John W. Suthers

Welcome to the homepage of the Office of the Attorney General and the Colorado Department of Law. It is a distinct honor and privilege to serve as Colorado’s 37th Attorney General and the state’s top law enforcement official. Every day, we work hard to preserve Colorado’s natural beauty, safeguard our precious water, protect consumers from fraud and prosecute criminals who prey upon our citizens. As a native Coloradan and attorney with more than three decades of experience in the public and private sectors, I am dedicated to helping keep Colorado a great place to live.

I hope as you explore our Web site you will discover more about what we do every day and how you can take steps to safeguard you and your family.

News & Press Releases

DENVER—In response to today’s Colorado Supreme Court ruling regarding the issuing of same-sex marriage licenses, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers issued the following comment.

“Today, the Colorado Supreme Court restored order to the state’s legal process by making it clear that all clerk and recorders should comply with existing state law. We are pleased that the focus may now return to the important constitutional issues posed by the same-sex marriage cases pending in Colorado and around the country.”

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14 State Attorneys General and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Obtain $92 Million Judgment Permanently Banning Rome Finance from Lending

DENVER—The Colorado Attorney General’s Office joined with 13 state attorneys general and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to secure approximately $92 million total in debt relief from Rome Finance, which also did businesses as Colfax Capital Corporation and Culver Capital, LLC, for approximately 17,000 U.S. service members and other consumers harmed by the company’s predatory lending scheme.

DENVER— The Boulder District Court today ruled that the City of Longmont may not ban hydraulic fracturing and the storage and disposal of hydraulic fracturing waste. In ruling in favor of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Judge Mallard found that the ban is invalid and stayed her ruling until further order from a higher court. 

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