Civil Division


The purpose of the Lancaster County Attorney's Civil Division is to provide advice and opinions to the Lancaster County Board of County Commissioners, county elected officials and appointed officials; as well as to prosecute or defend, on behalf of Lancaster County, all civil suits, applications, and motions.


The Civil Division works with all county departments and offices, all local law enforcement agencies, and State of of Nebraska departments, including the Department of Health and Human Services and the Attorney General. The division's attorneys regularly: advise and represent all county department and agencies; coordinate with law enforcement or other government agencies; appears in court, county board meetings, health department meetings, and others; provides legal opinions prepares contracts, and advises count officials.