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Legal

Union County Legal is an internal legal office which reports to the County Manager and is comprised of an Executive Attorney, Senior Staff Attorney and Staff Attorney. 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.

Contact Information

Department phone: 704-283-3673