The Department of Law is vested with exclusive authority and jurisdiction in all matters of law relating to the executive and legislative branches of Atlanta’s city government and every department, office, division, bureau, institution, commission, committee, board, and agency.

Budget Overview

The total proposed operating budget for the Department of Law is $26,341,652. This is an increase of $1,700,177 (+6.5%) from the previous year. The number of authorized positions (jobs) is proposed to decrease from 95 to 84 (-11.5%).

FY2025 Proposed Budget Book – Department of Law

Budget Briefing

The department had its FY2025 budget briefing on Thursday, May 2, 2024, at 3:00pm.

Budget Briefing: Department of Law – 05/02/24

Committee of Purview

The Atlanta City Council’s Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee has jurisdiction over the Department of Law.

Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee