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County Attorney

The Washington County Attorney’s Office is responsible for the prosecution of all felony, misdemeanor, traffic, fish and game, and juvenile offenses that occur within the county. The Office is also responsible for instituting Child in Need of Care Cases, Care and Treatment, and Drug and Alcohol Commitments. The County Attorney conducts legal research, writes briefs, and handles post-conviction matters including habeas corpus petitions and direct appeals before the Kansas Court of Appeals and Kansas Supreme Court.

In addition to acting as prosecutor, the County Attorney serves as the County Counselor, and in this capacity advises the Board of County Commissioners, Elected Officials and County Department Heads on various legal matters as well as assists in the drafting of necessary legal documents and policies.

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