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May 02, 2022 – Tamuning, Guam- Attorney General Leevin Taitano Camacho has joined a bipartisan coalition of 53 attorneys general urging Congress to pass bipartisan legislation that would support public safety officers who become disabled from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or lose their lives to trauma-linked suicide. “First responders keep our communities safe often by…
AG Camacho gains support of the National Association of Attorneys General in petitioning United Airlines to allow transportation of law enforcement drug-sniffing dogs
April 27, 2022- Tamuning, Guam- The president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) and Iowa Attorney General, Tom Miller, has written to United Airlines in support of efforts by Attorney General Leevin T. Camacho and Attorney General Edward E. Manibusan to coordinate the transportation of drug-sniffing dogs to Guam and the Commonwealth of…
Atanacio Cepeda sentenced to 5 years in prison for terrorizing family and injuring stranger to steal a cell phone
April 15, 2022- Tamuning, Guam- Atanacio Cepeda was sentenced yesterday to five years’ incarceration at the Department of Corrections by Presiding Judge Alberto C. Lamorena III for threatening a family with a knife and rebar and injuring a stranger when stealing a cell phone. The five-year sentence was the maximum under the terms of plea…
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.