corporation counsel

Location & Mailing Address:

Schmiege, Graff & Koch Law Firm
632 S. 8th Street
PO Box 512
Medford, WI 54451

Phone: 715-748-9888
Fax: 715-748-9232

The Corporation Counsel is appointed by the County Board of Supervisors to represent the county, its departments and its officers in all legal matters of civil litigation, serves as County Board Parliamentarian, provides interpretations of the powers and duties of the board and provides legal opinions to the County Board and County departments. He drafts resolutions and ordinances on matters arising before the County Board. He is the reviser of the Taylor County Code. As a legal advisor and county attorney, it is his duty to advise and represent various county departments on matters concerning public welfare, mental health, children in need of protection or services, protective placements, guardianship proceedings, collections, foreclosures of tax delinquent property, title searches, acquisition of lands, transfer sales or exchanges and bankruptcies.