Office of the County Attorney


What the Department Does and for Whom
The Office of the County Attorney enables County Government to carry out its policies and operations in a manner that minimizes legal and economic risk; and complies with applicable federal, state, and local regulation; and provides legal services to County Government, primarily litigation, that promote public safety, health, and welfare.
Department Performance Measures
Montgomery County departments are broken out into discrete programs for the purposes of Outcome Based Budgeting.
A program is an activity or set of activities performed by County government that has:
  • identifiable costs for budgeting purposes
  • a clear public purpose and measurable results, and
  • clear lines of accountability for its performance and financial management
The following are the performance measures for programs within the Office of County Attorney. In our performance framework there are three categories of measures:
  • How much did we do? (quantity)
  • How well did we do it? (quality)
  • Is anyone better off? (effect or impact)


Approved Budget 

Click on the chart below to explore how the Office of County Attorney is funded.