The City of Bryan is a home-rule municipal corporation with the Legal Services division serving as its in-house law department.
The Legal Services' sole client is the City of Bryan. It is not the purpose of Legal Services to provide legal advice to private citizens.
Work performed by the division consists primarily of providing legal advice to City boards and commissions, the Bryan City Council, the City Manager and City staff.
Legal Services also employs a Municipal Court Prosecutor who represents the State in misdemeanor cases involving offenses under the Texas Penal Code, such as traffic offenses and violations of city ordinances.
Additional work done by the division includes preparing City ordinances, leases and other documents.