County Attorney


The County Attorney's Office provides legal counsel to the Board of Supervisors, the County Administrator, and a majority of county officers, departments, agencies, commissions, and boards.

The County Attorney's Office also represents the county in matters of litigation. All legal work is civil in nature, with the exception of the prosecution of criminal misdemeanors involving Animal Control, some Code Compliance issues, and the Treasurer's Office. All other criminal matters are prosecuted by the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office.

FOIA Officer

Arlene Worley is the FOIA Officer for the following County entities:

  • County Administration
  • Board of Supervisors
  • Constitutional Officers
  • IDA
  • CPMT Board

Arlene Worley is NOT the FOIA Officer for the following entities:

  • School System
  •  DSS
  •  Social Services Board
  •  Service Authority
  •  RIFA
  •  SR RIFA
  •  Dan River Business Development Center
  •  LEO
  •  PCCAA
  •  Roanoke River Basin
  •  LEPC
  •  WPPDC
  •  Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services Board
  • TLAC
  1. Vaden HuntJPG

    J. Vaden Hunt

    Phone: 434-432-7720

  2. Physical Address
    1 Center Street
    Chatham, VA 24531

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 426
    Chatham, VA 24531

    Fax: 434-432-1778

Private Representation

No private representation is provided by this office.

If you need private representation, you may wish to contact the Lawyer Referral Service, which is sponsored by the Virginia State Bar, at 800-552-7977 or Virginia Legal Aid at 866-534-5243.