City Attorney

The mission of the Office of the City Attorney is to deliver high-quality legal services to the City of Laurel in a responsive, proactive, creative and timely manner so that it can govern lawfully with the highest level of integrity and serve the community effectively. The city attorney provides legal advice and representation to the mayor, city council, the city’s boards and commissions, and other city officials and employees on a broad range of issues. The city attorney is appointed by and reports to the mayor and city council. The office of the city attorney represents the City of Laurel, and its agencies, officials and employees, on matters of public business.

Deidra Bassi

Deidra Bassi
City Attorney

P.O. Box 1409
Laurel, MS 39441

Phone: (601) 649-8611
Fax: (601) 649-6062