AGO Quick Facts
The Attorney General is the top legal officer for state government, elected by the public for a four-year term.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson is Washington’s 18th state Attorney General. He was sworn into office in January 2013.
The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) touches the lives of people all across Washington. As chief legal officer, the Attorney General leads a team of attorneys who represent state clients and the public interest as directed under state law.
AGO Mission Statement
The Office of the Attorney General will provide excellent, independent, and ethical legal services to the State of Washington and protect the rights of its people.
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