Consumer Protection Agencies

State ALABAMA I of II
Agency Office of Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange
Website ahttp://www.ago.state.al.us/Page-Consumer-Protection
Email Address  
Mailing Address

Office of Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange
Consumer Protection Section
P.O. Box 300152
Montgomery, AL 36130

Phone 334-242-7335
Toll-free Consumer Complaint Line: 800-392-5658
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Complete and  submit form online.
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State ALABAMA II of II
Agency Alabama State Bar Association
Website www.alabar.org.
Email Address

Alabama State Bar Association
415 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104

Mailing Address

 

Phone

(334) 269-1515

Fax

(334) 261-6310

Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Download & complete a UPL Complaint Form, mail or fax to the above address
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State ALASKA
Agency None -- AK Bar will not handle non-lawyer complaints
AK AG's Office cannot get involved unless a non-lawyer explicitly falsely represents himself to be an attorney (that is the definition of UPL in AK).
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State ARIZONA
Agency Attorney General Terry Goddard
Website www.azag.gov
Email Address consumerinfo@azag.gov
Mailing Address

Office of the Attorney General Consumer Information and Complaints

Phoenix:
1275 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2926

Tucson:
400 W. Congress South Building, Suite 315
Tucson, AZ 85701

Phone Phoenix: 602-542-5763
Tucson: 520-628-6504
Toll Free: 800-352-8431
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Download form www.azag.gov/consumer/consumercomplaintform.pdf .File complaint at www.azag.gov/consumer/OnlineInstructionsEng.html. Possible private action using baby FTC act?
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State ARKANSAS
Agency Attorney General Dustin McDaniel
Website www.ag.state.ar.us
Email Address  
Mailing Address Office of the Attorney General Consumer Protection Division
200 Tower Bldg. 323 Center St.
Little Rock, AR 72201-2614
Phone 501-682-2341 Toll Free in Arkansas at 800-482-3982
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Download form in Englishwww.at.state.ar.us/pdfs/complaint.pdf In Spanish at www.ag.state.ar.us/sp/pdfs/Forma_d_Queja.pdf File complaint online in English at www.ag.state.ar.us/contact_us_consumer_complaint_form.html In Spanish at www.ag.state.ar.us/sp/complaints_consumer_online.sp.html.
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State CALIFORNIA--I OF III
Agency Attorney General Kamala D. Harris
Website http://oag.ca.gov/immigrant
Email Address Address included on online form
Mailing Address Public Inquiry Unit
P.O. Box 944255
Sacramento, CA 64244-2550
Phone

800-952-5225
916-322-3360
Toll-free Number 800-242-5846
Office of Immigrant Assistance: 888-587-0557

Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Download form at http://oag.ca.gov/contact/consumer-complaint-against-business-or-company and file online  or mail to address above.
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State CALIFORNIA--II OF III
Agency Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs
Website

www.dca.lacounty.gov/forms.htm

Email Address dca@dca.lacounty.gov
Mailing Address County of Los Angeles
Department of Consumer Affairs
500 W. Temple St., Room B-96
Los Angeles, CA 90012-2722
Phone Main: (213) 974-1452
Fax: (213) 617-1431
Bilingual Contact  Mr. Rigo Reyes
Filing a Complaint Report online or download a .pdf form, complete and mail along with copies of all relevant evidence
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State CALIFORNIA--III OF III
Agency State Bar of California
Website www.calbar.ca.gov
Email Address feedback@calbar.ca.gov
Mailing Address 180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone Main: 213-765-1000
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Mail letter to:
Office of the Chief Trial Counsel State Bar of California
1149 South Hill Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015-2299

