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County Counsel

County Counsel

The Office of County Counsel is a full-service law office, tasked with handling the County's civil law needs, including proactive participation in all phases of governmental decision-making and a very active and successful trial litigation program


488 cases filed against the County

9 cases filed by the County

1,193 open cases pending resolution


109 resolved cases defended 

82 court decisions (75%)

27 settlements - $10.6 million (25%)


99%/1% Win/Loss record (prevailed in court decisions)

81/1 (County as Defendant)


$44,244 recovered on behalf of County

$44,244 (County as Defendant)

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