Hennepin County



A welcome message from the County Attorney


Information about the civil and criminal divisions


The deputies are responsible for managing the Civil and Criminal Divisions of the office. Lee Sheehy is the Civil Deputy and Dan Mabley is the Criminal Deputy.

Mission and overview

The mission, core values and vision of the office

Attorneys at work

Mission and overview

We serve justice and public safety through our commitment to ethical prosecution, crime prevention, and through innovative and reasoned client representation.

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Top priorities and special projects


Learn more about the current top priorities and key projects of the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.

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Adult diversion

Programs for first-time offenders

Data dashboard

Analyze the last five years of criminal case data

Professional opportunities

Jobs, law clerk program and internships

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The County Attorney’s Office hires law students for a hands-on, challenging work experience as compensated law clerks. Read more about the law clerk program.

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Hennepin County Vital Records Project

Hennepin County Vital Records Project

The Hennepin County Vital Records Project is a collaborative effort by the ICWA Law Center and the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office. It was developed in response to the need for easier access to vital records for families impacted by the child protection system.