The Litigation Team consists of four attorneys, including the team leader, and three paralegals, assisted by two administrative team members who provide clerical support.
The legal services provided by the Litigation Team include, but are not limited, to:
Provide training to County Departments on Administrative Hearing procedures and department presentation.
The Team: Team members include Chief Deputy Kathleen Taylor, Deputies Judith Chapman, Amy Terrible and Christopher Sorich and Paralegals Kari Martin-Higgins, Nicol Dennewitz, Lynn Walmer and Catherine Hughes
Mission: To advance and protect the programs and financial resources of the County by providing competent, efficient and cost-effective legal representation and by conducting all County litigation ethically, competently, fairly, justly, diligently, and with civility.
Vision: We value ethical conduct, integrity, honesty, openness, personal excellence, constructive self-criticism, continual self-improvement, and mutual respect. We are committed to our clients and to protecting the public fisc. We have a passion for the law and hold ourselves accountable to the public, the County, the County Counsel, and our team, always striving for excellence, fairness and justice in all our endeavors.