Explore Our Work

As the nonpartisan national forum for the 56 state and territory attorneys general and their staff, NAAG serves attorneys general by promoting the exchange of knowledge on subjects of importance to attorneys general and their staff, fostering engagement and cooperation on legal and law enforcement issues, and providing training, research, and analysis to attorneys general and their staff.

Training and Research

NAAG provides high-quality, non-partisan training, research, and resources to state and territory attorney general offices through its training and research arm, The National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute (NAGTRI).


NAAG and NAGTRI have established several centers to provide thought leadership, specialized training, research, and resources in specific disciplines.

NAAG Centers

The NAAG Center for Excellence in Governance (CEG) is devoted to strengthening individual and collective leadership among state attorneys general by establishing platforms to study and discuss the responsibilities of public leadership and service.

The NAAG Center for Supreme Court Advocacy helps states present cases effectively before the U.S. Supreme Court and provides informational resources and updates to the states and territories regarding important Supreme Court decisions.

The NAAG Center for Tobacco and Public Health (Tobacco Center) specializes in all matters relating to tobacco and nicotine, especially the 1998 tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) and to the regulation of tobacco and nicotine products.

NAGTRI Centers

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.

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

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

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


NAAG has several standing and special committees focused on issues of importance to the work of attorneys general. Committees are charged with studying all substantive matters within their jurisdiction and recommending policy positions for action by the full Association.

Explore all NAAG committees.


NAAG’s special initiatives focus on issues important to our members and their work.


NAAG provides support, training, and substantive legal assistance to attorney general offices on issues related to bankruptcy cases.


NAAG is the bipartisan voice and advocate of the nation’s attorneys general with policymakers.