James N. Fincher
Merced County Counsel
2222 M St.
Ph: (209) 385-7564
Fx: (209) 726-1337
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The County Counsel is the legal advisor for the County of Merced and the attorney for:
For additional information, view all duties
The County Counsel, or his designee:
- Prepares ordinances and resolutions for enactment by the Board of Supervisors
- Reviews and/or prepares all contracts, forms, and other documents necessary for the County to conduct its business in a legally sufficient manner
The County Counsel, or his designee, is required to do significant factual investigative and legal research and must have an in-depth knowledge of the laws governing, and relating to, municipal, county, federal, state, and district governments.