During her time at the Attorney General’s Office between 2008 and 2014, McBride worked to overhaul the office’s victim compensation system to better serve survivors of violence and their families. McBride oversaw the development of state’s first comprehensive report on human trafficking and worked closely with law enforcement, advocacy organizations, and other states on the drafting of state’s landmark 2012 human trafficking law. She also worked on issues related to civil rights, domestic violence and municipal law, led efforts to support veterans, and developed initiatives around mental health care.