County Attorney

Responsibilities of the County Attorney's Office:

  • Prosecute all felony level crimes which occur within Cottonwood County, as well as all gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor crimes which occur outside the City limits of Windom, Westbrook, Storden, Jeffers, Bingham Lake and Mountain Lake.
  • Represent Cottonwood County in all civil cases in which the County is a party, including condemnations, zoning code enforcement and tax appeals.
  • Provide legal representation to Cottonwood County Family Service Agency in areas of child support enforcement, child protection, civil commitments and public assistance litigation.
  • Provide legal advice to the Board of Commissioners, Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment and all Cottonwood County Departments.
  • Appear on behalf of the State in civil forfeitures, juvenile delinquency and truancy cases.
  • Draft ordinances and contracts involving the County of Cottonwood.

Department Contacts

Cottonwood County Attorney
220 10th Street
Windom, MN 56101

Phone: 507-831-5040
Fax: 507-831-4839

Office Hours:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

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Nicholas A. Anderson
Cottonwood County Attorney

Kristi Meyeraan
Assistant County Attorney

Sheli Fast
Legal Secretary

Kaylene Gohr
Legal Secretary