How to Address the State Attorney General in a Letter
29 SEP 2017
Correctly addressing U.S. officials when writing letters or other forms of correspondence is important; you don’t want to address someone of a high ranking position incorrectly. Not only is it considered proper etiquette to properly address a person in a letter, knowing how to address a person automatically makes you come across as educated and serious about the matter for which you are writing.
1 Obtain the name
Obtain the name of the current attorney general of your state; you don’t want to address your letter to the incorrect person, such as an assistant or a former attorney general of the state. This information is available on your state’s official government website.
2 Begin writing your letter
Begin writing your letter by addressing the attorney general of your state. Address your letter as follows:
3 Dear Mr./Madam Attorney General :
Dear Mr./Madam Attorney General:
4 Address the envelope as follows :
Address the envelope as follows:
5 The Honorable
The Honorable (full name of attorney general) Attorney General of (insert state name here) Address