Attending Court

  • Wear respectful business or office attire.
  • The Seattle Justice Center is on 5th Avenue between Cherry and James. There is a James Street exit off I-5 North and South.
  • Arrive 15 minutes early to get through security and locate the courtroom.
  • Cell phones and pagers must be turned off when you enter the courtroom.
  • Please be prepared to spend at least most of the morning in court, and all day if you are sent to trial.
  • If you need proof of your attendance in court for your employer, we can provide you with a signed copy of your subpoena.

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Ann Davison, City Attorney
Address: 701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2050 , Seattle , WA , 98104-7095
Mailing Address: 701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2050 , Seattle , WA , 98104-7095
Phone: (206) 684-8200
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The City Attorney heads the Law Department and is responsible for supervising all City litigation. In addition, the City Attorney supervises a staff of Assistant City Attorneys who provide legal advice and assistance to the City's management and prosecute violations of City ordinances.