The Office of the County Attorney provides the delivery and coordination of legal services for the County; processing and managing tort claims; handling County litigation through direct representation or coordination of retained counsel; prosecution of ordinance violations; court appearances; representation before regulatory agencies; processing public finance and economic development tax issues; attendance at conferences and meetings; legal opinions; legal research; drafting ordinances, resolutions, proclamations, contracts, leases and other legal documents; review and interpretation of Council rules; monitoring new legislation and compliance requirements. Provide representation for the County as employer and the Grievance Committee at Grievance proceedings. Provide legal consultation with County departments, Officials, and certain Boards and Commissions. Provide labor and employment advice on human resources. Involved professionally with the SC Bar, Laurens County Bar, SCAC and SCACA. The Office of the County Attorney is committed to providing the highest quality legal services in the most efficient and effective manner possible.