The County Attorney's Office is a part-time position that is responsible for enforcement of laws and providing legal advice and defense to the county officials. No one is eligible for this office who has not passed the state bar examination. The position is elected to 4-year terms.
Some of the duties of the County Attorney are:
Collect money due on forfeited bonds
Convene the grand jury
Defend the county in all action brought against it
Legal advisor for the Board of Supervisors and other county officials in official business
Prosecute all crimes committed in the county
Justice For All
Justice for All is a monthly column from the County Attorney. Each month covers a different subject related to his duties.