Career Opportunities

About the Office

The Office of Attorney General Keith Ellison — one of Minnesota’s largest public law offices and recognized as a 2022 Star Tribune Top Workplace Minnesota and a 2023 Top Workplace USA (view Top Workplaces profile)  — has a clear mission: we help Minnesotans afford their lives and live with dignity, safety, and respect.  We are a dynamic group of dedicated professionals who could all work elsewhere but choose public service as a calling, and we are actively building an internal culture that supports that calling. 

Current Openings

Assistant Attorney General

Posting Number: 62878 - Deadline to Apply: May 8, 2023
Attorney General Keith Ellison is accepting applications on a rolling basis from attorneys at all levels of experience who are interested in a career of public service and representing the government in significant lawsuits to help Minnesotans afford their lives and live with dignity, safety, and respect. This posting will help staff the various divisions of the Office; your applications will be considered as hiring needs arise. Applications received from this posting will be used to fill current and future vacancies in these job classes at the Office of the Minnesota Attorney General through May 8, 2023.

Assistant Attorney General – Health & Teacher Licensing

Posting Number: 62564 - Deadline to Apply: February 15, 2023
The Office is seeking a highly capable individual with the skills and drive to work on behalf of the public in improving the quality of healthcare and education for all Minnesotans by providing legal representation to the State’s health-related licensing boards and the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (“PELSB”) in their resolution of complaints alleging misconduct by healthcare providers and educators.

Assistant Attorney General - Human Services Division

Posting Number: 62761 - Deadline to Apply: February 28, 2023
The Office is currently seeking two experienced attorneys to join its Human Services Division. The Human Services Division provides litigation services and legal counsel to the Department of Human Services (“DHS”), the state’s largest agency.  Attorneys in the division represent DHS in a broad range of cases involving health care, licensing, children and family services, and the Minnesota Sex Offender Program.

Consumer Analysts

Posting Number: 62684 - Deadline to Apply: February 13, 2023
The Office is currently seeking two Consumer Analyst in the Consumer Action Division of the Office. Consumer Analysts assist the Office to improve access to justice, fairness, and opportunity for Minnesotans in a wide variety of matters including the following: debt collection, employment, utilities, medical billing, and housing.

Statewide Expungement Program Externship

Closing Date: Applications accepted until positions are filled.
The AGO website hosts an internet portal (Helpsealmyrecords.org) where people can request that prior records of arrests or convictions be sealed to prevent them from being disclosed on background checks. The Student Extern will be assisting with reviewing applications, maintaining files, and drafting proposed orders and stipulations. The student will also be communicating with applicants and prosecutors throughout the process.   


Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence, and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at (651) 259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.