ATTORNEY

Location
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Posted
Jan 03, 2017
Closes
Feb 02, 2017
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
STATE AGENCIES DIVISION

The Office of the Minnesota Attorney General is accepting resumes for an experienced lawyer to join the State Agencies division of the Office. 

Attorneys in the division represent a variety of State agencies in state and federal court litigation, including defense of Section 1983 lawsuits, and constitutional issues.  Attorneys also represent the State of Minnesota in administrative proceedings, including enforcement of labor, health, and safety laws.  Lawyers are responsible for all phases of civil litigation, including pleadings and briefs, court hearings and trials, and appeals. 

Requirements.  Applicants should have superior academic credentials, excellent writing and communication skills, outstanding research and analytical abilities, good judgment and character, relevant practice experience, a strong work ethic, and professional deportment.  The selection process to become an Assistant Attorney General is highly competitive, and applicants must have the desire to serve the public.

Applications.  Attorneys may express interest by submitting a cover letter and resume that includes relevant experience and academic credentials, including class rank to:

Office of the Minnesota Attorney General
Attention:  June Walsh
Suite 900
445 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101

ag.jobs@ag.state.mn.us

The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.  If you need reasonable accommodation for a disability, please call June Walsh at (651) 757-1199 or (651) 297-7206 (TTY)