20 East Main Street
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 488-5350
Fax: (541) 552-2092
Contact: Kristine Bechtold - Paralegal
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Monday through Friday
City Attorney - David H. Lohman
Assistant City Attorney - Douglas M. McGeary
Paralegal - Kris Bechtold
The Legal Division represents and provides legal advice to the Mayor, City Council, Ashland Parks and Recreation Commission and other boards, commissions and departments of the City. The department prepares ordinances and resolutions for adoption by the City Council and provides opinions regarding general municipal law issues, represents the City in litigation, and prosecutes misdemeanors and code violations in Ashland Municipal Court.
The department also handles legal matters related to implementation and application of land use regulations and provides services related to land sales, acquisitions, and leases.
Notice: The City Attorney represents the City of Ashland, its Mayor, City Council, City Departments and City employees in the course of official business for the City of Ashland. The City Attorney and legal staff cannot provide legal advice to private citizens.
Possible Sources of Legal Assistance for Individuals: