Union County Legal is an internal division consisting of a Senior Staff Attorney, Staff Attorney and Legal Assistant. The purpose of Legal is to provide day-to-day legal counsel to Union County's elected officials, management and division directors, through direct and ready access to full-time, in-house legal staff.
Primary duties of Legal include the drafting or review of all county contracts; drafting of county resolutions, regulations, special legislation and ordinances; research into legal issues presented by the various service areas and divisions; the drafting and review of legal documents; and attendance of all meetings of the Union County Board of Commissioners in the capacity of legal counsel.
Legal does not provide legal advice to private citizens. If a private citizen has a legal question, whether regarding county business or otherwise, the citizen may wish to consider private legal representation.