Jeff S. Akins, County Attorney
115 North Main St., Statesboro, Georgia 30458
Phone: (912) 764-6245
To provide legal counsel to the Board of Commissioners in a cost-effective manner by attending all regular and special meetings of the Board; to advise and represent the Board of Commissioners, other boards, the County Manager, County Officers and department heads in legal matters; to approve and/or draft legal ordinances and other legal instruments; to assist in enforcing County ordinances; and, to aid in compliance with various human resources regulations and risk management activities including employee benefits, training for harassment, ADA, FMLA and HIPAA. Like the budgets of the Board of Commissioners, the County Manager and Clerk, most of the expenditures are for salaries, travel, training and incidental costs to fulfill the duties of the office.