Supervisors approve county counsel agreement

With the upcoming retirement of County Counsel Bob Burns, the Lassen County Board of Supervisors approved an agreement Tuesday, Dec. 15 with Prentice Long PC to provide legal services to the county and the appointment of Amanda Uhrhammer as Lassen County Counsel.

Uhrhammer is a partner at Prentice|Long, PC. Ms. Uhrhammer’s practice includes municipal law, workplace investigations, civil litigation, labor and employment law, and business law, read the Prentice|Long, PC website.

“It’s a good fit. That’s my advice to you, it’s a good fit at this point,” said Burns.

According to the Prentice|Long PC website, “Ms. Uhrhammer has considerable experience in advising municipalities, and public and private organizations on issues relating to employment, labor, workplace investigations, law enforcement, land use, eminent domain, public contracting, cannabis abatement, Proposition 218, and the Brown Act. Ms. Uhrhammer’s expertise includes workplace investigations and employment matters. Ms. Uhrhammer also has experience in providing advice to planning commissions, water districts, and community services districts. Ms. Uhrhammer provides training to public and private entities on a wide variety of topics, including sexual harassment and discrimination, ethics, employment matters, Brown Act and legal updates.”

The supervisors unanimously approved the agreement.