The County Attorney's Office represents the Monroe County Commission and its staff in all civil and administrative matters relating to the discharge of their official duties.
The County Attorney and his eight (8) Assistant County Attorneys:
The County Attorney's Office is prohibited from providing legal advice to members of the community or otherwise representing private clients.
The County’s Risk Management functions are administered by the County Attorney’s Office. Team members work together to manage, assess, and defend liability and tort claims made against the County. The team analyzes sources of potential liability and works to eliminate and/or reduce the County’s exposure to claims. The team monitors insurance carrier counsel’s defense of such claims and manages the associated costs. Risk staff reviews every contract to ensure the County has proper insurance coverage in its agreements and for its projects. The team also works with members of the public to assist in resolving legitimate accident claims involving County property, operations or employees.
The mission of the County Attorney's Office is to provide high quality legal services to the Board of County Commissioners, Monroe County's Constitutional Officers, and the County Administration in a timely, efficient, and cost-effective manner. With its staff of nine highly trained and experienced attorneys and skilled support staff, the County Attorney's Office is committed to providing professional legal services in the most efficient and productive manner possible. All office systems and policies have been developed to support this commitment.