County Attorney

The Office of County Attorney is an elective office created by the State Legislature pursuant to Article 12 5.3 of the Constitution of the State of Minnesota. The Goodhue County Attorney's Office includes Stephen F.O'Keefe, County Attorney, nine Assistant County Attorneys, and eight support staff.

County Attorney Duties

The duties of the County Attorney are statutory as established by the legislature. Such duties include:

The County Attorney’s Office does not represent individuals in court and cannot give legal advice to individual citizens, including criminal defendants. Prosecutor’s cannot take reports of a crime from individuals. To report a crime, contact the local law enforcement agency where the crime occurred.

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Legal References:

Stephen O'Keefe
Stephen O'Keefe
County Attorney

Contact Us


Justice Center
454 W. 6th St.
Red Wing, MN 55066




Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Holiday Closures

Goodhue County Government Center
509 W. 5th St.
Red Wing, MN 55066
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