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Attorney General Duties
The Attorney General is the state's top lawyer and law enforcement official, protecting and serving the people and interests of Michigan through a broad range of duties.
The Attorney General's responsibilities include safeguarding the public from violent criminals, helping victims of crimes, leading the fight against human trafficking and opioid abuse, preserving Michigan's spectacular natural resources, protecting consumers and addressing illegal business practices.
By law, the Attorney General cannot provide legal advice to private citizens.
Join Our Team
The Michigan Department of Attorney General employs approximately 500 persons in a wide variety of professional, clerical, and technical positions.
As classified state employees, out staff enjoys excellent fringe benefits and a common dedication to providing high quality legal representation on behalf of out client agencies, the Executive, Judiciary and Legislative branches of government, and the citizens of our state.
We Are An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Office hiring policy is according to the Michigan Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations and, where applicable, collective bargaining agreement.
Current vacancies are posted on the Civil Service website. Applicants may also register to receive email notification of future job postings in specific job categories.
Note: Civil Service Rule 2-7 requires that all persons newly hired into state government positions submit and pass a pre-employment drug test prior to their actual appointment to the classified service. Additionally, our department conducts a pre-employment background check.