County Counsel Profiles
Principal Deputy County Counsel
Marsha Victor joined the office in 1988 and has gone from a Deputy I level to her current position as a Principal Deputy and supervising 5 attorneys. For the past 23 years she has provided general advisory services concerning various aspects of municipal law. Ms. Victor provides contract drafting, review and advisory services regarding public works construction to the County’s major building departments, Economic Development Agency and the Transportation Department. She also provides contract drafting and/or review services concerning all aspects of professional and personal service contracts for these departments. Over the years, she has also provided such contract as well as advisory services to a large number of the County’s departments and special districts, including: Sheriff, Fire, Mental Health, Health, Office on Aging, Community Action, Public Social Services, Purchasing, Housing Authority, and Flood Control District. Ms. Victor played an integral role in the County’s preparation and negotiation of documents for the transfer to the State Judicial Council of the majority of the courthouse properties in the County of Riverside. The County of Riverside had the distinction of being the first county to complete a courthouse transfer to the State in 2004 upon transfer of the Larson Justice Center in Indio. She received a Recognition Award from the County Counsel’s Association in April, 2006 for her work on the transfer agreements.
Before joining the office, Ms. Victor was a junior associate in a business and real estate litigation firm in Orange County where she prepared and appeared on numerous law and motion matters, and assisted litigation counsel with trial preparation.
Ms. Victor is a member of the State Bar of California and the Riverside County Bar Association. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law, and received her Bachelor of Arts in English from California State University, Fullerton. Ms. Victor is admitted to practice in the Superior Courts, and the United States District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California.