City of South Salt Lake

Follow Us


Add To My Quick Links



The City Attorney's Civil Division

The City Attorney, Mr. Lyn Creswell, is counsel to the Mayor, the City Council, and all City boards, commissions and agencies. He is responsible to review all contracts entered into by the City, is authorized to resolve claims against the City, and pursues claims by the City against other individuals or entities. He prepares or reviews all proposed ordinances and resolutions coming before the City Council.

The City employs a full-time Deputy City Attorney, Mr. Paul Roberts, and a Lead Legal Secretary,
Ms. Paula Melgar, to assist the City Attorney in rendering these services.

If you have been involved in an accident and would like to file a claim, please fill our Claim Form and submit it to us with two (2) estimates.

If you received a Civil Citation, please refer to the back of your citation for important guidelines.

For Collections, please contact Paula at 801.464.6719 or by e-mail at

Related Information

Attorney's Office

City Attorney's Office
220 East Morris Avenue,
2nd Floor
South Salt Lake, UT 84115
(Check in at Cashier's Office)

P 801.464.6719
F 801.464.6791

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.

City Attorney
Lyn Creswell

Deputy City Attorney
Hannah Vickery

Lead Legal Secretary
Paula Melgar

Cowdell & Woolley PC

P 801.464.6070
F 801.464.6791

Legal Defenders

P 801.266.7414
F 801.892.5067