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|Attorney General of Alaska|
|December 2006 - February 2009|
|Predecessor||David W. Márquez|
|Elections and appointments|
|Appointed||December 13, 2006|
|Appointed by||Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin (R)|
|High school||Palmer High School (1976)|
|Bachelor's||Pacific Lutheran University (1979)|
|J.D.||Pepperdine University School of Law (1983)|
|Ph.D.||University of Alaska (2008)|
Palin said about her appointment of Talis, “Adding [him] to my team continues to demonstrate my commitment to fill the top posts of my administration with the best in the state. He will bring a fresh perspective on all issues as legal advisor to the governor and other state officers. Colberg has a profound respect for the Constitution of the State of Alaska and its strict interpretation. He is an inherent believer in trust and transparency.”
Before his appointment, Colberg was a solo practitioner in Palmer, Alaska and an adjunct History professor at Matanuska-Susitna College. Colberg succeeded David W. Márquez.
Colberg graduated from Palmer High School in 1976, after which he attended Pacific Lutheran University (B.A. 1979) and Pepperdine University School of Law (J.D. 1983). He received his Ph.D. at University of Alaska in 2008.
Colberg lives in Palmer and is married with two daughters.