Office Organization

Bureau of Consumer Protection

Under the direction of the Attorney General and Consumer Advocate, the Bureau of Consumer Protection (BCP) enforces various consumer protection statutes, in particular deceptive trade and antitrust laws, through the filing of lawsuits on behalf of the State of Nevada and the public good.

Bureau of Criminal Justice

The Bureau of Criminal Justice is comprised of the Fraud Unit, Special Prosecutions Division, and Medicaid Fraud Unit.

Fraud Unit

Special Prosecutions Division

    The Special Prosecutions Division exercises the Office’s general jurisdiction to conduct any prosecution in any court of this State for a violation of any law of the State.

    Bureau of Governmental Affairs

    Six separate divisions make up the Bureau of Government Affairs: Government and Natural Resources, Gaming, Business and Taxation, Boards and Licensing, Health and Human Services, and Transportation.

    Bureau of Litigation

    Legal Authority

    The office of the Nevada Attorney General is governed by Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 228. This statute lays out our office organization as well as the authority our office maintains to prosecute certain crimes.