County Attorney


The County Attorney is the legal counsel for the County Commissioners, providing advise, doing research and preparing legal documents on behalf of the County.  He also represents Morton County in any Civil or Criminal actions that may be taken for or against the County.

The County Attorney:

  • Prosecutes violations of the criminal laws of the State of Kansas
  • Institutes proceedings to protect abused and neglected children
  • Prosecutes juvenile offenders
  • Secures care and treatment in alcohol, drug and mental commitment cases
  • Appears before the Appellate Courts of Kansas, the Federal Courts, and the United States Supreme Court regarding civil and criminal appeals
  • Enforces the Kansas Consumer Protection Act and other statutory civil proceedings as provided by law
  • Provides services to victims and witnesses to ensure their fair treatment in the criminal justice system