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Gary Evans

P.O. Box 998

Pascagoula, MS 39568-0998

2915 Canty Street

Pascagoula, MS 39567-4239

(228) 769-3371

(228) 769-3119

Monday - Friday

8 AM - Noon, 1 PM - 5PM

Board Attorney


  • Service Complex

With the complexity of today's county government, the Board Attorney is a critical appointment for the Board of Supervisors. It is essential that the Board Attorney provide sound legal advice to the Board of Supervisors in all matters concerning the county and county operations. The Board Attorney represents the County on a wide range of issues including civil cases, eminent domain proceedings, title research, issuance of bonds, etc.

  • Attend meetings of the Board of Supervisors
  • Draft minutes
  • Represent the Board of Supervisors in:
    • All civil cases of County interest
    • Eminent domain proceedings
    • Examination and Certification of titles to property the county may acquire
    • Any criminal suit against a county officer for malfeasance, where the county may be financially liable
    • Answering legal inquiries from board members, other county officials, and citizens
    • Researching land records
    • Draft board orders
    • Obtain Attorney General's opinions
    • Review and draft of contracts
    • Bond work
    • An array of litigation