About the County Attorney:

The County Attorney is the public prosecutor of the county and serves a four-year term. His or her duties include: Representing the superior and other courts in the county in prosecutions for public offenses, draw up indictments, defend the county in legal proceedings, offer written opinions to county officers on issues regarding duties of the office, Act as the legal counsel to the board of supervisors, act as an attorney for school districts, and for the community college districts. 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.”

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