The attorney general of Georgia is the chief law enforcement officer and lawyer for the U.S. state of Georgia. The attorney general is elected to a four-year term at the same time as elections are held for Governor and other offices.
The current attorney general is Christopher M. Carr. Carr was appointed by Governor Nathan Deal following the resignation of former Attorney General Sam Olens, who was officially appointed to the office of President of Kennesaw State University on November 1, 2016. Carr will serve out the two years that are remaining on Olens’ term. In 2018, Carr will be eligible to seek election to a full four-year term.