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The National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute (NAGTRI) is the training and research arm of NAAG, providing high-quality, non-partisan, and innovative training, research, and resources to state and territory attorney general offices. Created in 2007, NAGTRI is the premier national center for training and research throughout the government legal, law enforcement, and prosecutorial arenas.

NAGTRI relies on the feedback and guidance of the NAGTRI Advisory Board to ensure that it continues to be responsive to the needs of the attorney general community.

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What does NAGTRI do?

NAAG’s training and research arm:

Through the generous support of the NAAG Mission Foundation and the NAGTRI Endowment Fund, most NAGTRI trainings are offered free to staff of attorney general offices.


If you have any questions regarding the work of NAGTRI, please reach out directly to Jeanette Manning.

Book a Training for Member Offices

Submit a Training Request

NAGTRI works with the designated training coordinator in each state to provide their attorney general office with a training customized for their office’s needs.

Not a part of an attorney general office but still interested in training or partnering with NAGTRI?

We would like to connect with you. Learn more about all of NAGTRI’s training offerings.

NAGTRI Centers

NAGTRI’s centers provide specialized training, research, and resources in disciplines of critical interest to the government legal community:

CCP works to assist and enable attorneys general in protecting the public in the areas of consumer protection and charitable asset and entity oversight.

CEPI supports prosecutors involved in fighting against corruption and provides the attorney general community with resources on ethical law practice.

CIPS-C works to grow the attorney general community’s international presence by conducting trainings, leading projects, and fostering international partnerships.

CLD strengthens organizational performance in attorney general offices through comprehensive leadership assessment and development.

CLAFD provides innovative, legal skills training to support the evolving needs of attorney general offices and supports NAGTRI faculty development and recruitment.

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NAGTRI Faculty

NAGTRI trainings are primarily taught and supported through the time and commitment of volunteer staff from attorney general offices across the country.


I have attended numerous trainings throughout my career and when I attend NAGTRI training I am guaranteed that it will be top-notch for my professional development."

Senior Investigator
Washington Attorney General’s Office

As always, it is a pleasure working with NAGTRI and I appreciate the nimble switch to a learning mode that works in this challenging time. My thanks to you for another positive experience for both students and faculty."

Margaret Cotoia
Director, New Jersey Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute


NAGTRI’s staff is made up of highly experienced lawyers and program managers who produce dynamic training and research for the attorney general community.

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Law School Partnerships

Through NAGTRI, NAAG is working to create pathways for law students and professors to connect and engage with the attorney general community.