Daniel S. Blackburn, Esq. City Attorney
Law Department
520 Market Street
City Hall, Room 419
P.O. Box 95120
Camden, NJ 08101-5120
Phone: 856-757-7170
Fax: 856-342-7728
Email: Law@ci.camden.nj.us

Welcome to the Law Department

The mission of the Law Department is to provide quality, timely, and cost effective legal services to the City of Camden to enable the Mayor, City Council, and City employees to carry out their authorities and responsibilities lawfully to serve the residents of Camden with the highest level of integrity.

Headed by the City Attorney, the office serves as liaisons to the various City departments. As such, they provide in-house legal counsel where required, attend meetings, and aid in prevention of liability against the City cause by actions of its employees. Comprised of 25 dedicated staff members, the department consists of well-balanced expertise covering litigation, property and real estate, contracts, risk management, and legal advisory. Our diverse legal professionals each serve as an integral function to providing effective services for the various legal issues facing the City of Camden.

Our main goal is to utilize our skills to the best of our ability, so in turn we are bettering our community.

We hope you find the website useful in learning more about our role with the City and how you can get involved.

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