Erie County Attorney Resigns

August 21, 2010 Updated Aug 21, 2010 at 10:31 PM EDT

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Erie County Attorney Resigns

August 21, 2010 Updated Aug 21, 2010 at 10:31 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW ) The attorney who led Erie County's fight against the United States Justice Department over concerns with the Erie County Holding Center is resigning.

Cheryl Green is leaving her position as the chief legal eagle for Erie County to take a run at becoming a State Supreme Court Judge.

Green's resignation takes effect in two weeks. Green will also be joining a local law firm.