Corporation Counsel

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The Office of Corporation Counsel acts as general counsel for Racine County, including its boards, commissions, committees, departments, and officers, in all civil matters in all federal and state courts and before all federal, state, and County administrative bodies and agencies. The office issues legal opinions; drafts County ordinances and resolutions; drafts and reviews County contracts, handles real estate transactions and In Rem proceedings; prosecutes all zoning and land use violations; processes commitments of mentally ill persons; drafts pleadings and handles protective placement and guardianships for developmentally disabled and aged infirm persons; manages the County's risk management program; and is a major partner in all construction projects.


The Office of Corporation Counsel does not provide legal services to the public. Individuals looking for information concerning legal representation or advice concerning legal matters should visit the following websites: