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County Counsel
"We are committed to giving accurate, timely, and useful advice; protecting the County from loss and risk; and helping County decision-makers choose among lawful alternatives."


Services Provided: 

  • County Counsel renders legal advice and provides legal representation on civil matters to County officers, departments, and public districts the governing board of which is composed in whole or part of the Board of Supervisors. 
  • County Counsel represents the County in all civil law matters, or supervises outside defense counsel, prepares ordinances, resolutions, and contracts, and investigates the legality of claims made upon the County. 
  • County Counsel represents the Public Conservator, Public Administrator, and Public Guardian. 
  • County Counsel does not provide legal advice to private citizens of the county.

Contact Information
Address: 810 Court Street, Jackson, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 223-6366
Fax: (209) 223-4286
Business Hours: Monday-Friday 8AM - 5PM