The Mercer County Board of Social Services located at 200 Woolverton Street, Trenton, NJ will be renovating the customer service front end lobby on Friday February 16, 2018 through Tuesday February 20, 2018. During this renovation Mercer County Board of Social Services will provide limited services which will include emergency services and scheduled appointments only. We will resume full customer services on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

County Counsel

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Paul R. Adezio, County Counsel

Phone: 609-989-6511 
Fax: 609-392-8625
Mail: 640 S. Broad St. Trenton, NJ 08650-0068
  P.O. Box 8068 


The Office of County Counsel serves as legal counsel for the County Executive as well as all County Departments. The Office also acts as legal counsel for the County Clerk, Prosecutor, Sheriff and Surrogate and represents the interest of the people in civil commitment hearings.

In addition to handling all Federal, State and local litigation matters on behalf of the County, the legal staff provides a broad range of other services. These services include the review and preparation of legal documents and the provision of both advice and representation in a wide variety of contractual, employment/labor, financial, regulatory and transactional matters.