§7-4-3. Employment of counsel for civil matters; compensation of
The county commission of any county shall have authority to
employ such legal counsel as it may deem necessary for the purpose
of advising such county commission on matters of a civil nature and
to conduct any litigation of a civil nature to which the county is
a party. The county commission shall also have the authority to
fix the compensation of any such counsel so employed, and to pay
the same out of the county treasury. Any counsel so employed may
be removed at the pleasure of the county commission.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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