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Lake Oswego Codes

City Code and Charter of the City of Lake Oswego, Oregon
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City Attorney Frequently Asked Questions

Because the City Attorney’s Office serves as legal counsel for the City, we cannot give private legal advice to citizens. We can provide copies of the City’s charter and ordinances (also available at the Lake Oswego Public Library), and are available for questions regarding the City’s laws and procedures.

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City Attorney Ellen Osoinach

In December 2022, Lake Oswego City Council selected Ellen Osoinach as its new City Attorney. Most recently a Local Legal Initiative Attorney for the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP), Ms. Osoinach began her new role on January 23, 2023.

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About the City Attorney

The City Attorney’s Office provides legal advice and representation to the City of Lake Oswego.

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Contact Information

City Attorney's Office
City of Lake Oswego
380 A Avenue
P.O. Box 369
Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Telephone: 503-635-0225
Facsimile: 503-699-7453


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