Department of Law

Role in County Government

The Madison County Attorney is the chief legal officer and advisor of the County, having broad responsibilities including the following: managing and providing legal services to the County of Madison, a municipal corporation having a 19 member Board of Supervisors, 600+ employees, 22 departments, and a $117 million+ budget; counseling as to municipal governance and operations, including purchasing, contracting, employment, civil litigation, juvenile prosecution, public safety, corrections, public and mental health, probation, social services, zoning and planning, highway, solid waste and elections.


Our representation includes:
  • Counsel to the Board of Supervisors
  • Human Resources
    • Civil Service
    • Disciplinary Proceedings and Arbitration
    • Federal and State Discrimination Claims
    • Labor Negotiations with 5 Units
  • Juvenile Delinquency Prosecutions
  • Participation on a host of Boards, Commissions, and Committees
  • Real Property Actions
    • Environmental Claims
    • Property Disposal and Acquisitions
    • Tax Enforcement
  • Representation of County Department and Employees
    • Contract Review
    • Negligence and Tort Defense
    • Ongoing Advice as Needed
    • Self-Insurance Administration


The county attorney's office does not provide legal advice to private citizens on personal or county business.

The information on this site is compiled and made available by the County Attorney's Office for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice or the practice of law. Use of this site does not create or constitute, in any way, an attorney/client relationship between the viewer of the site and the County Attorney's Office or any of its staff.

While every effort is made to keep the information accurate and up-to-date, the County Attorney's Office makes no warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, timeliness, or completeness of the information contained or referenced herein. The County Attorney's Office assumes no legal liability for any damages of any type, whatsoever, occasioned by the actions or omissions of actions, taken in reliance upon any information contained in this site.