The attorney’s office provides legal services to the Athens-Clarke County mayor and commission, the manager, constitutional officers, and all other departments and divisions of the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government.
The Athens-Clarke County Attorney's office also:
Handles legal matters, including prosecuting and defending lawsuits, except for lawsuits covered by liability insurance
Researches and drafts ordinances and resolutions to be considered for adoption by the mayor and commission
Drafts or reviews all contracts and deeds to be executed by the government