Pete Orput was elected as the Washington County Attorney in 2011 and re-elected in 2015.
Immediately prior to that he was an assistant county attorney in the violent crime unit of the Hennepin County Attorney's office where he prosecuted violent offenders for murder, robbery and serious domestic assaults.
Prior positions include:
Pete is a husband, the father of three, a former high school social studies teacher and served honorably in the United States Marine Corps. He enjoys traveling, reading and teaching.