About the City Attorney
The city attorney provides the mayor and Board of Aldermen with legal advice and works with city staff to insure the city's policies / procedures meet legal standards. The city attorney also represents the city in causes of action in which the city is party. The city attorney is appointed by the mayor with the consent of the majority of the Board of Aldermen. Mr. Steve Garrett serves as the city attorney. Mr. Garrett's law firm, Curtis, Heinz, Garrett, and O'Keefe, represents over two dozen St. Louis area municipalities.