Corporation Counsel

The Office of Corporation Counsel provides legal services to the County Board, County Administrator, County departments, committees, boards, commissions, supervisors, elected and appointed county officials and employees in respect to their official duties including rendering legal opinions and advice, drafting and reviewing contracts, ordinances, resolutions and other legal proceedings. The Office also represents the County in various civil proceedings including account collection for departments, tax foreclosures, mental commitments, guardianships, protective placements, termination of parental rights, and prosecution of county ordinance violations, especially land use/zoning ordinances. The Office administers the Wisconsin child support program on behalf of the County and represents the State of Wisconsin in child support cases.