Legal Department


2401 Market Street
Baytown, TX 77520

P.O. Box 424
Baytown, TX 77522



The City's Legal Department:

  • Advises the City Council, BAWA, CCPD, FCPEMSD, MDD, PFC, City Manager and staff, and official boards and commissions on a wide-range of issues.
  • Represents or manages the representation of the City, BAWA, CCPD, FCPEMSD, MDD and PFC in litigation and adversary proceedings.
  • Serves as Prosecutor for all municipal court cases, including those involving offenses under the Texas Penal Code, the Texas Transportation Code, and the City’s Code of Ordinances.
  • Provides oral and written opinions to the City Council, BAWA, MDD, CCPD, FCPEMSD, PFC, City Manager and staff.
  • Drafts legal instruments such as ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and deeds.

The Legal Department cannot provide legal advice to private citizens on personal legal matters.

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Anderson, Karen Paralegal 281-420-6505  
Holmes, Kristin Municipal Prosecutor 281-420-6505  
Lemond, Scott City Attorney 281-420-6505  
Swaim, Denise Legal Assistant Sr. 281-420-6505