county attorney
coun·ty attorney /'kau̇n-tē-/ n: a district attorney for a county

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

county attorney
A lawyer who represents a county in civil matters and litigates violations of county ordinances.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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