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County Attorney’s Office


To provide legal advice, representation, and assistance as public servants and officers of the court to the Board of County Commissioners, County divisions and departments, boards and commissions, and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office; prepare and present County and State legislation; draft resolutions and ordinances and provide guidance on the Open Meetings Act and the Public Information Act.


To serve Washington County Government and the public interest in providing ethical representation and full commitment to fairness in everything we do; effectively carrying out our responsibilities and duties with dedication, skill, compassion, innovation, and integrity while maintaining the highest ethical and professional standards and excellence in the quality of our work.

County Attorney's Office

Washington County Administration Complex

100 West Washington Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Suite 1101

Phone: 240-313-2230
Fax: 240-313-2231

TTY users may call any government office through the Maryland Relay Service 1-800-735-2258

Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government


Liberal leave is in effect for all non-essential personal on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, until noon. Essential personnel are expected to fulfill their duties as usual.

The starting time for today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting will be reevaluated at 9:00 am.

For those required to travel, exercise caution on the roadways. If driving is necessary, ensure your vehicle is completely cleared, drive at a reduced speed, practice caution, and avoid crowding or passing plows.
We’ll keep the public informed of any changes. Stay updated by monitoring Washington County Government’s website and social media channels for the latest information. Your safety is our priority!