The Columbus City Attorney’s Office has an annual budget in excess of $10 million,
and on a daily average employs approximately 128 fulltime employees (60 of whom are attorneys)
and approximately 33 part time employees. Other links
on this website contain detailed information about the office’s various divisions. www.columbuscityattorney.org
The office hires only full-time attorneys who are members of the Ohio Bar in good
standing. An attorney’s practice
in the office will vary depending on what division of the office the attorney is
assigned. The office has four divisions: Civil, Claims, Prosecutor and Real Estate. The Civil Division has three sections:
General Counsel, Labor
and Employment, and Litigation.
The office does hire Law Student Interns and Law Clerks. A Law Student Intern must
be enrolled full-time in an accredited law school. Law Clerks must be within one semester of being eligible for a Legal Intern
Certificate under the Ohio Supreme Court Rules for Governance of the Bar (Gov. Bar
R. II, sec. 2). The office does not have an exclusive summer internship program.
The office has several administrative positions.
To qualify for employment in the Columbus City Attorney’s office, the prospective employee must pass a drug test,
and criminal background check.
To view a copy of the City's Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP), please click