Office of Corporation Counsel

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J. Todd Greenburg

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Corporation Counsel

217.789.2393

800 E Monroe
Springfield, IL 62701

    

 The Corporation Counsel is the chief legal officer for the City of Springfield.  The office has a staff of Attorneys to assist with the duties as is necessary to fulfill the requirements of the office.  

     The office of Corporation Counsel is responsible for all legal activities related to municipal government.  That includes furnishing legal advice, drafting and writing legal opinions, drafting and/or reviewing for form and legality all ordinances upon the request of the mayor, directors, city clerk, city treasurer or aldermen; and appearing on behalf of the city in all actions to which the city is a party before all courts and administrative bodies.


The City of Springfield Office of Corporation Counsel is the enforcement agency for code violations. The process of seeking a remedy for violations includes the City's Administrative Court at which people cited are required to address code violations in an attempt to have them corrected.

The City is now publishing a list of persons who are defendants in the City's Administrative Court having two or more convictions for violations of the City Code involving property, and the violations have not been corrected.

They include housing, environmental, building, zoning and fire code safety violations. 


The City of Springfield Office of Corporation Counsel is the enforcement agency for code violations. The process of seeking a remedy for violations includes the City's Administrative Court at which people cited are required to address code violations in an attempt to have them corrected.