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State COLORADO
Agency Attorney General John W. Suthers
Website  
Email Address Stop.fraud@state.co.us
Mailing Address 1524 Sherman Street
Denver, CO 80203
Phone 303-866-5189
Fax: 303-866-5691
Toll free in Colorado: 800-222-4444
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Submit form online at www.coloradoattorneygeneral.gov/departments/
consumer_protection/file_consumer_complaint.
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State CONNECTICUT
Agency Connecticut Bar Association
Website www.ctbar.org
Email Address  
Mailing Address General:
30 Bank Street
P. O. Box 350
New Britain, CT 06050-0350
Phone General: (860) 223-4400
Fax: (860) 223-4488
Bilingual Contact N/A: English-Speaking Contact Carl M. Porto, Chair, Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law.
Filing a Complaint  
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State DELAWARE
Agency Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Division
Website http://attorneygeneral.delaware.gov
Email Address consumer.protection@state.de.us
Mailing Address 820 N. French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone 302-577-8600
Bilingual Contact Gladys Crespo or Robin Davis
Filing a Complaint Mail the completed form to the address above.
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State FLORIDA--I of II
Agency Florida Bar
Website www.floridabar.org
Email Address  
Mailing Address  
Phone  
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint

Visit the www.floridabar.org and click on “Unauthorized Practice” and then “Consumer Information” Complete Bar Form and mail it, with copies of pertinent documents, to the nearest address listed at the bottom of the page. If you cannot complete the bar form, send a letter and be sure to include your contact information and the name and contact information of the nonlawyer. Include the following statement before your signature: “Under penalty of perjury, I declare that I have read the foregoing document and that to the best of my knowledge and belief the facts stated in it are true.”

En Español:  Cómo Presentar una Queja por la Práctica No Autorizada del Derecho

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State FLORIDA--II of II
Agency Florida Office of The Attorney General
Website http://myfloridalegal.com/contact
Email Address  
Mailing Address Office of Attorney General
State of Florida
The Capitol PL-01
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1050
Phone Switchboard: 850-414-3300
Fraud Hotline: 1-866-9-NO-SCAM (1-866-966-7226) - inside FL Only
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint

Complete and Submit the online Citizen Services Contact Form

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State GEORGIA
Agency Georgia Bar Association
Website www.gabar.org
Email Address  
Mailing Address Unlicensed Practice of Law Department State Bar of Georgia
104 Marietta Street NW, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone (402) 527-8743
Fax (402) 527-8717
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Complete Inquiry/Complaint form online, attach copies of relevant documents, and mail to the address above.
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State GUAM
Agency Guam Bar Association
Website ethicspro@guamsupremecourt.com
Email Address  
Mailing Address Office of the Guam Bar Association
Ethics Prosecutor Guam Judicial Center
Second Floor
120 W. O'Brien Drive
Hagatna, Guam 96910-5174
Phone 671-475-3167
Fax: 671-475-3400
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Submit complaint via mail, email, phone, or fax.
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State HAWAII
Agency Consumer Protection Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
Website http://www.hawaii.gov/dcca/ocp
Email Address  
Mailing Address

235 South Beretania Street, Room 801
Honolulu, HI 96813-2419

Phone 808-586-2630
Bilingual Contact N/A
Filing a Complaint Mail the completed form to the address above.
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State IDAHO
Agency Idaho State Bar Association
Website isb.idaho.gov
Email Address  
Mailing Address Bar Counsel's Office
Idaho State Bar
P.O. Box 895
Boise, ID 83701
Phone General: (208) 334-4500
Fax (208) 334-4515
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Print complaint form from website. Follow the detailed instructions to complete it and mail it to the address above.
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State ILLINOIS -- I of III
Agency Office of Illinois Attorney General - Consumer Fraud Bureau
Website http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/rights/immigrant.html 
Email Address
Mailing Address Attn: Consumer Fraud Bureau
Office of the Illinois Attorney General
500 South Second Street
Springfield, IL 62706
Phone

General: (217) 782-1090

Bilingual Contact Línea Gratuita en Español : 1-866-310-8398
Filing a Complaint Submit a consumer complaint form on-line here 
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State ILLINOIS -- II of III
Agency Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois (ARDC)
Website http://www.iardc.org/
Email Address
Mailing Address(es)

