About the Ohio Attorney General’s Office

About the Ohio Attorney General’s Office

Led by the state’s chief law officer, the Attorney General’s Office has played a vital role in shaping Ohio’s past and present. Since his inauguration in January 2019, current Attorney General Dave Yost and his 1,500-person staff have been working to help chart a strong future for Ohioans by fighting injustice, righting wrongs and otherwise protecting the state and its families.

The office consists of nearly 30 distinct sections, which, among other duties, advocate for consumers and victims of crime, support the criminal justice community, provide legal counsel for state offices and agencies, and enforce certain laws. AGO team members interact with tens of thousands of fellow Ohioans each year.

Among the office’s work: