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Interim County Attorney
County Attorney’s Office
700 Poplar Street Room 309 | P.O. Box 247
Macon, GA 31201
P: (478) 751-7651
F: (478) 751-7672
The County Attorney is chief legal counsel to the municipal corporation of the Macon-Bibb County government and its two Pension Boards.
The County Attorney’s Office reviews and drafts legal documents, such as contracts, ordinances, resolutions, and policies; provides legal opinions and advice to the Mayor, County Commissioners, Department Directors, and Pension Boards; represents the County and Pension Boards in judicial and administrative proceedings; manages all litigation in which the County or the Pension Boards are a party; and attends all meetings of the Macon-Bibb County Commission, and Pension Boards.
Interim Macon-Bibb County Attorney
Crystal Jones has been named Interim County Attorney, having most recently served the consolidated Macon-Bibb County government as Senior Assistant County Attorney. Prior to Macon-Bibb County, she was in private practice for herself as an attorney and registered mediator for the State of Georgia. She previously worked as a litigation attorney with Young, Thagard, Hoffman, Smith, Lawrence & Shenton located in Valdosta, Georgia. Crystal Jones earned her Juris Doctor from the Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law in May 2006, and she was a Woodruff Scholarship Finalist and Walter F. George Scholarship Recipient and earned the Best Oral Advocate at the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition. She also graduated cum laude with a Bachelors o of Science in Public Service-Human Services from Macon State College in May 2003. While there, she was name President’ Scholar, was a Truman Scholar nominee, and earned the Division of Social Science Academic Excellence Award and the Student Life Distinguished Student Leadership Award twice. She was active in the Student Government Association, co-founded the Public Service Association, and was a member of the Student Affairs Committee.
Macon-Bibb County hereby gives public notice of its policy to uphold and assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and all related statutes. Title VI and related statutes prohibiting discrimination in federally-assisted programs require that no person in the United States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal Assistance. Macon-Bibb County, as a federal grant recipient, assures that all of its services and activities must be delivered and administered in a manner compliant with the requirements of federal law. Furthermore, Macon-Bibb County is committed to enforcing the provisions of Title VI and to taking positive and realistic affirmative steps to ensure protection of rights and opportunities for all person affected by its programs.
Any person who believe they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice regarding Macon-Bibb County’s programs has the right to file a formal complaint. Any such complaint must be in writing and submitted to Macon-Bibb County’s Compliance Officer.
If you feel you have been discriminated against in any program because of race, color, or national origin, please contact the Macon-Bibb County Compliance Officer:
700 Poplar Street
Macon, GA 31201