The Department of Justice & Legal Affairs is one of the important segments of the county government of Tana River and presently being housed at Hola, county government premises. The department was established in 2013 under the office of county governor, H.E T.H. DADO.
The incumbent county executive committee member is H.E J Siyat, (who is also the current deputy county governor, Tana River County) .Mr. Farah Mohamud Abdulrahman is the County Chief Officer of the department. The Department deals with the management of the legal affairs, administration of justice and devolution matters.