Special District Services

Brian E. Washington, County Counsel

The Office of the Marin County Counsel is a team of experienced lawyers and para-professionals who are dedicated to helping public agency clients solve complex policy problems and vigorously defending agency decisions.

The Special District Team at Marin County Counsel specializes in public entity representation. Our services include advising agency boards on Brown Act issues, protocol for passing ordinances, advice on planning and CEQA issues, board training, claims review and every aspect of advice and counsel to your general manager or agency chief.

Expanded County Counsel services include litigation defense and every aspect of employment law including employee training, policy development, employee discipline and pro-active services to avoid litigation.

Our team collectively has 130 years of public law experience and can assist and guide you through routine matters as well as the most complex issues. Our attorneys are excellent public law attorneys, and have access to other seasoned County Counsel lawyers.

Our special district clientele is extensive (more than 25 agencies) and includes the Southern Marin Fire District, Sewerage Agency of Southern Marin, Richardson Bay Regional Agency, the Tiburon Fire Protection District, the Central Marin Sanitation, Agency, the Marin Resource Conservation District, Ross Valley Paramedic Authority, Marin Transit District and the Transportation Authority of Marin.

Photos courtesy of Annet Katan