Oklahoma Attorney General - www.oag.ok.gov
About the Office
The Attorney General’s Office has been part of Oklahoma’s state government since 1907 when Charles West became Oklahoma’s first Attorney General. Attorney General Scott Pruitt is the sixteenth person to hold the office.
By statute, the Attorney General’s Office provides legal counsel and representation for state agencies and employees. The office also represents the interests of Oklahoma consumers, the state’s natural resources and Oklahoma crime victims.
Frequently Asked Questions
For a list of frequent questions and answers, click here.
The Attorney General's office has multiple units dedicated to carry out the mission and duties of the office.
Criminal Appeals Unit
The Criminal Appeals Unit represents the state in the criminal appeals process to ensure that the decisions rendered by judges and juries are upheld in the appellate courts.
General Counsel Unit
In addition to several specialized duties, the General Counsel Unit provides day-to-day legal advice for state agencies, boards and commissions.
The Litigation Unit defends and prosecutes the state’s civil matters. The unit also works to recover monies wrongfully taken from the state and supports litigation on behalf of the state in every county and jurisdiction.
For information and forms regarding state agencies contracting for legal representation by private attorneys, Click Here.
Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit prosecutes individuals who fraudulently bill the state through its Medicaid program. It also serves as a safeguard against service providers that dole out fraudulent, criminal, or sometimes, sub-par services to Oklahoma nursing home residents.
Multicounty Grand Jury Unit
The Multicounty Grand Jury Unit investigates and prosecutes cases ranging from homicide to narcotics violations. The unit also administers all aspects of the Multicounty Grand Jury.
Public Protection Unit
The Public Protection Unit’s mission is to protect vulnerable consumers from fraudulent, unfair or deceptive business practices. The Unit also manages and administers the Oklahoma Mortgage Settlement Fund. For more information, please click here.
Public Utilities Unit
The Public Utilities Unit represents and protects the interests of the state’s utility customers in rate-related proceedings. The unit also participates in utility-related task forces.
Tobacco Enforcement Unit
Compliance with the PACT Act is deemed to be a requirement for continued listing on the Directory of Compliant Tobacco Product Manufacturers maintained by the Oklahoma Attorney General. For more information please click here
Victim Services Unit
The Victim Services Unit oversees funding and certification for domestic violence programs across the state. The unit also provides training for law enforcement officers, prosecutors and shelter workers.
Workers' Compensation and Insurance Fraud Unit
The Workers’ Compensation and Insurance Fraud Unit investigates and prosecutes fraud on the part of claimants, doctors, attorneys and insurance companies. The unit also provides education and training about workers’ compensation fraud.