The County Attorney's Office provides professional legal representation to County Council, elected and appointed County officials and the County Departments in litigation either brought against the County or initiated by the County. The County Attorney does not provide private representation. The office also assists with prosecution of code violations, provides representation of the County before administrative and regulatory agencies, and provides legal advice and review for economic development and public finance matters. The County Attorney's Office drafts, reviews and approves as to form legal documents including contracts, deeds, leases, easements, pleadings, proclamations, resolutions, ordinances, and policies and procedures for use by the County. Most criminal matters are prosecuted by the Solicitor's Office.
No private representation is provided by the office. If you are needing legal advice, please use one of the following options: