The General Counsel provides legal advice to members of the Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council and the Council staff. This includes providing guidance on contracts, employment matters and regulatory issues. General Counsel serves as the professional responsibility officer for the district attorneys and solicitors-general and provides guidance on ethics and professional responsibility issues faced by prosecutors throughout the state. Additionally, during the annual sessions of the Georgia General Assembly, General Counsel reviews and monitors legislation that potentially impacts prosecution or the criminal justice system. This includes drafting legislation or amendments to pending legislation as requested by district attorneys, solicitors-general and legislators.