ARDC (Chicago)
130 E. Randolph Dr., Ste. 1500
Chicago, IL 60601-6219

ARDC (Springfield)
3161 W. White Oaks Dr., Ste.301
Springfield, IL 62704

Phone

Chicago:
Phone (312) 565-2600
Phone (800) 826-8625 (within IL)

Springfield:
Phone (217) 546-3523
Phone (800) 252-8048 (within IL)

Bilingual Contact N/A
Filing a Complaint

Download a Form or Submit on-line in English or en Español here:  

 

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State ILLINOIS -- III of III
Agency Cook County State's Attorney's Office - Consumer Fraud Unit
Website  http://www.statesattorney.org/index2/consumer_fraud.html
Email Address  
Mailing Address Attn: Consumer Fraud Unit
69 W. Washington Street
Suite 3130
Chicago, IL  60602
Phone General: (312) 603-8600
Bilingual Contact N/A
Filing a Complaint Call or Mail letter to address above.

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State INDIANA--I of II
Agency Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission
Website  
Email Address  
Mailing Address 30 S. Meridian Street, Suite 850
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone 317-232-1807
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Call phone number above and request an unauthorized practice of law complaint form. Mail the completed form, along with supporting documentation, to the address above. Do NOT mail any documents without first calling the phone number.
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State INDIANA--II of II
Agency Office of the Indiana Attorney General
Website  http://www.in.gov/attorneygeneral/2336.htm
Email Address  
Mailing Address Consumer Protection Division (División de Protección al Consumidor)
302 West Washington Street, 5th Floor
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone 1-800-382-5516
317-232-6330
Bilingual Contact  1-800-382-5516 (opción 2 para Español)
Filing a Complaint

You can file a consumer complaint under the Indiana Deceptive Consumer Sales Act either online or by filling out a printable form.  Regardless of whether you're filing a complaint online or using the printable form, you must complete, print, sign and mail the complaint form along with copies of all relevant supporting documentation (please do NOT send them your originals).  You may also call the number above nd request a complaint form.

Formulario para presentar una queja en Español

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State IOWA
Agency Office of Professional Regulation, Commission on Unauthorized Practice of Law
Website http://www.iowacourts.gov/Administration/Directories/Professional_Regulation
Email Address  
Mailing Address 1111 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone 515-725-8100
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Trinity Braun-Arana is regular contact no official format, but must be in writing to the mailing dress above.
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State KANSAS
Agency Kansas Attorney General Steve Six
Website http://www.ksag.org/page/file-a-consumer-complaint
Email Address cprotect@ksag.org
Mailing Address Memorial Hall, 2nd Floor
120 SW 10th Street
Topeka, Kansas 66612
Phone (785) 296-2215
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint After complaint is submitted in Spanish, bilingual AG staffer will translate. Print and mail or fax in form, or use online form.
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State KENTUCKY
Agency Office of the Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division
Website http://ag.ky.gov
Email Address consumer.protection@ag.ky.gov
Mailing Address

For complaints in Jefferson, Bullit, Oldham counties and Jefferson City:
8911 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40222

For all other counties:
1024 Capital Center Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601

Phone  
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Mail the completed form to the address above.
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State LOUISIANA I of II
Agency Office of the Attorney General, Consumer Protection Section
Website  http://www.ag.state.la.us/index.aspx
Email Address  consumerinfo@ag.state.la.us
Mailing Address

Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Protection Section
P.O. Box 94005
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9005

Phone 225-326-6465
1-800-351-4889
Bilingual Contact


Filing a Complaint

The Consumer Dispute Form and instructions can be downloaded here.

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State LOUISIANA II of II
Agency Louisiana State Bar Association
Website  http://www.lsba.org
Email Address  
Mailing Address Attn: Public Access and Consumer Protection Committee
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone (800) 421-LSBA(5722)
Bilingual Contact


Filing a Complaint

The Public Access and Consumer Protection Committee’s contact information can be found here in order to obtain information about filing a complaint.  

