City Attorney Deborah Spinner
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.
City of Mesa
PO Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211
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