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Office of the City Attorney

Office of the City Attorney

City Attorney Mara W. Elliott
1200 Third Ave., Suite 1620
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-236-6220
Fax: 619-236-7215

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City Attorney Mara W. Elliott serves as chief legal advisor to the Mayor, City Council, and all City departments, and as the City’s prosecutor. She defends City taxpayers in lawsuits, and protects residents and the quality of life in our neighborhoods.

She is an experienced public service lawyer who oversees a staff of legal professionals who handle over 20,000 misdemeanor cases and 200 new civil cases each year. She is the first woman and Latina to hold the Office.


How can the City Attorney’s Office help you today?

Supporting San Diego Residents Storm Recovery

Anyone caught trying to use the flooding crisis to rip-off consumers will face the full force of our Affirmative Civil Enforcement (ACE) Unit. State law prohibits overcharging consumers, during an emergency, on rental housing, building materials, and consumer goods such as medical supplies, food, gas and other essentials.

To file a price gouging complaint, please call the City Attorney's Office at (619) 533-5800 or at Affirmative Civil Enforcement (ACE) Unit

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