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State MAINE
Agency Attorney General
Website http://www.maine.gov/ag/consumer/complaints/index.shtml
Email Address  
Mailing Address Thomas A. Harnett Asst. Attorney General for Civil Rights Education & Enforcement and Director of the Civil Rights Team Project
Office of the Attorney General
6 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
Phone 207-626-8849
1-800-436-2131
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint

1. Write a letter to the following address:
Attorney General's Consumer Information & Mediation Service
6 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333

or

2. Call the Consumer Information & Mediation Service 9am-12noon and 1pm-4pm, Mon-Fri at 207-626-8849 (or toll free at 1-800-436-2131). Note that the phones are often busy.

or

3. Email the office at consumer.mediation@maine.gov, including name, address, and phone number.

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State MARYLAND--I OF II
Agency Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland
Website http://www.courts.state.md.us/attygrievance/complaint.html
Email Address agcmd@mdcourts.gov
Mailing Address

People's Resource Center, Suite 3301
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD 21032

Phone 800-492-1660
Bilingual Contact
Filing a Complaint Submit complaint form online. The same form is used for complaints against both attorneys and non-attorneys.
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State MARYLAND--II OF II
Agency Maryland Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division
Website http://www.oag.state.md.us/Consumer/
Email Address consumer@oag.state.md.us
Mailing Address Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
200 St. Paul Place, 16th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202-2202
Phone 410-576-6550
888-743-0023 - Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Download the complaint form (or call one of the two phone numbers above and request that a copy of the complaint form be mailed) from http://www.oag.state.md.us/Consumer/complaint.htm.
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State MASSACHUSETTS
Agency Attorney General
Website http://www.mass.gov/ago/
Email Address  
Mailing Address Office of the Attorney General

Public Inquiry and Assistance Center
One Ashburton Place, 18th Floor 
Boston, MA 02108
Phone Phone: (617) 727-8400
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Submit complaint form online
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State MICHIGAN
Agency State Bar of Michigan
Website  
Email Address  
Mailing Address State Bar of Michigan Unauthorized Practice of Law Department
306 Townsend Street
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone  
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Download complaint from www.michbar.org/professional/upl.cfm and mail to address above
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State MINNESOTA I of II
Agency Office of Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson
Website http://www.ag.state.mn.us/
Email Address  
Mailing Address Office of Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson
1400 Bremer Tower
445 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone 651-296-3353
800-657-3787
TTY 651-297-7206
TTY 800-366-4812
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Download the Fraud Report form here.  Complete the form and mail it to the above address.
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State MINNESOTA II of II
Agency Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board
Website http://lprb.mncourts.gov/Pages/Default.aspx
Email Address  
Mailing Address Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility
1500 Landmark Towers
345 St. Peter Street
St. Paul, MN 55102-1218
Phone 651-296-3952
1-800-657-3601
Fax: 651-297-5801
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint A form that can be printed and mailed is provided in five languages.  One can also file the form online (though only in English).  The website can be found here.
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State MISSISSIPPI
Agency Office of the Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division
Website http://www.ago.state.ms.us/divisions/consumer-protection/
Email Address  
Mailing Address Consumer Protection Division
Office of the Attorney General
P. O. Box 22947
Jackson, MS 39225-2947
Phone 800-281-4418
601-359-4230
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint

You may submit an online complaint  or download the complaint form, manually complete the form and mail it to the above address.

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State MISSOURI
Agency Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel
Website  
Email Address  
Mailing Address 3335 American Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone 573-635-7400
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Mail written complaint to the address above.
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State MONTANA
Agency Montana Office of Consumer Protection
Website http://www.doj.mt.gov/consumer/consumer/consumercomplaint/default.asp
Email Address contactocp@mt.gov
Mailing Address Office of Consumer Protection
2225 11th Avenue
P. O. Box 200151
Helena, MT 59620-0151
Phone 800-481-6896
406-444-4500
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint  
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State NEBRASKA
Agency Nebraska State Bar
Website www.nebar.com
Email Address jburke@nebar.com
Mailing Address 635 S. 14th Street, Suite 200
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone 402-475-7091, ext. 126
Bilingual Contact N/A
English-Speaking Contact Jane Burke
Filing a Complaint Send a letter and supplemental documents by email, fax, or U.S. mail.
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State NEVADA
Agency State Bar of Nevada
Website http://www.nvbar.org/ethics/upl.htm
Email Address marcm@nvbar.org
Mailing Address

