The Garfield County Attorney is appointed by the Garfield County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) and supervises the County Attorney’s Office. The County Attorney’s Office provides legal advice to the BOCC and, upon approval of the BOCC, represents Garfield County, all elected Garfield County officials, boards, commissions and various Garfield County departments.
The County Attorney’s Office represents the people of the State of Colorado in certain human services proceedings including adult protection, mental health, dependency and neglect, and in other civil matters relating to the Department of Human Services.
The County Attorney’s Office is responsible for reviewing county contracts, drafting resolutions, ordinances and intergovernmental agreements, as directed by the BOCC, and prosecuting and defending civil lawsuits brought by and against the county. Additionally, this office prosecutes zoning and building violations.
By law, this office does not provide general legal advice to the public.
The Garfield County Attorney’s Office is committed to excellence in the legal representation of county government.
We will be courteous, efficient, and ethical.
We will maintain a professional and positive work environment.