The Attorney General's main office is in the Alabama State House, located directly behind the State Capitol in Montgomery. This building is also the home of the State Legislature. The Attorney General's suite is on the 3rd floor.
The address is:
Office of the Attorney General
Alabama State House
11 South Union Street, Third Floor Montgomery, AL 36130
Main Office Telephone: 334-242-7300
Consumer Affairs Division:1-800-392-5658
Office of Victim Assistance: 1-800-626-7676
Family Protection Unit: 1-800-230-9485
Workers Comp Fraud: 1-800-923-2533
Administrative Hearings Division: 334-242-7433
Capital Litigation Division: 334-242-7408
Constitutional Defense Division: 334-242-7300
Consumer Affairs: 334-242-7335
Criminal Appeals Division: 334-242-7386
Environmental Division: 334-242-4260
General Civil & Administrative Law Division: 334-242-7300
Legislative Affairs: 334-242-7351
Medicaid Fraud Division: 334-353-8793
Opinions Division: 334-242-7403
Public Corruption & White Collar Crime: 334-353-8494
Public Information: 334-242-7300
Violent Crimes Division: 334-242-7407
To obtain an attorney or legal aid referral, you may contact the Alabama State Bar Lawyer Referral Service at http://www.alabar.org/lrs/ or by calling 1-800-392-5660.
What does the Attorney General do?
The Attorney General is a constitutional officer whose duties and powers are set out in Title 36, Chapter 15, of the Code of Alabama (1975). As the State's attorney, he provides legal representation for the State of Alabama, its officers, departments, and agencies.
The Attorney General defends the State in all lawsuits in which the State is named as a defendant. He represents the State in all court proceedings wherein the constitutionality of a state statute is challenged.
In addition to defending the State, the Attorney General may initiate court action, both civil and criminal, to protect the State's interests or to enforce State law.
The Attorney General represents the State in all criminal actions in the appellate courts of the State of Alabama and in habeas corpus proceedings in the federal courts.
He has the authority to superintend and direct the prosecution of any state criminal case. The Attorney General issues legal advice in the form of formal or informal written opinions to authorized public officials and agencies.