State Bar of Nevada Office of Bar Counsel

Southern Nevada:
600 E Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89104

Northern Nevada:
9456 Double R Blvd. Suite B
Reno, NV 89521

Phone

Southern Nevada: (702) 382-2200 or (800) 254-2797

Northern Nevada: (775) 329-4100

Bilingual Contact N/A
Filing a Complaint Submit complaint form online; The Bar can refer cases to the District Attorney for potential criminal prosecution.
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State NEW HAMPSHIRE
Agency Attorney General Michael A. Delaney
Website http://doj.nh.gov
Email Address  
Mailing Address State House Annex
33 Capitol Street
Concord, NH 03301-6397
Phone Toll-free number: (888) 468-4454
(603) 271-3658
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint

Download the form at: http://doj.nh.gov/consumer/pdf/conscomp.pdf and send to:
Consumer Protection and Antitrust Bureau
33 Capitol Street
Concord, NH 03301

Or file your complaint online at: http://www.egov.nh.gov/consumercomplaint/step1.asp.

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State NEW JERSEY
Agency Attorney General Paula T. Dow
Website http://www.state.nj.us/lps
Email Address  
Mailing Address Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex
8th Floor, West Wing
25 Market Street
Trenton, NJ 08625-0080
Phone 609-292-4920
TDD 973-504-6588
Toll free (800) 242-5846
Bilingual Contact no bilingual listing
Filing a Complaint

Download form for mailing at http://njconsumeraffairs.gov/complaint/ocp.pdf and send to:
Division of Consumer Affairs
P.O. Box 45025
Newark, New Jersey 07101

Or file online http://njconsumeraffairs.gov/ocp/ocpform2.htm.

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State NEW MEXICO--I OF II
Agency State Bar of New Mexico Office of General Counsel
Website http://www.nmbar.org/legalresearch/ethicsadvisoryopinions.html
Email Address rspinello@nmbar.org
Mailing Address PO Box 92860
Albuquerque, NM 87199-2860
Phone (505) 797-6050
(800) 876-6227
Bilingual Contact Available
Filing a Complaint Email letter, along with any attachments, to Richard Spinello at the email address listed above.
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State NEW MEXICO--II OF II
Agency The Disciplinary Board of the New Mexico Supreme Court
Website http://www.nmdisboard.org/
Email Address  
Mailing Address P. O. Box 1809
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103-1809
Phone 505-842-5781
Bilingual Contact Available; Must call ahead to request Spanish Complaint Form.
Filing a Complaint Print Complaint Form online at
http://www.nmdisboard.org/Forms/NMDBComplaintForm.pdf and mail or fax, with signature, to addresses above.
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State NEW YORK - I of II
Agency New York State Attorney General's Office
Website www.ag.ny.gov
Email Address  
Mailing Address OAG, Civ. Rights Bureau, Imm. Services Fraud Unit
120 Broadway, 3rd. Floor
NY, NY 10271
Phone (866) 390-2992 (Immigration Fraud Hotline)
Bilingual Contact On hotline and available in person after meeting is set up.
Filing a Complaint Call hotline or download complaint form at
http://www.ag.ny.gov/resource_center/complaints/pdfs/cns001web_consumer.pdf and mail.
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State NEW YORK - II of II
Agency New York County District Attorney's Office
Website http://www.manhattanda.com/hot-topic-immigration-services-fraud
Email Address  
Mailing Address

Immigrant Affairs Program
80 Centre Street - 6th Floor
New York, NY  10013

Phone (212) 335-3600 - Immigration Fraud Hotline
Bilingual Contact Hotline is answered during business hours by individuals who speak Chinese, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, French and some Korean.  Additional languages are available throught the AT&T Language Line
Filing a Complaint Please call the hotline
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State NORTH CAROLINA -- I OF II
Agency North Carolina State Bar
Website www.ncbar.gov
Email Address  
Mailing Address P.O. Box 25908
Raleigh, NC 27611
Phone 919-828-4620
Bilingual Contact N/A English-Speaking Contact--Mr. David Johnson
Filing a Complaint Mail a letter and supplemental documents to Mr. Johnson.
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State NORTH CAROLINA --  II OF II
Agency

