Griffin to fill unexpired term of late Montgomery County Attorney Lambright
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
First Assistant County Attorney B.D. Griffin was unanimously appointed Tuesday by Montgomery County Commissioners to fill the unexpired term of County Attorney J D Lambright who passed away earlier this month. Lambright, 69, died March 9 following a brief battle with cancer. He term expires in 2020. “It is with great sadness that we have to move forward with the appointment of a new county attorney,” said Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack. “But also I think it is a great honor to have B.D. Griffin sworn in as that new county attorney.“This was one of J D’s dying wishes was to have B.D. take over. He trusted you, we trust you and I think there is not a better person we could put in the county attorney’s office.” The court echoed Noack’s sentiments. “I know you will do a great job,” Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador said. “We know what your work ethics are, your integrity and I wish you all the luck.” Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley and Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts thanked Griffin for his work in the County Attorney’s Office. “I appreciate you stepping up,” Riley said. County Judge Mark Keough noted that for Griffin the appoint is bittersweet.“You have great respect and love for J D as we all have for his knowledge and understanding and his ability to put together his team,” Keough said. “It is a great honor for us all to have this discussion and to be able to do this.” Griffin humbly thank the court before being officially sworn in by Keough. After taking his oath, Griffin asked the court to approve his request to lower his salary. The commissioners unanimously approved that request.
The Montgomery County Attorney’s Office partnered with The District Attorney’s Office to give an informative presentation on Human Trafficking in Montgomery County.
Bushra Khan – February 2019 Employee of the Month
Bushra Khan, Assistant County Attorney in the Government Affairs Division was awarded the Montgomery County Employee of the Month award for February 2019. (Right)
Amy Dunham, Chief of Government Affairs presented her with the award. (Left)
Department of the Year
The County Attorney’s Office, headed by J D Lambright, was named 2018 Department of the Year. The Government Affairs Division of the Montgomery County Attorney’s Office nominated the County Attorney’s Office for Department of the Year. The County Attorney’s office provides legal advice and other related services to a variety of county departments, agencies, boards and organizations, as well as to the County Judge and County Commissioners. The team members of the Government Affairs Division stated that “the staff works diligently in the performance of its duties to ensure the accuracy and promptness of responses to all queries, routinely going the extra mile. Additionally our staff is dedicated to the highest level of serve and attentiveness to clients’ concerns.”…READ MORE
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