor
8000 S. Redwood Rd.
West Jordan, UT 84088
801-569-5140
Fax: 801-569-5149

Prosecutor's Office
801-569-5146
Fax: 801-256-2261

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