The Harris County Attorney's Office

The Harris County Attorney's Office represents the County, its departments, elected and appointed officials, and employees in all civil matters that involve county business. Our Office also represents the Harris County Hospital District, the Harris County Flood Control District, the Harris County Appraisal Review Board, and the Greater 911 Emergency Network, which are separate legal entities. 


2016 ELECTION LAW TELE-TOWN HALL

 Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan hosted a tele-town hall to update election judges on the latest in election law requirements on October 22nd. The discussion included a briefing by election law experts, and gave election judges the opportunity to ask questions and clarify their early voting and Election Day duties.

CLICK HERE to listen to the tele-town hall.



Harris County vs. Volkswagon

Harris County vs. Volkswagon

Harris County vs. International Paper

Harris County vs. International Paper


The Harris County Law Library is a public law library that serves the legal information needs of self-represented litigants, legal professionals,  and govern-mental officials.


The Harris County Law Library is a public law library that serves the legal information needs of self-represented litigants, legal professionals,  and govern-mental officials.

Presentations   Our Office provides speakers on a wide variety of topics to homeowners associations, civic clubs, professional organizations, community centers, and senior citizens groups

Presentations   Our Office provides speakers on a wide variety of topics to homeowners associations, civic clubs, professional organizations, community centers, and senior citizens groups

Our Office is responsible for protecting citizens from the worst polluters by working with companies to bring their operations into compliance with environmental regulations. 


Our Office is responsible for protecting citizens from the worst polluters by working with companies to bring their operations into compliance with environmental regulations. 

Internships   Our Office provides internship opportunities for all levels of law school students, for paralegal externs, and for students considering attending law school

Internships   Our Office provides internship opportunities for all levels of law school students, for paralegal externs, and for students considering attending law school

Our Office investigates game rooms, spas and other notorious locations where habitual criminal activity takes place to rid neighborhoods of these nuisances. 


Our Office investigates game rooms, spas and other notorious locations where habitual criminal activity takes place to rid neighborhoods of these nuisances. 

Case Watch Assistant Harris County Attorneys work on a lot of cases. Click here for the latest news on matters our lawyers are handling or following.

Case Watch Assistant Harris County Attorneys work on a lot of cases. Click here for the latest news on matters our lawyers are handling or following.

Our Office, in partnership with non-profits and businesses, hosts Continuing Legal Education seminars for legal professionals in Harris County and throughout Texas.


Our Office, in partnership with non-profits and businesses, hosts Continuing Legal Education seminars for legal professionals in Harris County and throughout Texas.

Consumer Protection Our Office can take action against businesses that engage in deceptive practices. Click here for tips on how to avoid consumer scams.

Consumer Protection Our Office can take action against businesses that engage in deceptive practices. Click here for tips on how to avoid consumer scams.