State, County or City Government

State Resources

MN Attorney General Office

http://www.ag.state.mn.us/
Law clerking opportunities and job postings are typically listed on the Minnesota State Bar Association’s website in classified section and on Symplicity.

Minnesota Department of Employee Relations

https://statejobs.doer.state.mn.us/JobPosting
Career opportunities with all State Agencies are posted on DoER’s website.  Click here for tips for searching job postingsand applying for jobs on this website (PDF). 

MN Department of Human Services

http://www.dhs.state.mn.us/
Largest state agency in Minnesota that employs attorneys and law clerks in a variety of areas.  Job and law clerking opportunities, including the Executive Pathways program, are occasionally advertised on Symplicity.  All jobs are posted on the Department of Employer Relations Website and DHS has a large job database as well.

County Resources

National Association of Counties

http://www.naco.org
This site has list of all counties in the US and addresses for county attorney offices.

United States Counties

http://www.us-counties.com
Lists of all counties and cities/townships in the US, and links to their websites.  Can get addresses for city or county attorneys’ offices.

Minnesota County Attorneys Association

http://www.mcaa-mn.org/
The Minnesota county Attorneys Association website has a job bank with postings, events and newsletters and other publications as well as links to all of the county attorney offices in Minnesota and local government resources.

Hennepin County Attorney’s Office

http://www.hennepinattorney.org/contact.aspx
A brief overview of the law clerk program, as well as contact information, is provided here.  Summer law clerks are hired through On Campus Interviewing in fall of each year.  Permanent assistant county attorney positions at the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office are also posted on Symplicity and on the Minnesota State Bar Association’s website. 

Ramsey County Attorney’s Office

http://www.co.ramsey.mn.us/attorney/index.htm
Summer law clerks are hired through On Campus Interviewing in fall of each year.  Permanent assistant county attorney positions at the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office are also posted on Symplicity and on the Minnesota State Bar Association’s website.  

Metro Area Counties including Washington, Anoka, Dakota, Carver, and Scott and counties in outstate Minnesota may post law clerk and assistant county attorney positions on Symplicity and on the Minnesota State Bar Association’s website.  Some of these clerking opportunities will be volunteer positions.

City Resources

Mpls City Attorney’s Office

http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/attorney/
No link/information about law clerking opportunities.

St. Paul City Attorney’s Office

http://www.stpaul.gov/depts/attorney/
No link/information about law clerking opportunities.

St. Cloud City Attorney’s Office

http://www.ci.stcloud.mn.us/Legal/legalindex.htm
No link/information about law clerking opportunities.

City of Rochester Attorney’s Office

http://www.rochestermn.gov/departments/attorney/
No link to law clerking opportunities, but a list of contacts in the office.

City of Duluth

http://www.ci.duluth.mn.us/city/services/attorneys/index.htm
No link/information about law clerking opportunities.

League of MN Cities

http://www.lmnc.org/
No link/information about law clerking opportunities is available unless they are seeking to fill a law clerk position.

State & County Bar Associations

Minnesota State Bar Association/Bench & Bar of Minnesota Classified Ads

http://www2.mnbar.org/classifieds/attorney-wanted.htm
Job opportunities posted weekly.

Ramsey County Bar Association

http://www.ramseybar.org

Hennepin County Bar Association

http://www.hcba.org

Wisconsin Bar Association Government Lawyers Division

http://www.wisbar.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Government_Lawyers
Can look at Wisconsin Bar Association’s classified ads, as well as links for state government and government-related organizations and resources.

Chicago Bar Association

http://www.chicagobar.org/careerresources/
To help law school graduates search for a public sector career, the Chicago Bar Association Government Services Committee and the Young Lawyers Section of the Chicago Bar Association of Chicago have compiled the most current hiring information available on numerous government agencies in Chicago.  Can look at classifieds/attorneys wanted.

Iowa State Bar Association

http://www.iowabar.org
Check out the Career Center to search for legal jobs in Iowa.  Can specify search for “government,” post your resume, and create a profile.

State Bar Association of North Dakota

http://www.sband.org
Check out the classified section for legal jobs in the state of North Dakota.

State Bar Association of South Dakota

http://www.sdbar.org
Access to classified section provided for members only.