James R. Benkahla, County Attorney
Carol Satterwhite, Legal Secretary
Duties and Responsibilities
The County Attorney has the management, charge and control of all legal business of the County and is legal advisor of the Board of Supervisors, County Administrator, and the various departments of the County Government.
The County Attorney’s Office does not provide legal advice or opinions to citizens and cannot represent citizens in personal or private legal matters. If you need an attorney, you may wish to contact the Virginia Lawyers Referral Service at 1-800-552-7977. Criminal and traffic matters are prosecuted by the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office at 540-245-5313.