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 2022 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

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.

Assistant Attorney General, Civil Litigation – Human Services Division

Posting Number: 59364 - Closing Date: Priority given to those that apply by 10/10/2022. 10/24/2022 is the last day to apply.
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.

Investigator – Health and Teacher Licensing Division

Posting Number: 59625 - Closing Date: October 18, 2022
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 for all Minnesotans by investigating complaints received by the state’s health-related licensing boards alleging misconduct by healthcare providers.


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. Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to apply to an open position please contact KC Moua at kc.moua@ag.state.mn.us or 651-757-1279.