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Municipal Counselor
City of Oklahoma City

The Municipal Counselor is appointed by the City Council.

The Counselor's office represents and defends the City, its elected officials and employees, and its municipal trusts in legal proceedings.

It also advises the Mayor, City Council, City Manager, department heads, along with the City's trusts, boards and commissions.

Kenneth Jordan

Kenneth D. Jordan
Municipal Counselor

The Counselor's office responsible preparing legal opinions and ordinances to be considered by Council. It reviews Council agenda items for legality.

The Counselor's office reviews and process claims filed pursuant to the Governmental Tort Claims Act, the state law which sets guidelines for lawsuits and claims against government bodies.

When the City itself is the victim of negligent acts, such as damage to City property or injuries to City workers by third parties, the Counselor's office is responsible for collecting damage claims.

The Counselor's office prosecutes violations of City ordinances in the Municipal Court.

Our staff also provides support to the MAPS and MAPS for Kids projects.


Oklahoma City Municipal Counselor
Kenneth D. Jordan
200 N. Walker
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102
405 297-2451
Fax 405 297-2118
Criminal Justice Center
700 Couch Drive
405 297-3844
Fax 405 297-3936