State of Minnesota Board of Public Defense: Follow this link for information about Minnesota State Board of Public Defense. This website includes a staff directory, office locations, and general public defender information.
Current Openings: State of Minnesota Board of Public Defense:Follow this link for current openings with the State of Minnesota Board of Public Defense.
Offices and County Information: State of Minnesota Board of Public Defense: This website includes links to each judicial district's public defender's office webpage, as well as which counties are represented by each district.
National Legal Aid & Defender Association: This resource includes a job section in civil legal services, defender organizations, pro bono and public interest organizations, public interest law firms and academia. This site is the good site to search for post-graduate jobs in civil legal services organizations and defender organizations.
Current Openings: Federal Public Defender’s Office: This is a list of Federal Defender openings, organized by circuit.
Law clerk hiring at public defenders offices in Minnesota occurs in many ways. First, if you are interested in clerking at a public defender office, consider volunteering first through the Minnesota Justice Foundation. This will help you learn if the work is a good fit for you, show your interest to future potential employers and greatly increase your chances of getting a paid clerking position.
When it comes time to apply for a paid law clerk position, you have several options: