County Counsel

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The physical location of the Office of County Counsel has been closed to the public and staff for all matters; however, all business of the Office continues. You may contact the Office of County Counsel by email at For general information not found on this website, please email


Paul R. Adezio, County Counsel

Phone: 609-989-6511 
Fax: 609-392-8625
Mail: 640 S. Broad St. Trenton, NJ 08650-0068
  P.O. Box 8068 


The Office of County Counsel serves as legal counsel for the County Executive as well as all County Departments. The Office also acts as legal counsel for the County Clerk, Prosecutor, Sheriff and Surrogate and represents the interest of the people in civil commitment hearings.

In addition to handling all Federal, State and local litigation matters on behalf of the County, the legal staff provides a broad range of other services. These services include the review and preparation of legal documents and the provision of both advice and representation in a wide variety of contractual, employment/labor, financial, regulatory and transactional matters.