Corporation Counsel

Departmental Mission:

The Office of Corporation Counsel responsively serves and represents the County of Polk with integrity by providing quality legal services in an efficient and timely manner to the County, its boards, commissions, committees, departments, officials and employees.

Departmental Function:

The Office of Corporation Counsel provides legal services to the County Board, County Administrator, County departments, committees, boards, commissions, supervisors, elected and appointed county officials and employees in respect to their official duties including rendering legal opinions and advice, drafting and reviewing contracts, ordinances, resolutions and other legal proceedings. The Office also represents the County in various civil proceedings including account collection for departments, tax foreclosures, mental commitments, guardianships, protective placements, termination of parental rights, and prosecution of county ordinance violations, especially land use /zoning ordinances. The Office administers the Wisconsin child support program on behalf of the County and represents the State of Wisconsin in child support cases.

Contact Us

Polk Cty Justice Center
1005 West Main St,
Suite 100
Balsam Lake, WI 54810
[directions]

Phone: 715-485-9210
Fax:  715-500-6523
Email:  Corporation Counsel
Office Hours:
M-F, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

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Legal Advice

We ARE NOT allowed to give legal advice. For assistance in locating a lawyer, please call:

Lawyer Referral and Information Service
1-800-362-9082
M-F, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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