Career Opportunities

About the Office:

The Attorney General is the chief legal officer for the State of Minnesota. The Office of the Attorney General represents the State of Minnesota on important legal matters that make a difference in the lives of our citizens and establishes and effectuates the legal policy for the State of Minnesota. The Office’s work involves significant and challenging constitutional, statutory, and enforcement matters.

Current Openings:

Consumer Analyst
The Office of Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is seeking qualified consumer analysts to assist the Office to improve access to fairness, justice and opportunity for Minnesota residents in a wide variety of matters including for example: employment, housing, student loans, and many additional areas. Analysts are primarily responsible for answering the Office’s Consumer Assistance Hotline and providing information to Minnesotans on a range of inquiries and assisting in resolving disputes when possible. This position also involves preparing responses to correspondence the Office receives from the public. Analysts work collaboratively with our consumer protection attorneys to review consumer complaints for violations of consumer protection laws, gather evidence, and prepare documents.

Director of Administration
The Office of Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is seeking an experienced Director of Administration to support the mission of the Office by providing professional management of and guidance in the areas of finance and accounting, payroll, client billing and reporting, and Information Technology (IT).  

Docketing Coordinator
The Office of Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is seeking a Docketing Coordinator to support management and staff of the Attorney General’s Office.  This position’s primary responsibilities include monitoring approximately 5,000 open dockets, preparing timely and accurate reports and billings to approximately 40 clients each month, periodic reporting projects, and other special projects.   

The Office of the Minnesota Attorney General is accepting applications from highly capable individuals who wish to join public service as an Investigator performing quality investigative work on behalf of the people of Minnesota. Investigators review complaints alleging violations of Minnesota laws and regulations; obtain and analyze business, medical, financial, and other records; conduct research and interviews; perform field work; draft reports summarizing investigative findings; and work with attorneys to prepare appropriate cases for civil, criminal or administrative action.  

The Office of the Minnesota Attorney General is accepting applicants from paralegals who have the professionalism, capabilities, and drive to perform the highest quality work on behalf of the people of Minnesota. The selected candidate will work in the Employment Tort and Public Utilities (“ETP”) division.

Spring Law Clerk
The Minnesota Attorney General’s Office offers law students a unique opportunity to work directly with Assistant Attorney Generals and gain hands‑on experience reviewing documents, researching legal issues, and drafting written product. This position allows law students to develop professional skills and expand their knowledge while performing meaningful and challenging work on a wide variety of issues.  

Application Process:

If you are interested in working for the Office of the Minnesota Attorney General, please submit a cover letter and resume that includes your relevant experience and academic credentials to:

Office of the Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison
Attn: June Walsh
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 1100
St. Paul, MN 55101

The Attorney General’s Office greatly encourages, celebrates and values diversity.  It is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or military status.  If you need reasonable accommodation for a disability, please call June Walsh at (651) 757-1199 or (800) 627-3529 (Minnesota Relay).