North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State

Website  http://www.secretary.state.nc.us/notary/
Email Address

notary@sosnc.com

Mailing Address P.O. Box 29626
Raleigh, NC 27626-0626
Phone 919-807-2219
Bilingual Contact N/A - Ask to be connected with the  Authentications Section (Option 5)
Filing a Complain

If notario is a commissioned Notary, mail a letter or send an email with supplemental documents to ATTN: Notary Enforcement Section

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State NORTH DAKOTA
Agency State Bar of North Dakota
Website http://www.sband.org
Email Address bill@sband.org (UPL only)
Mailing Address 504 N. Washington St.
Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone (701) 255-1404
Bilingual Contact n/a; William A. Neumann is currently Executive Director
Filing a Complaint Mail formal letter to Executive Director; they will decide whether to refer to AG for criminal prosecution.
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State NORTHERN MARIANAS
Agency CNMI Bar Association
Website  
Email Address  
Mailing Address CNMI Bar Association Attn: Disciplinary Committee
P.O. Box 5032
CHRB Saipan, MP 96950
Phone 670-235-4529 Fax: 670-235-4528
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Submit a written complaint via mail or fax; you will receive confirmation of receipt via registered mail.
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State OHIO
Agency Ohio Attorney General
Website http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov
Email Address  
Mailing Address 30 E. Broad St., 17th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-4986
Hotline: (800) 282-0515
Bilingual Contact Bilingual services available on hotline 9-5
Filing a Complaint Submit an on-line consumer complaint form here
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State OKLAHOMA
Agency

Attorney General E. Scott Pruitt
Public Protection Unit

Website www.oag.state.ok.us
Email Address  
Mailing Address 313 NE 21st Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Phone 918-581-2885
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint  http://www.oag.ok.gov/oagweb.nsf/ccomp.html
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State OREGON--I of II
Agency Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum (Oregon Department of Justice)
Website

http://www.doj.state.or.us/finfraud/index.shtml

Email Address help@oregonconsumer.gov 
Mailing Address Oregon Department of Justice
Consumer Protection Section
1162 Court Street N.E.
Salem, OR 97301
Phone Salem: 503-378-4320
Portland: 503-229-5576
Consumer Hotline: 1-877-877-9392
Bilingual Contact  Recursos en Español
Filing a Complaint

 1.You may call the Attorney General's Consumer Hotline (number above)and request a form be mailed to you.
 
2. You may complete and submit an electronic form or fill out a printable form and mail it to the address above with supporting documents. Click on the link below for more information:

Instructions in English

Instrucciones en Español

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State OREGON--II of II
Agency Oregon State Bar
Website http://www.osbar.org/upl
Email Address

