The Office of the Lancaster County Attorney provides in-house legal advice and counsel to the County Council, the County Administrator, Division Directors, Count departments, boards, and commissions as needed. The responsibility of the staff attorney is diverse and includes matters such as drafting ordinances, and amendments, negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts, and prosecuting building and zoning violations. Various appeals and litigation are handled through the County Attorney's office. The attorney oversees cases handled by outside attorneys and is called upon to advise staff and elected officials on both legal and policy matters and issues, handle contractors, and advise county officials on the application of various county ordinances, state and federal laws.
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