Law Department

The Clifton Law Department is the legal advisor to the Clifton Municipal Council and all city departments and employees. The department consist of the Municipal Attorney and two Assistant Municipal Attorneys, who work on behalf of the city. The Law Department prepares all ordinances and resolutions as directed by the Governing Body and the administration, enforces all laws to protect the interests of the city and its residents, institutes legal actions on behalf of the city, and defends the city in legal actions instituted against it. The Law Department also interacts with any outside counsel to represent the city in certain matters.

If you have any questions concerning the operation of the Law Department, telephone 973-470-5817.