Can the Legal Department's attorneys represent me?

No. The City Attorney is hired to work exclusively as in-house counsel to the City of Madison as a body corporate. Their job is to protect the interests of the corporation by providing legal services and advice to the corporation's officials and employees. The City Prosecutor is hired to represent the City in all criminal matters arising out of City Code violations and misdemeanors which occur within the corporate limits of Madison. They do not provide prosecution services related to felonies which are committed in Madison--those are handled by the District Attorney of the county in which they occur.

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1. Can the Legal Department's attorneys represent me?
2. I am a victim in a case in Municipal Court and I need to talk to the prosecutor. Where do I call?
3. Whom do I contact to file a claim against the City?