Division Overview

Civil Division
Pursuant to Minn. Stat. 388.051, the Civil Division of the County Attorney's Office gives legal opinions and advice to the Washington County Board and any other county officer or official concerning all matters in which the County is or may be interested, or in relation to the official duties of the Board or officer.

Criminal Division
The Criminal Division of the County Attorney's Office is responsible for prosecuting adults charged with felony crimes, as well as misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors occurring within the townships.
Juvenile Division
Juvenile attorneys prosecute children younger than 18 years old for offenses they have committed within Washington County. This includes offenses ranging from petty offenses such as curfew violations to serious felony matters including murder. This division also represents community services in bringing actions to protect abused and neglected children.