Shirley R. Edwards

Deputy County Counsel

Shirley R. Edwards joined the Office of County Counsel in 2012.  She is a real estate attorney advising the Facilities and Fleet Department, the Parks and Recreation Department and the Office of County Executive’s Asset and Economic Development team.  Ms. Edwards also advises the County’s Planning Commission. 

Shirley’s professional expertise includes:

  • Real estate
  • Environmental law and sustainability
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Contracts


  • University of San Diego School of Law, LL.M., 1991
  • University of San Diego Graduate School of Business, M.B.A., 1990
  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 1989
  • University of San Diego, B.A., 1986

Prior Experience

  • Associate Counsel at West Marine Products, Inc. (2008-2012)

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