The Government Center is open to the public. We ask that you continue to use the remote methods of doing business, including online, over the phone, and through the drop-box and drive-through window. Please follow the safety measures posted and wear a mask in the building. Check COVID-19 Resources for Government Center Services and Updates for the latest information. As always, call 540-245-5600 - we are here to help.

County Attorney
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.

Helpful Links
County Code 
Code of Virginia