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

Assistant Attorney General
Attorney General Keith Ellison is accepting resumes 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 and respect.

Assistant Attorney General - eDiscovery and Litigation Support
The Office of the Minnesota Attorney General is seeking an attorney with an interest in Minnesota’s Government Data Practices Act and at least 1 yearof civil litigation experience or equivalent, to join our eDiscovery and Litigation Support Division. The successful candidate will serve as the AGO’s Data Practices Compliance Official.

Consumer Analyst
The Office of Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is seeking qualified consumer analysts to assist the Office to improve access to justice, fairness and opportunity for Minnesota residents in a wide variety of matters including the following: debt collection, employment, utilities, medical billing, and housing. 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.

Fall 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.

The Office of the Minnesota Attorney General is seeking a highly capable individual with the skills and drive to uncover, investigate, and stop fraudulent claims made to taxpayer-funded public health insurance programs. This investigator makes a difference in the lives of vulnerable people and contributes to the economic well-being of Minnesotans and our state.

Law Librarian
The Office of the Minnesota Attorney General is accepting resumes from individuals with experience in library operations including development of law library resources, contract negotiation, and initiating and monitoring library services. This position will assist library users in locating and acquiring materials, including accessing, filing, and circulating digital and hardcopy materials; maintaining library systems and processes; training and advising users on systems and processes; and performing related work as required. 

Paralegal - State Agencies
The Office of the Minnesota Attorney General is accepting applications 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 State Agencies Division.

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).