Public defense for all counties is done through the MN State Board of Public Defense. There are no links/information about law clerking opportunities, but site has a lengthy staff directory and employment information section.
No links/information about law clerking opportunities, but site has external links to MN PD Office and more.
No links/information about law clerking opportunities, but site gives address for both offices (Minneapolis and St. Paul), and links to Poor Stuart’s Almanack, a criminal law newsletter from the Appellate Office of the MN Public Defender’s Office.
This is a great resource! The job section of the NLADA site includes positions in civil legal services, defender organizations, pro bono and public interest organizations, public interest law firms and academia. This site is the best site for post-graduate jobs in civil legal services organizations and defender organizations. Searchable by state. It is available at: http://www.nlada.org
A listing of job opportunities, 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: