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FALL LAW CLERK, Office of Minnesota Attorney General

Posted 2 years ago

The Office of Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is accepting applications from law school students interested in an appointment as a fall law clerk in the Office. 

Position Summary

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.  We require our law clerks to assume a significant amount of responsibility over their files and put forth the very best work on behalf of the public.  This is a paid position. Law Clerks will receive $15/hour.


The Minnesota Attorney General’s Office is committed to building the best public law office in the nation.  In order to reach that goal, we seek law students from diverse backgrounds, with a variety of experiences and skills, and a sincere interest in serving the public.  To be considered for this position, applicants must be a current law school student.  Applicants must have strong academic credentials, and excellent writing, analytical, and communication skills. 

Applicants should be prepared to work at least 12 hours a week and no more than 20 hours a week during an eight-week period beginning at the end of September. 

How To Apply

Law students interested in this position may apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to the Office.  The resume should summarize your academic record and relevant experience.  The deadline to apply is August 13th. You may submit this information as follows:

Office of the Minnesota Attorney General

Attn:  June Walsh

75 Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 102

St. Paul, MN 55155

Note: 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).

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