About the Department
The Office of the County Attorney oversees an extensive litigation practice which includes employment, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, governmental contract, taxation, tax sales, tax assessment, zoning, land use, environmental, construction, constitutional, First Amendment, Section 1983, and bankruptcy matters and extensive motion and appellate practice.
The Office of the County Attorney performs other important functions such as preparing legislation and resolutions for the Board of Commissioners; researching and preparing legal opinions interpreting local, state, and federal laws for Fulton County officials; and negotiating contracts for major development projects. The Office of the County Attorney also oversees a great variety of property and tax matters.
Key Performance Indicators
This KPI measures the percentage of contracts received from client departments and reviewed within 10 days. This KPI is related to the business function of providing legal services to client departments.
This KPI measures the percentage of policies, resolutions and ordinances drafted within requested time frames. This KPI is related to the business function of providing legal services to client departments.
This KPI measures the percentage of litigation cases won or resolved with client approval. This KPI is related to the business function of providing legal services to client departments.
For the County Attorney's office, the customer service survey is emailed to internal customers who received services from the department, more specifically the survey was sent to approximately 40 department heads. This survey is implemented through email and occurs quarterly.