ahollister@osbar.org

Mailing Address Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee
OSB General Counsel Administrative Assistant
16037 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd
P.O. Box 231935
Tigard, OR  97281-1935
Phone 503-620-0222
1-800-452-8260 (inside Oregon only)
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint If you are concerned that someone you know may be practicing law without a license, please send a letter describing your concerns, or download and and complete an Unauthorized Practice of Law Form and mail to the address above along with relevant supporting documents.
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State PENNSYLVANIA
Agency Attorney General Kathleen Kane
Website http://www.attorneygeneral.gov/ 
Email Address  
Mailing Address 16th Floor, Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone  215-560-2270
Bilingual Contact  Janis Parrilla - jparrilla@attorneygeneral.gov
Filing a Complaint  Download form at http://www.attorneygeneral.gov/complaints.aspx?id=451.
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State PUERTO RICO
Agency Oficina del Procurador General
Website http://www.justicia.gobierno.pr
Email Address  
Mailing Address G.P.O. Box 9020192
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00902-0192
Phone 787-722-5755
Bilingual Contact Yes
Filing a Complaint Mail a letter to the address above.
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State RHODE ISLAND
Agency  Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch
Website  http://www.riag.ri.gov/
Email Address  
Mailing Address 150 S. Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone 401-274-4400
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint  Download complaint form at http://www.riag.ri.gov/documents/consumerprotection/
consumer_complaint.pdf
.
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State SOUTH CAROLINA-- I of III
Agency Attorney General Alan Wilson
Website  http://www.scag.gov
Email Address  
Mailing Address The Honorable Alan Wilson
P.O. Box 11549
Columbia, S.C. 29211
Phone 803-734-3970
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint  
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State SOUTH CAROLINA -- II of III
Agency South Carolina Bar Association UPL Committee
Website http://www.scbar.org/upl
Email Address  
Mailing Address P.O. Box 608
Columbia, SC 29202
Phone General: 803-799-6653
Fax: 803-799-5290
Bilingual Contact  
English-Speaking Contact Amy L.B. Hill, Chair
Filing a Complaint Complete form found here: http://www.scbar.org/public/files/docs/UPLForm.pdf and submit to address listed above.
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State SOUTH CAROLINA -- III of III
Agency Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation
Website http://www.llr.state.sc.us/pol.asp?file=pol/oie.htm
Email Address  
Mailing Address Office of Investigations & Enforcement
PO Box 11329
Columbia SC 29211-1329
Phone (803) 896-4470
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Immigration Consultants in SC must be licensed under the Registration of Immigration Assistance Service Act (Title 40, Chap. 83 of SC Code). If individual is unlicensed, or operating in violation of SC Code § 40-83-30, contact the above office to speak with an investigator.
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State SOUTH DAKOTA
Agency Attorney General Marty J. Jackley
Website  
Email Address  atghelp@state.sd.us
Mailing Address 1302 E. Highway 14, Suite 1
Pierre, SD 57501-3215
Phone 605-773-3215
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Mail written complaint to address above and await contact via mail, email, or phone
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State TENNESSEE
Agency State of Tennessee, Office of the Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division
Website http://www.attorneygeneral.state.tn.us
Email Address Consumer.Affairs@state.tn.us
Mailing Address P.O. Box 20207
Nashville, TN 37202-0207
Phone 615-741-4737
Bilingual Contact
Filing a Complaint Download the complaint form and mail to the address above
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State TEXAS
Agency Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee
Website http://www.txuplc.org/
Email Address statechair@txuplc.org
Mailing Address Leland C. de la Garza, Chairperson
3333 Lee Parkway, Tenth Floor,
Dallas, Texas 75219
Phone 214-780-1400
Bilingual Contact Leland de la Garza
Filing a Complaint Submit complaint form online
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State U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS
Agency Virgin Islands Bar Association Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee
Website http://www.vibar.org/
Email Address  
Mailing Address P. O. Box 224108
Christiansted, VI 00822
Phone General Number 340-778-7497
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint  
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State UTAH
Agency Utah Bar Association Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee
Website http://www.utahbar.org/committees/unauthorizedpractice/Welcome.html
Email Address  
Mailing Address Nancy Rosecrans, Asst to General Counsel Utah State Bar
645 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone General Number 801-531-9077
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Submit Complaint Form online, mail to address above, or fax to 801-531-0660
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State VERMONT
Agency Professional Responsibility Board
Website http://www.vermontjudiciary.org/LC/attydiscipline.aspx
Email Address  
Mailing Address Michael Kennedy, Disciplinary Counsel
32 Cherry Street, Suite 123
Burlington, VT 05401
Phone 802-859-3000; Fax 802-859-3003
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Mail or fax letter, with your signature, to Michael Kennedy at the address above.
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State VIRGINIA--I OF II
Agency Virginia State Bar
Website http://www.vsb.org/site/regulation/unauthorized-practice/
Email Address townsend@vsb.org
Mailing Address Ethics Department Virginia State Bar
707 East Main Street, Suite 1500
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone 804-775-0557
Bilingual Contact
English-Speaking Contact Michelle Townsend
Filing a Complaint Download complaint form from website or contact Michelle Townsend
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State VIRGINIA--II OF II
Agency Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Office of Consumer Affairs
Website www.vdacs.virginia.gov/consumers
Email Address  
Mailing Address Office of Consumer Affairs
102 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone 800-552-9963 or 804-786-2042; If In Fairfax County - 703-222-8435; If in the City of Virginia Beach - 757-385-5836
Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint Download the complaint form from: http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/forms-pdf/cp/oca/complaint/oca1complaint.pdf. Mail the completed form to the above address, or FAX it to 804-225-2666. If the complaint results from a transaction in Fairfax County or in the City of Virginia Beach, contact the appropriate office directly at the phone numbers given above.
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State WASHINGTON
Agency Washington State Attorney General
Website UPL/Consumer Protection Information
www.atg.wa.gov
(http://atg.wa.gov/EnEspanol.aspx)
Email Address
Mailing Address

