What is the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)?
NAAG is a nonpartisan association that facilitates interaction among the 56 state and territory attorneys general. Learn more about NAAG.
Who are NAAG’s members and how is it organized?
NAAG’s members are the 56 state and territory attorneys general and their staff. The Association is governed by the NAAG Executive Committee. Learn more about NAAG leadership.
What does an attorney general do?
Attorneys general are the chief legal officers of their states, serving as counsel to state government agencies and legislatures and as representatives of the public interest. Learn more about the responsibilities of attorneys general.
Who is my attorney general and how do I contact them?
What are NAAG’s committees and who is the leadership?
NAAG committees work under the leadership of attorneys general serving as chairs who determine the agenda items and meeting dates and times. Committees may perform a variety of duties, such as studying matters within their jurisdiction and recommending policy positions or other actions to be taken by the Association.
Can I file a consumer complaint with NAAG?
No. Consumer complaints should be filed with the attorney general office in which the issue occurred.
Are you part of the U.S. Department of Justice?
No, NAAG is not a federal agency and the U.S. Attorney General is not a member. Learn more about NAAG leadership and how it is organized.
How is NAAG funded?
NAAG has several funding sources, including member dues, federal grants, meeting registration fees, the sale of NAAG publications, and additional restricted funds primarily for consumer and antitrust activities.
What partnerships do you have? How can I partner with NAAG?
What issues are attorneys general dealing with right now?
Visit our issues section to learn what attorneys general are doing to address specific topic areas.
What are the differences between attorneys general?
Attorney general powers and duties vary by state law. Every attorney general does not have the same responsibility as their colleagues.
When does NAAG meet?
NAAG typically hosts three meetings a year: the NAAG Capital Forum, the Attorney General Symposium, and the Presidential Summit. Regions are also able to host a meeting each year if they so choose.
View NAAG’s event calendar to learn more.
What do the attorneys general do at NAAG meetings?
NAAG meetings provide an opportunity for attorneys general to share ideas and discuss problems and solutions with their colleagues. Attorneys general may also meet with state and federal officials to discuss legal issues.
How do I register for a NAAG meeting?
To register for a NAAG meeting, you will need to create an account.
How do I request a transfer or refund for my registration fee?
To request a transfer or refund of your registration fee, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration fees can only be transferred to another attendee and may not be applied to a different meeting.
Who typically attends NAAG meetings?
Our attendees include current and former attorneys general, attorney general staff, private practice lawyers, local, state, and federal policymakers, academia, and various members of the general public.
How do I request or find out information on CLE?
CLE reporting fees are included in the price of registration. For certain state requirements, NAAG applies and reports attendance for you. There are a few states that require you to self-report. Always consult your state/jurisdiction’s CLE board for updated requirements. NAAG issues all attendees Uniform Certificates of Attendance after the program. More information can be found on our CLE page. For questions regarding CLE, please email Michael Willis at email@example.com.
How can I submit a speaking request or idea for a future NAAG meeting topic?
If you have a suggestion for a panel or speaker, please fill out this form and a NAAG staff member will reach out with any further questions.
This is my first NAAG meeting, what should I expect?
NAAG meetings typically include featured speakers, fireside chats, and traditional panels made up of attorneys general, federal officials, and other subject matter experts. At annual meetings, attorneys general sit in the front of the meeting space. All other attendees use classroom and theater-style seating. Meals are generally included in registration fees. Lodging is not included in registration fees.
Can I sponsor or exhibit at a NAAG meeting?
No, NAAG does not accept money for sponsorships or exhibitors, but you are welcome to attend public conferences as part of the general public.
Am I member of NAAG? How do I join?
Attorneys general and staff in attorney general offices are NAAG members. New staff can create an account. Members of the public, press, and private or other government lawyers not in an attorney general office are not eligible for NAAG membership, but may attend NAAG public meetings and events.
What benefits are available to NAAG members?
NAAG provides a wide range of member resources including trainings, annual meetings, legal newsletters and publications, advocacy, counseling and legal assistance, and appellate advocacy support.
How do I subscribe or unsubscribe from NAAG emails?
Subscriptions to NAAG newsletters and communications can be managed in My Account. Create an account to choose which emails you would like to receive or log in to change your preferences and unsubscribe.
Who should I contact with additional membership questions?
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions related to NAAG services and membership.