Posted by Jodi Erickson on Jun 06, 2017

Attorney General Lori Swanson will provide the St. Paul Rotary with an update on the work of her office and discuss the ongoing effort to combat the opioid epidemic.

Lori Swanson was elected Attorney General of the State of Minnesota in 2006, and re-elected in 2010 and 2014. She is Minnesota’s 29th Attorney General and its first female Attorney General. AG Swanson is one of only seven women in the country holding this office.

Attorney General Swanson has been an advocate for Minnesota citizens in areas like consumer protection, criminal justice, charities compliance, health care, public safety, and senior citizens protection.

Lawyers USA named Attorney General Swanson one of the top ten attorneys in America in 2009. In 2012, the national publication "Health Leaders" magazine named Lori as one of 20 Americans who are making a difference in healthcare. The National Consumer Law Center gave Lori the Robert Drinan “Champion of Justice” award for her consumer protection work.