Karl A. Racine

Attorney General Karl A. Racine is the first elected Attorney General of the District of Columbia. With his inauguration in 2014, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) began an new era of independence for the agency and accountability to District residents.

As the chief legal officer for the District of Columbia, Attorney General Racine relies on his 25 years of legal and leadership experience to advise the Mayor and District agencies, defend the city in court, and use the law to advance the public interest.  

Attorney General Racine has established the following priorities for the OAG: data-driven juvenile justice reform, consumer protection for the District’s most vulnerable residents, affordable housing, advancing democracy and safeguarding public integrity.

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