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The Washington County Attorney is responsible for handling legal affairs of the County; issuing legal opinions and advice to county departments; assisting in solving county legal or quasi-legal problems/issues such as personnel and FOIA issues; drafting and reviewing county ordinances, contracts and other documentation as needed; representing the county in litigation as plaintiff or defendant as required; and handling complex issues involving research and analysis of the law and particular facts. The County Attorney attends all Regular, Special and Committee meetings of the Quorum Court and acts as the Parliamentarian at those meetings. The County Attorney’s office is available to assist residents, but cannot provide legal advice, prepare or review documents, or represent citizens in private legal matters.

Last updated: 12/30/2016 10:33:52 AM