Welcome to the Riverside County Office of County Counsel
The Office of County Counsel is a full-service law office that handles civil matters for the County of Riverside. The office provides advisory and litigation support on issues of vital concern to the County and its residents such as health care, public safety, child welfare, land development, environmental protection, public finance, taxation and elections. The office is staffed by experienced attorneys who have dedicated their careers to public service.
The office's primary clients are the Board of Supervisors and County agencies, departments, commissions and officers. Under certain circumstances, legal services may be provided to other public entities within the County, including special and school districts. The office does not provide legal services to private citizens.
Find out more about the Office of County Counsel, which was established back in 1941 and now employs more than 50 attorneys.
The Office of County Counsel provides high quality, cost-effective legal services designed to promote the public service objectives of the County of Riverside.
Our office is comprised of four divisions: Business & Transactional Services; Child Welfare; Community Development & Protection Services; Public Safety & Litigation Services including Probate/LPS.
This Office’s Volunteer Program offers unpaid student internships and volunteering opportunities at one of its four office locations on a year-round basis.
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