OAG Operating Status: In line with Executive Order No. 2021-01, effective Tuesday, January 19, 2021, our office is open to the public during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. However, we continue to encourage working with our office by phone, email, and video conference as much as possible. Contact information for all divisions can be found on our Contact Us page (here).
NOTARY ADVISORY: Notaries Public whose Commission expired from August 21, 2020 to January 29, 2021, may be exempt from having to retake the Notary Exam. Please email a request for consideration along with your completed Notary application to Pauline Untalan at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm, January 29, 2021. Attorney General Camacho is allowing for this exemption pursuant to the Governor's Executive Order 2020-27 and all other existing Executive Orders relative to the Public Health Emergency.
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January 25, 2020- Tamuning, Guam- A jury convicted David James Paco Cruz today of two counts of First Criminal Sexual Conduct as a First Degree Felony and two counts of Third Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct as a Second Degree Felony. He sexually assaulted a minor known to him on multiple occasions. Prosecuting Attorney Lenny Rapadas…
Court recommends dismissing bar owner’s claims that public health emergency measures violate the Constitution
January 21, 2021 – Tamunung, Guam- United States Magistrate Judge Michael J. Bordallo recommended the dismissal of the Shady Lady’s owner Thomas Peinhopf lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the government of Guam’s public health measures. Peinhopf sought to block the government of Guam from implementing measures designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including the…
January 21, 2020- Tamuning, Guam- A jury convicted Jared John Santos and Mariano Anthony Salas Quinata after two weeks in trial and three days in deliberation. The victim was pumping gas when the defendants started an argument with him. The defendants followed the victim and his two passengers when Santos fired a single shot, piercing…
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.