Riverside County may have a new top attorney – Press Enterprise

Riverside County may have found a replacement for County Counselor Greg Priamos.

Item posted Thursday, July 21, as part of the Board of Trustees Tuesday, July 26, meeting agenda including a four-year contract for Napa County CEO Minh Tran to become Riverside County’s top attorney.

The item is then withdrawn from the agenda. Regional spokeswoman Brooke Federico said by email that the county “will announce the appointment of a new regional adviser” ahead of the Aug. 2 board meeting.

“Until then, there has been no additional information regarding the election,” he added.

The district attorney’s office, which has more than 50 lawyers and a budget of about $7 million, advises councils on legal matters and represents local governments in court. It also handles legal work for agencies such as the Public Guard, which looks after adults who cannot manage their own affairs, and code enforcement.

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