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. 


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The Citizenship Question

The Department of Commerce has ended its attempt to add a question about US citizenship to the 2020 decennial census after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in June 2019 to block the question. Our Office filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case. Click here for more.


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

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.