City Attorney

City Attorney


The City of Chico contracts for legal services with the law firm of Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin, with Senior Partner John Lam designated as City Attorney. He manages all legal matters (litigation and transactional) for the City and advises the City Council, City departments, and advisory bodies.

The City Attorney’s Office serves as the legal counsel to the City of Chico government and does not represent or provide legal advice to citizens, groups, or other entities.

RFP – 2021 Redistricting Consultant
The City of Chico is soliciting proposals from redistricting and demographic analysis consultants with expertise and experience in the technical aspects of redistricting, community engagement and the Federal and California Voting Rights Act to assist the City with the 2021 redistricting process. The City will accept proposals until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 18, 2021. RFP Redistricting

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Contact Information

John Lam, City Attorney

Physical Address: 411 Main Street, Chico, CA 95927-3420
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3420, CA 95927-3420

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