Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

 AGO Quick Facts

  • The AGO serves roughly 200 state agencies, boards, commissions, colleges, and universities, as well as the Governor and Legislature.
  • The Attorney General manages the largest public law office in the state with more than 1,800 employees, including nearly 800 attorneys, and offices in 13 cities around the state: Bellingham, Everett, Kennewick, Olympia, Port Angeles, Pullman, Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Tumwater, Vancouver, Wenatchee, and Yakima.

Washington-AGO-Color-Seal.jpgThe 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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