Career Opportunities

About the Office

The Office of Attorney General Keith Ellison 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 choose public service as a calling, and we are actively and intentionally committed to supporting an internal culture that affirms that calling. The Office is one of Minnesota’s largest public law offices and as of 2023, has been recognized as a Star Tribune Top Workplace Minnesota for three years in a row and Top Workplace USA for two years in a row. 

Current Openings

Assistant Attorney General - Commerce, Elections, and Trades Division

Posting Number: 71927 -- Deadline to Apply: January 2, 2024
The Office is currently seeking an attorney in its Commerce, Elections, and Trades Division. The division represents a variety of agencies in state and federal district and appellate courts, and in administrative proceedings. This position’s primary caseload will involve representing the Department of Commerce in cases before the Public Utilities Commission (PUC). This includes representing the Department in contested case proceedings before the Office of Administrative Hearings and at PUC meetings.

Assistant Attorney General - Public Safety Division

Posting Number: 71808 -- Deadline to Apply: December 19, 2023
Lawyers in the Public Safety Division represent the Commissioner of Public Safety on matters involving implied consent, revocations, forfeitures, and title matters; provide advice, counsel and representation to several boards; and respond to citizen inquiries.

Assistant Attorney General - Residential Utilities Division

Posting Number: 71901 -- Deadline to Apply: January 2, 2024
The Office is currently seeking an Assistant Attorney General in the Residential Utilities Division of the Office. The attorney’s primary caseload will involve advocating for residential and small business ratepayers before the Public Utilities Commission and the Office of Administrative Hearings.

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 Please indicate what assistance you need.