The County Attorney is the Chief Legal Officer of the County and is statutorily appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to provide legal advisement and support to the County Commissioners, non-board elected officials, County Administrator, administrative departments and appointed advisory boards, committees and commissions regarding civil matters and human services.

County Attorney Kenneth Hodges

County Attorney,

Kenneth R. Hodges


(719) 520-6485 Telephone

(719) 520-6487 Fax


Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Office Closed Legal Holidays


200 South Cascade Avenue, Suite 150

Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2208

Civil Division

State law requires the Office of the County Attorney to primarily represent the interests of the Board of County Commissioners, its various administrative departments, and appointed advisory boards.

Human Services Division

The County Attorney Office’s Human Services Division provides legal advice, opinions, and representation to the El Paso County Department of Human Services in dependency and neglect cases as well as processing public and attorney requests for access to said agency’s files.


El Paso County will be a trusted regional leader known for excellence in county service delivery.


We provide essential public services to the Pikes Peak Region in support of our residents, businesses, and communities, enhancing the freedom for all to thrive.