Law Department

The Chicopee Law Department represents the city in legal matters involving:
  • All City Departments, including the Police, Fire, and School Departments
  • The City Council
  • The Mayor
The Law Department appears before administrative bodies, tribunals, and the courts to prosecute or defend all actions involving the City. It is also responsible for all litigation to which the City is a party, including:
  • Employment claims
  • Housing or building code violations
  • Real estate disputes and transactions
  • Other matters that may arise
Members of the Law Department will routinely appear as counsel in any legal proceeding which may implicate the rights and interests of the City or to defend any of its officers in suits against them arising in the course of their official duties.