City Attorney Deborah Spinner

Debbie SpinnerCity Attorney Deborah Spinner is the chief legal advisor to the City Council, the City Manager, all City departments and advisory boards and committees. The City Attorney's Office represents the City in all legal proceedings through its Civil Division, Civil Trial Unit and City Prosecutor's Office. Attorneys represent the city in local, state and federal courts.

Ms. Spinner was appointed City Attorney by the Mesa City Council in 2001. During her career, she was the Section Chief for the Liability Management Section at the Arizona Attorney General's Office, served as an attorney with Steven Wells & Associates, and was a Law Clerk for Commissioner Michael Block, United State Sentencing Commission.

She has a Juris Doctor from Arizona State University College of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from ASU. Her professional activities include serving as a Trial Advocacy Instructor with the National Association of Attorneys General and an Instructor with State Bar Course on Professionalism. Her Bar Admissions are with the Arizona Superior Court in 1986, the Arizona District Court in 1987 and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In 2001, Ms. Spinner was named Manager of the Year for the Arizona Attorney General's Office.



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