Contact Info
County Attorney
A. (Sandy) Cruickshanks, IV
Physical Address: 200 North Board Street
Mailing Address: Post Office Box 786
Clinton, SC  29325
Phone: 864-833-1221
Fax: 864-833-1665
Office Hours: 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. – Monday thru Friday


The mission of the County Attorney's Office is to provide professional legal representation and advice for the County as an entity, members of County Council, Elected Officials and County Departments.

The Office of the County Attorney provides the delivery and coordination of legal services for the County; processing and managing tort claims; handling County litigation through direct representation or coordination of retained counsel; prosecution of ordinance violations; court appearances; representation before regulatory agencies; processing public finance and economic development tax issues; attendance at conferences and meetings; legal opinions; legal research; drafting ordinances, resolutions, proclamations, contracts, leases and other legal documents; review and interpretation of Council rules; monitoring new legislation and compliance requirements. Provide representation for the County as employer and the Grievance Committee at Grievance proceedings. Provide legal consultation with County departments, Officials, and certain Boards and Commissions. Provide labor and employment advice on human resources. Involved professionally with the SC Bar, Laurens County Bar, SCAC and SCACA. The Office of the County Attorney is committed to providing the highest quality legal services in the most efficient and effective manner possible.


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For providing legal services to citizens on personal matters please contact Legal Services - 864-679-3232.

For providing any criminal defense of indigents please contact the Public Defender at 864-984-8806.