Mission

The Mission of the County Attorney’s Office is to serve as the legal advisor to the Board of Commissioners; to defend the Board of Commissioners, the County, and the agencies of the County from actions brought against them; and to provide legal advice to the County and its agencies in carrying out the mission of the County.

General Information

***Questions regarding traffic violations, criminal court dates, etc., should be directed to the Office of the District Attorney ***

Contact Us

  • 1 (910) 947-3200
  • Second Floor: 1 (910) 947-1049
  • Third Floor:     1 (910) 947-3612
  • P.O. Box 905, Carthage, NC 27327

Physical Address

Overview

About

The County Attorney is one of four positions appointed by the Board of Commissioners including County Manager, Clerk to the Board of Commissioners, and Tax Administrator.

Contact Our Staff

Misty R. Leland

County Attorney
  • 1 (910) 947-4012
  • mistyleland@moorecountync.gov

R. Ward Medlin

Deputy County Attorney
  • 1 (910) 947-4014
  • wmedlin@moorecountync.gov

Tron F. Ross

Associate County Attorney
  • 1 (910) 947-4015
  • tross1@moorecountync.gov

Elizabeth Curran O’Brien

Assistant County Attorney
  • 1 (910) 947-4013
  • eobrien@moorecountync.gov

Reita Coxton-Shanaghan

Assistant County Attorney
  • 1 (910) 947-4026
  • mailto:rcoxton@moorecountync.gov

Cheryl J. Zielsdorf

Law Office Manager
  • 1 (910) 947-4017
  • czielsdorf@moorecountync.gov

Annette M. McGraw

Paralegal
  • 1 (910) 947-4016
  • amcgraw@moorecountync.gov

Court Contacts

Moore County DA's Office

  • 1 (910) 722-5010
  • 1 (910) 722-5011

Moore County Clerk of Court

  • 1 (910) 722-5000
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