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The Horry County Attorney provides in-house legal advice and counsel to the County Council, the County Administrator, Division Directors, County departments, boards, and commissions.


Functions

The Office of the Horry County Attorney provides in-house legal advice and counsel to the County Council, the County Administrator, Division Directors, County departments, boards, and commissions as needed. The responsibilities of the staff attorneys are diverse and include matters such as drafting ordinances and amendments, negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts, prosecuting building and zoning violations, and handling condemnation cases. Various appeals and litigation are handled through the County Attorney's office. The attorneys oversee cases handled by outside attorneys and are called upon to advise staff and elected officials on both legal and policy matters and issues, handle contract disputes with contractors, airlines and airport concessionaires, as well as advise county officials on the application of various county ordinances, state and federal laws.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you provide legal services to citizens of Horry County?

No, the County Attorney's Office provides in-house legal advice only.

The South Carolina Bar offers a Lawyer Referral Service by telephone and online. The telephone service operates from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. To reach the telephone service, both in state and out of state, call (800) 868-2284. The online public service is available 24/7.

You can also call the Public Defender's Office at (843) 248-1570 or the Center for Equal Justice at (843) 381-8182.

Is the County Attorney also the District Attorney?
No. The District Attorney for Horry County is also known as the Solicitor. He can be reached at (843) 915-5460.

Department Well

County Attorney
Arrigo Carotti
Contact
Phone: (843) 915-5270
Fax: (843) 915-6270
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1236
Conway, SC 29528
Physical Address
1301 Second Avenue
Conway, SC 29526
Office Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday through Friday

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