County Attorney

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Lowell Siler
200 East Main Street
2nd Floor, Old Courthouse
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-560-0715
FAX: 919-560-0719
Hours: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM

ATTENTION! Durham County Government is closing most offices to the public effective Monday, March 23, 2020. To read the detailed release about the closing, visit our news section at or click here. 

Department Function

The County Attorney is appointed by the Commissioners to advise the Board, the County Manager and department heads on all legal matters related to the operation of County government.

The County Attorney's office is responsible for seeing to it that affairs and actions of Durham County are conducted in accordance with federal, state and local laws. Legal opinions are provided on all laws, contracts, leases, deeds and other legal documents.