Washington State Office of the Attorney General
1125 Washington Street SE

PO Box 40100

Olympia, WA  98504-0100

Phone 1.800.551.4636 (in Washington only)
206.464.6684
Bilingual Contact
English-Speaking Contact
Filing a Complaint

Visit website and submit complaint form in English or en Español

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State WASHINGTON
Agency Washington State Bar
Website www.wsba.org
Email Address julies@wsba.org
Mailing Address 1325 Fourth Avenue, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone 206-443-9722
Bilingual Contact
English-Speaking Contact Julie Shankland
Filing a Complaint The WSBA Practice of Law Board investigates unauthorized practice of law complaints involving notarios and immigration law.
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State WASHINGTON, D.C.
Agency The District of Columbia Bar
Website http://www.dcbar.org
Email Address  
Mailing Address 1101 K Street NW, Suite 200
Washington DC 20005
Phone (202) 737-4700
Bilingual Contact
Filing a Complaint mail letter to Bar
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State WEST VIRGINIA
Agency State Bar Association
Website www.wvbar.org
Email Address casea@wvbar.org
Mailing Address 2006 Kanawa Boulevard
East Charleston, WV 25311
Phone 304-558-7999; Fax 304-558-2467
Bilingual Contact Anita Casey
Filing a Complaint Send a letter and supplemental documents by email, fax, or U.S. mail
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State WISCONSIN
Agency Wisconsin Dept. of Agriculture Trade & Consumer Protection
Website  
Email Address  datcphotline@wisconsin.gov
Mailing Address PO Box 8911
Madison, WI 53708-8911
Phone

 (608) 224-5012

 

Bilingual Contact  
Filing a Complaint A complaint form can be downloaded in English, Spanish or Hmong here. 

Contact the local agencies mentioned above. In an effort to encourage the Supreme Court to offer further protection, contact Adam Korbitz of the Wisconsin State Bar Association at 800-444-9404 or 608-250-6140 to discuss your case. You can also visit the Bar Association's website at www.wisbar.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=UPL
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State WYOMING I of II
Agency Wyoming Attorney General's Office
Website
Email Address
AG.Consumer@wyo.gov
Mailing Address

Wyoming Attorney General’s Office
Consumer Protection Unit
123 Capitol Building
Cheyenne, WY 82002

Phone (307) 777-5833
Toll Free in Wyoming (800) 438-5799
Bilingual Contact N/A
 
Filing a Complaint You may download the Consumer Complaint form here. Please download the form, print it out, complete and sign it. Mail the completed, signed, and dated complaint form with any supporting documentation to the address listed above.
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State WYOMING II of II
Agency Wyoming State Bar
Website www.wyomingbar.org
Email Address  
Mailing Address P.O. Box 109
Cheyenne, WY 82003
Phone 307-632-9061
Bilingual Contact
English-Speaking Contact Sleeter Dover
Filing a Complaint Send a letter and attachments to Mr. Dover. A complaint form will soon be available on the website.
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