Carlyn M. Drivdahl

County Counsel
Title: Deputy County Counsel

Carlyn DrivdahlBiography

In 2007, Ms. Drivdahl joined the Tuolumne County Counsel’s Office as a Deputy County Counsel with a primary focus on land use and public contracting.  In addition to providing legal assistance to the Board of Supervisors, she advises many County departments such as the Community Resources Agency, County Administrator’s Office, Code Compliance, Auditor/Controller, Environmental Health, Agricultural Commissioner, Animal Control and the County Surveyor.  Ms. Drivdahl presents AB1234 Ethics Education and Brown Act training to County officials and outside local agencies on an annual basis. 

Ms. Drivdahl graduated from Duke University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.  In 2004, Ms. Drivdahl earned her Juris Doctor Degree from the University of California, Davis, King Hall School of Law and was elected to the Order of the Coif, an international academic honor association.

After law school, Ms. Drivdahl joined Best, Best & Krieger in Sacramento, where she specialized in public agency law with a focus on land use issues.  She served as the City Attorney for the City of Escalon, Assistant City Attorney for the Cities of Galt, Clearlake and Jackson, and Deputy County Counsel for the County of Alpine.

Ms. Drivdahl enjoys exploring all that Tuolumne County has to offer with her family.


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