When an attorney wants to appear on behalf of a defendant in Municipal Court, the attorney must file an entry of appearance
, requesting the court to enter the counsel’s appearance on behalf of the defendant.
An entry of appearance, signed by the attorney, should state the full name of the attorney, attorney's identification number, name of the law firm in which he/she works, full address to which communications are to be made, as well as the defendant's name and case number.
Contacting the Prosecutor
The City Attorney is the City's prosecutor in Municipal Court. Contact with the Office of the City Attorney is preferred PRIOR to court, by phone or in person, for all attorneys representing defendants for discussion regarding recommendations.
Copies of reports may be obtained through the Police Department