Los Angeles City Attorney

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The Los Angeles City Attorney is an elected official whose job is to prosecute all of the misdemeanor criminal offenses within the city of Los Angeles, California, United States. The General Counsel Division of the office provides legal counsel for the city by either defending the city or acting as the plaintiff for the city in all civil lawsuits. Term is four years and limited to two terms.

Name Term
Benjamin Hays 1850–1851
William G. Dryden 1851–1852
Joseph Lancaster Brent 1852–1853
Charles E. Carr 1853
Joseph Lancaster Brent 1853
Isaac Hartman 1854–1855
Lewis Granger 1855–1856
Cameron E. Thom 1856–1858
James H. Lader 1858–1859
Samuel F. Reynolds 1859–1861
James H. Lader 1861–1862
Meyer Joseph Newmark 1862
Alfred Chapman 1862–1865
James H. Lader 1865
Andrew J. King 1866–1868
Charles H. Larrabee 1868–1869
William McPherson[disambiguation needed] 1869–1870
Frank H. Howard 1870–1872
Aurelius W. Hutton 1872–1876
John Franklin Godfrey 1876–1880
Henry T. Hazard 1880–1882
Walter D. Stephenson 1882–1884
James Wilfred McKinley 1884–1886
J. C. Daly 1886–1888
Charles H. McFarland 1888–1894
William Ellsworth Dunn 1894–1898
Walter F. Haas 1898–1900
W. B. Matthews 1900–1906
Leslie R. Hewitt 1906–1910
John W. Shenk 1910–1913
Alfred Lee Stephens 1919
Charles S. Burnell 1919–1921
Jess E. Stephens 1921–1929
Erwin P. Warner 1929–1933
Ray L. Chesebro 1933–1953
Roger Arnebergh 1953–1973
Burt Pines 1973–1981
Ira Reiner 1981–1985
James Hahn 1985–2001
Rocky Delgadillo 2001–2009
Carmen Trutanich 2009–2013
Mike Feuer 2013-Present

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