Salt Lake City

City Attorney's Office

Service Detail

The City Attorney’s Office is temporarily not located at the 5th floor, City and County Building, due to building repairs. Please send mail delivery and package drop off’s to the City Recorder’s Office, 4th floor, room 415.


Service of Notice of Claims, Subpoenas or Complaints on Salt Lake City Corporation should be accomplished in the following way:

Notice of Claims: All notices of claims can be mailed to: Salt Lake City Recorder, P.O. Box 145515, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-5515 OR emailed to To be timely, the notice of claim must be mailed/emailed on or before the deadline for filing, which will be determined by the postmarked date on the envelope/email.

Subpoenas, Summons and Complaints: To serve a Subpoena, Summons or Complaint on Salt Lake City Corporation schedule an appointment with the Recorder’s Office by visiting the online scheduling system ( or calling 801-535-7671. Please note that only Salt Lake City Corporation can be served at the Salt Lake City Recorder’s Office. To serve a Subpoena, Summons or Complaint on an employee of Salt Lake City Corporation, please refer to the options provided in Rule 4 of the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure or the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, as appropriate, for service on individuals. Alternatively, to serve an employee you may email the Subpoena or Complaint to and the City Attorney’s Office will attempt to obtain consent to accept service on the employee’s behalf. A Subpoena or Complaint emailed to is not considered served until you receive a signed copy of your acceptance of service form. To schedule an appointment for service, please visit the online scheduling system ( or call 801-535-7671.

The City Recorder’s Office maintains and preserves the official records of Salt Lake City including the proceedings of the Salt Lake City Council and Redevelopment Agency. Additionally, the Recorder’s office maintains all ordinances and resolutions, keeps the Municipal Code, coordinates and conducts Municipal Elections for Salt Lake City, and administrates administers the City’s Public Records Request Program.

Attorney’s and Prosecutor’s Offices

This program insures that the day-to-day operations of the City are legally responsible and that commitments which the City makes, and contracts which the City enters into, are appropriate legal commitments which protect the health, safety and welfare of the residents and resources of the City. When appropriate, the program provides prosecution of criminal violations.

Risk Management

Risk Management’s responsibilities include: managing programs to comply with the Government Immunity Act of Utah, managing third party liability/tort claims, managing internal and external liability risk exposures, managing insurance requirements for City contracts, managing the City’s insured and self-insured programs including Workers Compensation, managing City occupational medicine service and City employee emergency response and mitigation planning.

For detailed information about filing a claim against Salt Lake City, click here.