City Attorney

The City Attorney's Office is the legal office for the City of Killeen. The office is staffed by:

  • City Attorney
  • Deputy City Attorney
  • Two Assistant City Attorneys
  • Two Paralegals
  • Executive Assistant

Mission

The mission of this department is to provide quality legal services, advice and representation to the City Council, City Manager and the City departments.

The attorneys are involved in such varied activities as:

  • Land acquisition for streets, fire stations, and parks
  • Employment policies and issues at the City of Killeen
  • Reviewing claims against the City
  • Reviewing and negotiating contracts
  • Environmental issues
  • Aviation regulations
  • Managing risk and liability issues of all kinds
  • Prosecuting class "C" misdemeanors and city ordinance violations
  • General legal representation

While the legal staff sometimes gets involved with citizens who have a problem with the City, they cannot provide legal advice to citizens about personal legal matters.

Law Licenses

All attorneys are licensed to practice law in Texas and are members of the Texas City Attorneys Association. Some hold special law licenses to practice in federal court and each is a member of special organizations pertinent to his or her assigned area of responsibility. Their professionalism is recognized across the state as they are often asked to speak at attorney conferences, write legal articles and participate in planning legal training activities.

Public Information Act

For information on the Public Information Act, visit www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/open-government. Make your request online or by sending your request:

  • By mail to:
    City Attorney's Office
    P.O. Box 1329
    Killeen, TX 76540-1329
  • By email to Traci Briggs
  • By fax to: 254-634-8399
  • In person at:
    101 N College
    2nd Floor
    Killeen, TX 76540

Download the Open Records Request Form (PDF).

Complaints

For complaints regarding failure to release public information or overcharges, please contact the Office of the Attorney General, Open Records Hotline, at 512-478-6736 or toll-free at 877-673-6839. 

ADA

When requesting public information, please contact the City Attorney’s Office if you need special accommodations pursuant to the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).