The Office of the County Attorney provides the delivery and coordination of legal
services for the County; processing and managing tort claims; handling County
litigation through direct representation or coordination of retained counsel;
prosecution of code and zoning violations and vehicle forfeitures; court appearances;
representation before regulatory agencies; processing public finance and economic
development tax issues; attendance at conferences and meetings; legal opinions;
legal research; drafting ordinances, resolutions, proclamations, contracts, leases
and other legal documents; election law; review and interpretation of Council rules;
monitoring new legislation and compliance requirements. Provide representation for
the County as employer and the Grievance Committee at Grievance proceedings.
Provide legal consultation with County departments, Elected Officials, and certain
Boards and Commissions. Provide labor and employment advice on human resources
issues. Involved professionally with the SC Bar, Greenville County Bar, SCAC, SCACA
and IMLA. Can provide speakers on topics of interest to citizens of the community.
With its staff of highly-trained and experienced attorneys and skilled support staff,
the Office of the County Attorney is committed to providing the highest quality legal
services in the most efficient and effective manner possible.
The mission of the County Attorney's Office is to provide professional legal
representation and advice for the County as an entity, members of County Council,
Elected Officials and County Departments.
What We Do
Provide legal representation for the County and all its elected officials officers in
litigation either brought against the County or initiated by the County. The office reviews,
approves as to form, and drafts legal documents which include deeds, contracts, leases,
dedication instruments, security and performance bonds, various pleadings, bond issue documents,
resolutions, ordinances, and acts.
What We Do Not Do
Provide legal services to individual employees on personal matters
Provide legal services to citizens on personal matters
(Legal Services - 864-679-3232)
Provide any criminal defense of indigents (Public Defender, 305 E. North Street, Greenville, SC
29601, 864-467-8522, Fax 864-467-8521)