The City Attorney for the City of Cape Girardeau provides legal advice and support solely to the City Council, Boards and Commissions, and City Staff on City business.

The Office of the City Attorney does not render legal advice to the general public. If you are in need of an attorney, you may contact the following:

  • The Missouri Bar Lawyer Referral Service  573-636-3635
  • Legal Services of Missouri at 1-800-444-4863

The Prosecuting Attorney prosecutes citations written by the Cape Girardeau Police Department for the City of Cape Girardeau.  Contact Municipal Court for information on a city-issued citation.


  • Contact Info
  • 401 Independence St. Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • Telephone 573.339.6324
  • Email cityattorney@cityofcape.org