Yolo County Manager of Operations & Strategy
(Public Information Officer)
625 Court Street, Room 202
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: (530) 666-8042
FAX: (530) 669-4029
Philip J. Pogledich Appointed County Counsel
(Woodland, CA) – The Yolo County Board of Supervisors has announced the appointment of Philip J. Pogledich as County Counsel. After a comprehensive search and an extensive screening process, Mr. Pogledich was appointed to this position by a unanimous vote of the board.
Mr. Pogledich began his tenure with Yolo County in 2004, most recently serving as senior deputy county counsel since 2007. His focus has been on local government law, land use and natural resources, real property and public works, agriculture and the Williamson Act, solid waste and recycling, and policy concerning the Bay-Delta. Prior to his tenure with Yolo County, he worked for Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.
Mr. Pogledich received his bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California, Davis and his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.
“Phil has served us well over the years as counsel on a broad range of substantial policy and legal matters, and has now risen to the top amongst a large pool of qualified candidates,” said Yolo County Board of Supervisors Chair Don Saylor. “We look forward to continuing our work with Phil in serving the residents of Yolo County.”
“I greatly appreciate the opportunity to serve as the County Counsel,” said Phil Pogledich. “The office has a vital role in county government, acting as the legal advisor to the Board of Supervisors, County Administrator, all county departments and a broad range of other local entities. I look forward to leading the very capable team of attorneys and staff within the office and, most importantly, ensuring that the office provides outstanding service to its clients.”
Philip J. Pogledich will assume the responsibilities of County Counsel in August.