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James Ferguson,
County Counsel
1333 Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 343-2279
Department of Law

The Atlantic County Law Department provides legal advice to all county departments. The Department prepares and reviews legal documents and represents the county and its employees in matters of civil litigation. It maintains constant vigilance in all matters pertaining to county actions in conformance with state and federal laws.

Office of the Adjuster and Claims Office

The Law Department also conducts the business of the Office of the Adjuster and the Claims office. The Adjuster manages the legal and financial matters involved in cases of county residents admitted to state facilities for the mentally ill or handicapped. The Claims Office investigates and administers all general liability and workers compensation cases filed against the county.

Consumer Affairs

As of April 1, 2011 the Atlantic County Division of Consumer Affairs has been eliminated.  Complaints will be handled by the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs, Office of Consumer Protection.

Click here for more information about filing a claim with the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs, Office of Consumer Protection.

The Office of Equal Opportunity monitors county government for compliance with appropriate laws and guidelines regarding equal opportunity and nondiscrimination. This Office provides direct service to the citizens of our county through its effective oversight of these sensitive issues.