Department of Law
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About the Township Attorney
The head of the Department of Law is the Township Attorney. The Township Attorney serves as the chief legal adviser for the Township. Responsibilities of the Department generally include preparing ordinances, resolutions, and legislation, providing legal counsel and advice, defend actions taken against the municipality or its employees and officers, review documents of legal nature, maintain appropriate records, and engage in negotiations to settle and compromise matters when in the best interest of the township.


To contact Stuart A. Platt please call 856-589-0520, ext. 223.

The Township’s Prosecutor and Municipal Public Defender are also included in the Department of Law.

Contact Us
Department of Law
523 Egg Harbor Road
Sewell, NJ 08080
Phone: 856-589-0520
Fax: 856-589-5419

Stuart A. Platt, Esq. 
Township Attorney
platt@twp.washington.nj.us 
Phone: 856-589-0520 ext. 223




Hours: (Excluding Holidays)
Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

Memorial Day - Labor Day
Closed Fridays