Mr. Torgelson was elected Renville County Attorney in November of 1998 and has served in that position since January of 1999. Prior to that Renville County Attorney David Torgelson graduated from the University of MN Law School in 1986 and passed the MN State Bar Examination that same year. From 1986 to 1988 he served as a Judicial Law Clerk for Marshall MN District Court Judges George Marshall and George Harrelson. From 1988 to 1994 he worked as an Attorney for the Legal Department at Bankers Systems Inc in St Cloud MN. During 1994 to 1996 he served as an Assistant Chippewa County Attorney and an Assistant Montevideo City Attorney. He served briefly in 1996 as an Assistant Yellow Medicine County Attorney and from 1996 through the end of 1998 he served as an Assistant Renville County Attorney.
Glen Jacobsen joined the Renville County Attorney's staff in April of 2002. Mr. Jacobsen obtained his J.D. degree from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul in 1987. Shortly thereafter he served for many years as a municipal prosecutor for numerous cities surrounding the Twin Cites metro area, including Oakdale, Maplewood, Richfield and North St. Paul. Prior to coming to Renville County, Mr. Jacobsen served for 4 years as the Chief Deputy County Attorney in Mower County. Mr. Jacobsen currently serves on the State Board of Continuing Legal Education and is on the MCAA Peace Officers Training Materials Committee.
Paul Overbee joined the Renville County Attorney's staff in June of 2019. Mr. Overbee received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is a 2015 graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School where he concentrated in Health Law and Bioethics. Prior to coming to Renville County, Mr. Overbee was a law clerk at the Hennepin County District Court, handling a felony caseload. Mr. Overbee has also worked with family, civil, and criminal clients handling a range of issues from divorce proceedings to the outer limits of the First Amendment.
The Renville County Paralegals are responsible for a wide variety tasks in the areas of criminal and juvenile prosecution, child protection, child support, and victim's rights. These duties include drafting legal documents and correspondence, file maintenance, and interacting with the public.
Carrie joined the office in 2015.
Katianne rejoined the office in 2017.