City Attorney

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Physical Address:

Page City Hall
697 Vista Avenue
Page, AZ 86040

U.S. Mail Address:

City of Page
P.O. Box 1180
Page, AZ 86040

Express Mail Address:

Page City Hall
697 Vista Avenue
Page, AZ 86040

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City Attorney

Phone#: (928) 645-4256

City Attorney Joseph Estes is the attorney and legal advisor to the City Council, the City Manager, Page Utilities Enterprises Manager, all City departments, and the City’s Advisory Boards, Committees, and Commissions. The City Attorney is responsible for drafting, reviewing and/or approving as to form all proposed ordinances, resolutions and contracts, which may be considered for adoption by the City Council to ensure that they adequately protect the legal interests of the City.

The City Attorney, in consultation with the City Council, prosecutes and defends all suits, actions, or causes where the City is a party, and reports to the City Council, when required, the condition of any suit or action to which the City is a party.
In addition to these civil duties, the City Attorney represents the City and the State of Arizona in the prosecution of criminal misdemeanor cases occurring within the City limits. Additionally, the City Attorney assures that the statutory rights of the victims of such crimes are protected.
Mr. Estes was appointed City Attorney by the Page City Council in February 2014. During his legal career, he worked in the Liability Management Section at the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, served as an attorney with several nationally-recognized private law firms and served as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Maricopa County Superior Courts and the Pinal County Justice Courts. Mr. Estes also served in the United States Air Force.
Mr. Estes has a Juris Doctor from the University of Las Vegas Nevada, William S. Boyd School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies from Wesley College. His Bar Admissions include: the State of Nevada, the State of Arizona, the United States District Courts for Nevada, Arizona and Colorado, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
The City Attorney does not represent citizens in legal proceedings. If you feel that you need legal representation in a civil matter or legal advice, and you cannot afford to retain an attorney, please contact Coconino Legal Aid, (928) 774-0653, or visit their offices at 222 E. Birch Avenue, Flagstaff, Arizona 86001. If you are looking for City Code sections, please contact the City Clerk’s office at (928) 645-4221. The Coconino County Law Library and Self Help Center may be accessed online at www.co.coconino.az.us/lawlibrary.

 

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