City Legal Office

 

Acting Head:
Atty. Genesi M. Santiago

Address:
3rd Floor, Annex Building, City Government of Muntinlupa

Contact Information:
Telephone No.: 8 861-1126
E-mail: [email protected]


Mandate

A mandatory officer provided by Republic Act no. 7160 also known as the Local Government Code of 1991, Article XI Section 481 and Republic Act no. 7926, Article VIII Section 37 also known as the Charter of the City of Muntinlupa, to be the chief legal counsel of the local government unit, and shall take charge of the office of legal services as provided by law.

Vision

To be a professional law organization that will unceasingly uphold the Constitution and the laws, vigilantly guard the rights and interest of the City and staunchly defend the poor and the oppressed.

Mission

We shall endeavor to keep abreast with the laws and jurisprudence, procure the necessary office materials and facilities, equip our personnel with the legal skills and training, abide and attend to legal processes and serve the City Government as well as its constituents in line with the credo that those who have less in life shall have more in law.

Objectives

  1. To regularly attend the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), seminars, skills training and legal updates for its legal officers;
  2. To equip the Legal Office with updated legal materials, computer facilities, a legal library and other pertinent technology;
  3. To improve the facilities of the Legal Office to accommodate lawyer’s meeting, settlement of dispute and mediation proceedings;
  4. To have a more efficient and organized system of filing, endorsement and inventory of case, documents and communications.

Service Process