Assistant County Attorney / Associate Attorney

Full-time attorney position with the Pipestone County Attorney’s Office and O’Neill, O’Neill & Barduson law firm. This is a dual government-private practice position; the attorney will be employed by both the Pipestone County Attorney’s Office and O’Neill, O’Neill & Barduson.

As Assistant Pipestone County Attorney, duties will include prosecution of adult criminal cases and juvenile delinquency cases, handling child protection cases, civil commitments, and child support matters. As an associate attorney with the law firm, the attorney will be practicing in the areas of estate planning and real estate, with potential to expand to other non-litigation civil practice. This is a unique opportunity to gain government courtroom experience while simultaneously gaining valuable private practice experience with potential rapid advancement. 

County benefits include health, dental, and vision coverage, Public Employee Retirement (PERA), life insurance, elective long-term and short-term care, and Health Savings Account Contribution. O’Neill, O’Neill & Barduson benefits include sick leave, paid time off, and enrollment in a profit-sharing program. This position is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Minimum beginning annual salary of $77,000 or more depending on experience. 

We are looking for someone who wants to live in Southwest Minnesota, just 50 miles from Sioux Falls, SD. Email resume and references to