CONTACT INFORMATION


City Legal Department

  • CLD
  • 7/F High Rise Building, City Hall Compound
  • 8988-4242 loc. 8700
  • citylegal@quezoncity.gov.ph

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT


Mandate: 
Formulates measures and provides legal assistance and support to the City Mayor and other City Officials; Represents the City Government and its officials in all civil cases and special proceedings; Renders legal opinions in writing on any question of law; Drafts ordinances, contracts, bonds, leases and other instruments involving any interests of the City; Investigates any local official or employee for administrative neglect or misconduct in office and recommends appropriate actions; Investigates any person or firm/corporation holding any franchise or exercising any public privilege for failure to comply with any term or condition in the grant of such franchise or privilege; prosecutes any civil action on any bond, lease or other contract upon any breach or violation thereof; Reviews and submits recommendations on proposed ordinances approved and executive orders issued by competent authorities; and Be in the frontline of protecting human rights and prosecuting any violations thereof particularly those which occurred during and in the aftermath of manmade and natural disasters and calamities.

Mission:
To provide excellent, professional, ethical and efficient legal services to the City Mayor, the Sangguniang Panlungsod and other City Officials in relation to their official duties and functions.

Vision:   
To be the epitome of quality legal service, pursuer of justice, and champion of the rule of law.

DEPARTMENT DIRECTORY


Atty. Orlando Paolo F. Casimiro
City Attorney and Head P.A.L.A.O.
nino.casimiro@quezoncity.gov.ph
8988-4242 loc. 8718 

Atty. Carlo Lopez Austria
Assistant City Attorney
carlo.austria@quezoncity.gov.ph
8988-4242 loc. 8717

Trial and Investigation Division
Contact Person:
Atty. Lucy Kristi F. Banta
Attorney IV
8988-4242 loc. 8703

Opinion and Research Division
Contact Person:
Atty. Jocel Grace T. Garcia
Attorney IV
8988-4242 loc. 8704

Legal Aid and Enforcement Division
Contact Person:
Atty. Felipe A. Arevalo III
Attorney IV
8988-4242 loc. 8703

Records and Information Management Division
Contact Person:
Ms. Jobeets R. Calub
Legal Assistant II
8988-4242 loc. 8700

Administrative Division
Contact Person:
Ms. Marlyn G. Riveral
Administrative Officer III
8988-4242 locs. 8703/8704

Resources


CLD CITIZEN CHARTER 2019

Citizen’s Charter

QUEZON CITY CITIZEN'S CHARTER 2020 (1st Edition)