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Due to inclement weather, all Austin area offices will be closed on Wednesday, February 1, 2023. Office of the Attorney General staff will work remotely during regular business hours.

Liberty and Justice for Texas

We regularly identify unique threats to Texas—and we take action to defeat them.



Ken Paxton is the 51st Attorney General of Texas. He was elected on November 4, 2014, and sworn into office on January 5, 2015.

As the state’s top law enforcement officer, Attorney General Paxton leads more than 4,000 employees in 38 divisions and 117 offices around Texas. That includes nearly 750 attorneys, who handle more than 30,000 cases annually. Read Ken Paxton's Full Bio.

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