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County Attorney

The office of the County Attorney provides legal advice and representation to the Board of Commissioners, County Manager, and other County departments, agencies and employees on a broad range of issues. The office represents the County, including its officials and employees, in litigation filed by or against them. Upon request, the office provides legal opinions to County officials on County-related matters. 

 The County Attorney reports to the Board of Commissioners and County Manager.

What This Department Does

  • Represents the County of Currituck and its agencies, officials, and employees on matters of public business
  • Practices governmental law involving public finance, land use, public records, tax, open meetings, and condemnation
  • Represents the County in other areas including litigation in all State and Federal Courts, torts, contracts, real estate, employment, environmental, construction, administrative, and constitutional law.

What This Department Does Not Do

  • Provide legal advice or representation to citizens on any matter. Citizens seeking legal advice or representation must consult an attorney in private practice.
  • Handle inquiries about court dates, traffic offenses, or other court-related business. These matters must be referred to the Clerk of Court’s office at 252-232-6200.

Contact Information

Donald I. McRee, Jr.
153 Couthouse Road, Suite 210
Currituck, NC 27929
Phone: 252-232-0300, ext. 4037
Fax: 252-232-3551
Email: Send Ike McRee an email.


The County Attorney office is located in the Historic Currituck Courthouse, 153 Courthouse Rd., Currituck.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.