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West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey

Welcome to the Office of the West Virginia Attorney General

Pursuant to the West Virginia Constitution, the Attorney General is the chief legal officer for the State of West Virginia. Patrick Morrisey was elected as the Attorney General for the State of West Virginia on November 6, 2012, and was sworn into office on January 14, 2013. As a resident of Harpers Ferry, Morrisey is the first Attorney General from Jefferson County in our state's history.

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Latest Headlines

April 17, 2014
Attorney General Patrick Morrisey Seeks Dismissal of City of Charleston Lawsuit Challenging State Gun Law

Morrisey: The City of Charleston violated basic court rules; the case has implications for municipalities across the state.

DRoP (Dispose Responsibly of Prescriptions) Program

The Office of the West Virginia Attorney General is partnering with entities such as the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, the West Virginia Medical Association, and West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission to place permanent drug drop boxes in counties to assist in fighting prescription drug abuse. To learn about the program or to apply for a permanent drug drop box,
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File A Consumer Complaint        

Consumers who believe that they have been the victim of unlawful practices in the purchases of goods and services are encouraged to contact the Office of Attorney General for a Consumer Complaint Form. Individuals with questions about a complaint, or in need of further assistance, are encouraged to contact the Attorney General's Office by calling 304.558.8986.
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Jobs Summit and Town Hall Meetings

Action is urgently needed to improve West Virginia's business climate, and it is the goal of Attorney General Patrick Morrisey to help West Virginia reach its economic potential. During the next several months, the Office of the Attorney General will travel the state to talk with citizens, business groups, labor organizations and others to hear first-hand from them about what they would like to see changed.
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