MACo 2011 Winter Conference Session – Your Legal Counsel: The Role of County Attorneys

Counties and their elected officials face numerous legal challenges on a daily basis.  Whether determining the extent of a county’s authority, defending against a lawsuit, answering a Public Information Act request, or advising on an ethics question, counties need legal representation.  Some counties maintain their own law department while others retain an outside firm or private practitioner.  Regardless of their individual circumstances, county attorneys provide a vital service to your county.  Speakers will discuss the myriad issues and duties that your county attorney provides on your behalf and highlight a few recent court decisions that could have major county ramifications.  Speakers include:

Edgar A. Baker, Jr., Wicomico County Attorney

Margaret Ann Nolan, Howard County Solicitor

John F. Breads, Senior Counsel, LGIT

Conference registration information can be found on the MACo website.  The early discount rate for the 2011 MACo Winter Conference ends December 7th.

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