City Attorney

Leon Valley City Attorney represents the City of Leon Valley in all its legal matters. 

The City Attorney delivers legal advice to the Mayor, City Council, boards and commissions, City management and all of the City's departments. The City Attorney performs a wide variety of legal services including prosecuting misdemeanor offenses and preparing the many agreements, legal documents, ordinances and resolutions needed in the City's numerous day-to-day transactions. The City Attorney is also responsible for training on various regulations, such as Open Government, Campaign finance, Elections, and providing Ethics advisory opinions for City officials and employees.

The Office of the City Attorney is headed by Denise Frederick.  Mrs. Frederick is married to Warren Frederick, is a native of San Antonio and a graduate of Providence High School.  She received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts from Incarnate Word College, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas.  Mrs. Frederick has practiced law since 1993, is licensed in Texas and in the United States Court for the Western District of Texas.  Prior to becoming City Attorney in Leon Valley, Mrs. Frederick served as an Assistant City Attorney III for the City of San Antonio for 20 years before retiring in January of 2016.


Denise Frederick
City Attorney
(210) 684.1391 ext. 217