The Office of the County Attorney provides legal advice and services to County departments, agencies, boards, and commissions, as well as the County Council. Members of the office:

  • Office of the County Attorney Research legal issues and provide opinions
  • Prepare and present legislation
  • Negotiate and prepare agreements and other documents on behalf of the County
  • Draft resolutions and ordinances
  • Acquire and convey title to real property
  • Represent the County in court and before various administrative bodies
  • Collect various County fees and charges
  • Publish the County Charter, Code, Zoning Ordinance and Opinions (click links below):
    - Charter
    - County Code
    - Zoning Ordinance (Effective October 2014)
    - Zoning Ordinance (2004)
    - COMCOR
    - County Opinions


Request for Expression of Interest to provide legal services to the Montgomery County Police Accountability Board and Administrative Charging Committee. Position is open until filled.  Click here for more information.


MPIA requests for OCA records: If you wish to request any public records maintained by the County Attorney's Office, please send that request to:  

Edward B. Lattner, Chief
Division of Government Operations
Office of the County Attorney
101 Monroe Street, Third Floor
Rockville, Maryland 20850
(240) 777-6700