Charles County, Maryland

County Attorney

County Attorney

Danielle E. Mitchell
Acting County Attorney

The Office of the County Attorney is responsible for all legal affairs of the County Government.

Legal advice and representation regarding a wide range of County issues are provided for the County Commissioners, County Administrator, Department Directors, Treasurer, and all County agencies, boards and commissions.

Significant areas of practice include: Land Use, Planning and Zoning; Law Enforcement, Public Safety and Corrections; Procurement and Contracts; Civil Litigation; Appellate Research, Writing and Advocacy; Drafting Legal Opinions, Legislation, Ordinances, Resolutions and Rules of Procedure; Administrative Law; Ethics, Public Information and Open Meetings; Health Care, Housing and Social Services Programs; Public Utilities, Water and Sewer Infrastructure, Financing, Construction and Operation; Transportation, Property Acquisition and highway planning and construction; Real Estate; Collections and Public Finance; Environmental Law and Constitutional Law.