Office of Law

The appointment of Gary W. Kuc as County Solicitor was approved by the County Council on June 1, 2015 and he was sworn in to office on July 6, 2015.  The County Solicitor is the legal advisor of Howard County, Maryland, representing the Executive, the County Council, and the County's offices, departments, boards, commissions and other agencies in accordance with the Howard County Charter.

The Deputy County Solicitor, Paul Johnson, joined the Office of Law in 1979, and for the last 27 years has served as the Deputy County Solicitor, assisting the County Solicitor in managing administrative functions of the office.