Prosecuting Attorney
​Phillip A. Riegle



The Hancock County Prosecutor's office is legal counsel to all elected officials as well as other County entities. They include 26 County offices and 17 Townships. The Civil Division of the Hancock County Prosecutor's Office is responsible for giving legal advice as to contract reviewing, resolution writing, document interpreting, personnel and labor matters, and numerous other legal aspects that are necessary to support the county departments and various other Hancock County political entities.

The civil division responsibilities require attendance at a variety of board meetings, often times held in the evening. Much of the civil division's responsibilities consist of assisting with the administrative aspects of County and Township government.