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Wes Adams
County Attorney

County Attorney
200 Baltimore St.
La Plata, MD 20646


Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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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.