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Recent News

A Superior Court judge holds that TakeCare missed the deadline to challenge the insurance award and rules in favor of GovGuam.

January 16, 2020

January 17, 2020, Tamuning, Guam- Chief Deputy Attorney General Shannon Taitano and Assistant Attorneys General Janice Camacho and Joseph Perez handled the case. Read the Decision and Order.

Human Trafficking Task Force launches “Stop the Evil” Campaign

January 16, 2020

January 16, 2020, Tamuning, Guam- The Human Trafficking Task Force, led by the Office of the Attorney General, has launched an educational campaign about the different types of human trafficking that plague the island. Focusing on sex trafficking and labor trafficking, the task force developed a series of graphics that will be dispersed to news…

20-year jail time for sex offender

January 14, 2020

January 15, 2020, Tamuning, Guam- Javin Garrido will spend the next 20 years incarcerated at the Department of Corrections for sexually assaulting minors.  The Prosecution Division successfully negotiated the terms of a globalized plea agreement for case numbers CF23-18 and CF29-18. The defendant was convicted of First Degree and Second Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct, respectively,…

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About Attorney General Leevin Taitano Camacho

Throughout his career, Attorney General Leevin Taitano Camacho has been an advocate for everyday people. From teaching in the Guam public school system, working with low-income communities in Seattle and Boston, and fighting to protect Pagat Village, Attorney General Camacho has acted in the service of people.

Attorney General Camacho attended John F. Kennedy High School and the University of Washington. After graduating from Boston University School of Law, he clerked for the Supreme Court of Guam before entering private practice.

Attorney General Camacho was in private practice for 12 years before being elected. During that time, he handled over 100 criminal cases and over 15 Supreme Court of Guam appeals. He assisted the governments of Guam and the CNMI in reviewing complex environmental impact studies. He has also litigated several land rights and environmental justice cases, including a lawsuit to stop the construction of a firing range complex over Pagat Village and a case challenging the proposed development of a high-rise tower in southern Guam. He was also local counsel in a national lawsuit seeking to extend voting rights to U.S. citizens living in the territories.