Office of Corporation Counsel
Eau Claire County Courthouse
721 Oxford Avenue
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54703
715-836-4836 (Phone Number)
715-839-6243 (Fax Number)
The mission of the Eau Claire County Corporation Counsel is: "to protect the public health, safety and general welfare of Eau Claire County residents by providing quality legal services in an efficient and timely manner to the County, its boards, commissions, committees, departments and employees."
History of Corporation Counsel:
At one time all legal representation was provided by the District Attorney's office. In the early 1970's, the first part-time Corporation Counsel was appointed pursuant to state statute. In the early 1980's, the Corporation Counsel's office began providing a full range of civil legal services for the county. Currently, 4 attorney's and 4 clerical personnel staff the office. State statutes require counties to employ a Corporation Counsel or to designate an attorney to perform the duties of a Corporation Counsel.
The Corporation Counsel serves as in-house attorney for Eau Claire County, and is responsible for the prosecution and defense on behalf of Eau Claire County and provides legal advice and assistance to: