Special Assistant City Attorney Capri Maddox currently serves as a senior special advisor to City Attorney Michael N. Feuer. In this role, she is responsible for Special Projects for City Attorney Feuer, such as: leading the City Attorney Business Support program, addressing key Neighborhood Council and City Council requests, and participating in criminal and civil cases.
Prior to returning to the Office of the City Attorney in her new role, Mrs. Maddox served as the President of the Los Angeles Board of Public Works, as a Mayor Villaraigosa appointee. In this role, she managed 5,000 employees and an annual budget of $1.8 billion dollars to deliver basic infrastructure services to City residents. Before joining the Board of Public Works, Mrs. Maddox served as a Deputy City Attorney in the following assignments: General Counsel Group – Neighborhood Empowerment, Complex Litigation – Neighborhood Prosecutor Program – LAPD’s Wilshire Station, and Central Trials – Criminal Branch. Prior to her legal career, Mrs. Maddox worked as a Community Development and Housing Analyst with the City of Glendale, and Earthquake Recovery Project Manager with the Los Angeles Housing Department.
During Mrs. Maddox’s two decades of public service to enhance the quality of life for residents in the Los Angeles County area, she has been recognized for her leadership and service to others. Her professional accomplishments include recognition from the following: Bet Tzedek Legal Services, Los Angeles Business Journal, National Forum of Black Public Administrators, Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney – Trial Advocacy, Getty House Foundation, Association of Black City Attorneys, LAPD West Bureau Officers, and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives.
She has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a Master of Science in Public Administration from the California State University of Los Angeles. Mrs. Maddox received her Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California. In addition, she has completed the USC Lusk Center Minorities in Real Estate Development Program. Mrs. Maddox continues her involvement with many higher educational institutions, including her roles on the Board of Visitors at Pepperdine School of Law and California State University of Los Angeles President’s Council. She is also a proud member of the Southern California Public Radio Board of Trustees – SCPR locally broadcasts on KPCC 89.3FM.
Mrs. Maddox is a member of First AME Church – Los Angeles, where she serves in both political and social ministries. In her spare time, she serves as a youth mentor with numerous community organizations and enjoys working on public interest projects. She resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Kerman, and nine-year-old son.