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Office of the County Attorney (OCA)

OCA At A Glance

OCA Mission Statement

What the Department Does and for Whom
The Office of the County Attorney enables County Government to carry out its policies and operations in a manner that minimizes legal and economic risk; and complies with applicable federal, state, and local regulation; and provides legal services to County Government, primarily litigation, that promote public safety, health, and welfare.
How Much? How Many?
  • FY14 Total Operating Budget: $9,520,000
  • FY14Total Full-time Equivalents (FTEs): 73.7

Transactional Support

What the Department Does and for Whom

Procurement Contracts -- DGS Memoranda of Understanding and Agreements – All Departments Real Estate Transactions and Condemnations – DOT, DGS, DHCA, DED, CEX.

How Much? How Many?
  • FY14 Budget: $1,250,000; FY14 FTEs: 9.0

General Counsel / Advisory Support

What the Department Does and for Whom

Wraparound General Counsel Service -- All County Departments Drafting Legislation/Regulations – All County Departments Advice on County Operations/Policies – All County Departments

How Much? How Many?
  • FY14 Budget: $1,272,000; FY14 FTEs: 9.0

Internal Support

What the Department Does and for Whom

Information Technology Support; Budget and Personnel Management

How Much? How Many?
  • FY14 Budget: $625,000; FY14 FTEs: 5.0

Litigation

What the Department Does and for Whom
 Represent the Self-Insurance Fund - Liability Cases and Workers’ Compensation Code Enforcement – DHCA, DED, DFRS, DPS, MCPD Forfeiture – Police Department Subrogation – Risk Management Other Affirmative Litigation – Multiple Departments
How Much? How Many?
  • FY14 Budget: $2,380,000; FY14 FTEs: 20.0

Commercial Litigation - All County Departments

What the Department Does and for Whom

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How Much? How Many?
  • FY14 Budget: $250,000; FY14 FTEs: 1.5

Personnel and Human Resources Including Litigation and Collective Bargaining - OHR and All County Departments

What the Department Does and for Whom

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How Much? How Many?
  • FY14 Budget: $1,297,000; FY14 FTEs: 8.8

Non-personnel Administrative Litigation - All County Departments

What the Department Does and for Whom

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How Much? How Many?
  • FY14 Budget: $181,000; FY14 FTEs: 1.4

Child Welfare Litigation - Department of Health and Human Services

What the Department Does and for Whom

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How Much? How Many?
  • FY14 Budget: $1,200,000; FY14 FTEs: 10.0

Debt Collection - Department of Finance

What the Department Does and for Whom

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How Much? How Many?
  • FY14 Budget: $1,150,000; FY14 FTEs: 9.55