The Attorney General serves as the chief legal officer of the State of Missouri as mandated by our Constitution. The Attorney General’s Office represents and provides legal advice to most state agencies; defends challenges to the validity of state laws; enforces civil law, including consumer protection and environmental laws; defends the State’s interest in civil actions, including bankruptcies, workers’ compensation claims, professional licensing cases, and habeas corpus actions filed by state and federal inmates; and serves as a special prosecutor in criminal cases when appointed. In addition, the Office handles all appeals statewide from felony convictions.
The Attorney General’s Office brings and defends lawsuits on behalf of the State and prepares formal legal opinions requested by State officers, legislators, or county attorneys on issues of law. The Office represents the State in litigation at all levels ranging from a variety of administrative tribunals to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Attorney General's main office is located at:
Supreme Court Building
207 W. High St.
P.O. Box 899
Jefferson City, MO 65102
To access the Attorney General's website, click on the following link: https://www.ago.mo.gov/