Carl J. Kempf III, Rensselaer County Attorney

As chief legal advisor, the County Attorney represents the County and its officers and employees in all civil matters. This includes the County Executive, County Sheriff, District Attorney, and County Clerk, as well as County boards (such as the Ethics Board), bureaus (including the Bureau of Budget, Bureau of Central Services, Bureau of Economic Development and Planning, and Bureau of Finance), departments (such as, notably, the Department of Social Services), and committees (including the Insurance Review Committee and the Corporate Compliance Committee).  In addition to serving as a member of the Deferred Compensation Committee, the County Attorney oversees, manages, and leads the attorneys and professional staff in the Office of the County Attorney to provide a diverse range of legal counsel for the County and its officers and employees in general and transactional, legislative, litigation and dispute resolution, and family and social service related matters.

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General Information:
Hours: 9am – 5pm
Phone: (518) 270-2950
Fax: (518) 270-2954
Location: Rensselaer County Office Building – 4th Floor