About the County Attorney:

The County Attorney prosecutes all felonies in the county and represents the county in legal matters. The term is for four years.

The Basics of the County Attorney:

The County Attorney prosecutes all felonies in the county and represents the county in legal matters. The County Attorney also provides legal counsel to other county officials. The term is for four years.

Detailed Rules and Responsibilities of the County Attorney:

The County Attorney prosecutes all felonies in the county, as well as misdemeanors in unincorporated areas. The County Attorney also provides legal counsel to other county officials, including the County Board of Supervisors, and represents the county in court matters. Arizona’s Revised Statutes state: “No person shall be eligible for the Office of County Attorney unless he is an attorney at law, licensed and in good standing in this state.” The term is for four years.


Additional Information

Definitions provided by Arizona State University Morrison Institute for Public Policy.