Employee Spotlight Emily Myers juggles a few roles at NAAG. As the antitrust counsel, she helps states coordinate multistate antitrust cases, serves as the liaison with the federal antitrust agencies (the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission), serves as an information clearinghouse for antitrust lawyers in the Attorneys General offices, and maintains the antitrust Web page on the NAAG Web site. Full Article
Student Loan Repayment Assistance Available for Public Service Attorneys Blair Tinkle, General Counsel and Congressional Liaison One of the more pressing challenges that the criminal justice system faces today is the retention of public service attorneys. In the current economic climate, both prosecutor�s and public defender�s offices find it difficult to attract attorneys to public service within their offices with law graduates often times seeking more lucrative private sector positions Full Article
Combating Financial Fraud The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) formed a partnership in July 2009 with several federal departments and agencies, led by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), to address the growing issues surrounding mortgage fraud.
Get to Know: Northwestern AGEP Linda E. Kelly, Director, Northwestern Law Attorneys General Education Program The Northwestern Law Attorneys General Education Program (AGEP) offers free---no tuition, plus reimbursement of expenses---education programs to Attorneys General and their senior staff. Full Article
Consumer Protection Week Attorneys General across the country will join a group of federal, state, and local government agencies and national consumer advocacy organizations to recognize the 12th annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) held March 7 - 13. Full Article
Federal Office Helps with SORNA When the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act became law on July 27, 2006, it set the stage for jurisdictions to strengthen their monitoring and tracking of sex offenders. Full Article