About the Attorney General's Office


  Attorney General William Tong

   History of the Attorney General's Office

A Brief History of the Connecticut Attorney General's Office and Biographies of the Attorney General's Who Have Held Office

Statutory Responsibility
The Attorney General is the chief civil legal officer of the State. The Office of the Attorney General was officially established in 1897. The Connecticut Constitution and General Statutes authorize the Attorney General to represent the interests of the people of the State of Connecticut in all civil legal matters involving the state to protect the public interest, and to serve as legal counsel to all state agencies.

Ethics Policy (PDF-40KB)
The Ethics Statement of the Office of the Attorney General Revised as of September 3, 2015

2022-2023 Annual Report for the Office of the Attorney General (PDF)

The Office of the Attorney General is divided into 15 sections, each designated to represent agencies which provide particular categories of service to State residents. The Attorney General also participates in the legislative process, maintains an active communication with citizens and investigates, in conjunction with the State Auditors, Whistleblower complaints. The overall work completed by this office in fiscal year 2021-2022 is summarized in this report.

2021-2022 Annual Report for the Office of the Attorney General (PDF)

Previous Annual Report

 Attorney General's Office Driving Directions

Driving Directions to the Attorney General's Office at 165 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut

Attorney General's Organizational Chart