City Attorney

Lynn Lorenson - City Attorney

City Hall, Room 312
215 Church Avenue
P.O. Box 1130
Oshkosh WI 54903-1130

Phone: (920) 236-5115
Fax: (920) 236-5106

Email

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic:

  • All City of Oshkosh initial appearances for traffic citations, inspection citations, and forfeitures from March 18th through June 5th have been adjourned and rescheduled. Notices of new hearings will be sent to all those affected.
  • All initial appearances for City of Oshkosh juvenile citations from March 18th through June 5th have been adjourned and rescheduled. Notices of new hearings will be sent to all those affected.
  • If you have questions regarding any other scheduled activity with the court, you can contact the Circuit Court directly. Contact information for the Circuit Court is found at: https://www.co.winnebago.wi.us/clerk-courts.
  • If you would like to talk to a prosecutor prior to your initial appearance or pre-trial, please contact the City Attorney’s office at 920-236-5115.

The City Attorney shall, by state law, conduct all the legal business in which the city is interested. The Office provides day-to-day advice and consultation, document drafting services and legal research, and legal representation to the Common Council, the City Manager, the boards, commissions and committees of the City, and to the various departments, divisions and staff offices of the city administration. In addition, the Office provides information to the general public, and assistance to other local, state and federal government entities, and municipal government associations.

The City Attorney’s office also represents the City of Oshkosh in municipal ordinance prosecution through the Winnebago County Circuit Court system.