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Law Department

Office Information
Hammond City Hall
5925 Calumet Avenue
Hammond, IN 46320
Phone: 219-853-6381
Fax: 219-853-6641
Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

Staff Members

Kristina Kantar - Corporation Counsel

The Law Department consists of the Corporation Counsel and City Attorney. The Corporation Counsel directs the activities of the City Attorney and the legal and administrative legal secretaries.

The Hammond Law Department represents the City of Hammond and cannot provide legal advice

The Law Department's duties include:

  • Supervise Legal Affairs
  • Serve as Legal Advisors to Various Departments
  • Approve City Contracts
  • Insure Legality and Form of City Contracts
  • Evaluate and Determine Course of Action for Municipal Litigation
  • Work with outside counsel
  • Review Administration of Liability and Workman's Compensation Self-~Insurance Programs
  • Draft and Revise City Ordinances as Necessary
  • Enforcement and Prosecution of City Ordinances.
  • Provides Notice of Claim Forms
  • Provides Freedom of Information Forms (FOIA)


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