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Ninth Judicial District announces Rio Blanco County Court and Rio Blanco County Associate Court vacancies

Commission sets date to select nominees

              The Ninth Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet via videoconference on June 15, 2020, to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the offices of county judge and associate county judge for Rio Blanco County. The vacancies will be created by the retirement of the Hon. Laurie A. Noble. The vacancies will occur on July 2, 2020.

              To be eligible, the applicant must be a qualified elector of Rio Blanco County at the time of investiture and have graduated high school or attained the equivalent of a high school education as indicated by the Department of Education, based upon the record made on the General Education Development test. Pursuant to C.R.S. 13-6-209, the associate county judge shall maintain his or her official residence and court chambers in the city of Rangely. The annual salary for the county judge position is $33,159, and it is a 20 percent position. The annual salary for the associate county judge position is $33,159, and it is also a 20 percent position. The initial term of office of a county judge is a provisional term of two years; thereafter, the incumbent county judge, if approved by the voters, has a term of four years.

              Application forms are available from the office of the ex officio chair of the nominating commission, Justice Melissa Hart, 2 E. 14th Ave., Denver, CO 80203; and the office of the court executive, Lynn Reed, 109 8th St., Ste. 300, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601. Applications also are available on the court’s home page at http://www.courts.state.co.us/Careers/Judge.cfm

              The completed application must be e-mailed to the address listed in the instructions below no later than 4 p.m. May 29, 2020. Late applications will not be considered. Applicants must indicate whether they intend to apply for one or both vacancies. Any person wishing to suggest a candidate to fill the vacancy may do so by letter to be submitted to any member of the nominating commission, with a copy to the ex officio chair, no later than 4 p.m. May 22, 2020.

For more information, please click here.

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Social Security Administration

Office of the General Counsel (Seattle, WA)

Job Title: Fraud Attorney (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Would you like to –

  • Represent the Social Security Administration in federal court and prosecute criminal Social Security fraud cases?
  • Investigate and prosecute crimes with federal, state and local law enforcement as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney assigned to a United States Attorney’s Office?
  • Negotiate plea agreements with defense counsel?
  • Conduct jury trials, motion hearings, and sentencing hearings in federal court?
  • Present evidence before the grand jury?
For more information, please click here. The closing date for this opportunity is May 22, 2020 (Friday).

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Perkins Coie LLP

Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity - Associate Attorney - Junior

The Denver office of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking an experienced associate attorney to join our expanding Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and one to three years of experience handling  private equity and/or private target mergers and acquisitions work, preferably at a national law firm. To be considered, please access the link below to provide your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and deal sheet.  M&A Junior Assoc Denver CO


Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity - Associate Attorney - Midlevel

The Denver office of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking an experienced associate attorney to join our expanding Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and a minimum of four years of experience handling private equity and/or private target mergers and acquisitions work, preferably at a national law firm. To be considered, please access the link below to provide your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and deal sheet.  M&A Midlevel Assoc Denver CO


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Stinson LLP

Transactional Associate Attorney – Denver, CO

Description: Stinson LLP (www.stinson.com) seeks a highly motivated attorney with three to five years transactional experience for our Denver Tech Center office. The qualified candidate must possess excellent academic credentials and have strong writing, analytical, organizational, researching, and communication skills. The candidate should have experience in the following areas of practice:

Loan Documentation

Real Estate Lending, including construction lending, multi-family, development, acquisition, retail and office

Commercial Lending, including revolving lines of credit, borrowing base certificates, equipment financing

Due diligence relating to loan documentation, including review of entity documents, development documents, title, survey, financial statements

Real Estate

Purchase and Sale Agreements

Leasing, including commercial, retail and residential

Title and survey review, including title insurance, endorsements, chain of title, review of exception documents

General Business

Entity formation, including corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships

Buy sell, stockholder agreements, voting agreements, and other ownership agreements

Contract review, including supplier agreements, vendor agreements, consulting agreements, licensing agreements, and change of control agreements

Equity transactions, rights of first refusal and convertible debt transactions

 

Additional Requirements:

·         Large law firm and/or judicial clerkship experience is preferred

·         Admission to the Colorado Bar is required

·         Please submit a resume, cover letter, copy of law school transcript and a writing sample

 

Apply Online at: https://bit.ly/2qMWGzA.

For questions, contact Ellie McCall, Attorney Recruiting Manager, at recruiting@stinson.com.

 

Stinson LLP is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply to be considered for open positions. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We conduct criminal background checks of all individuals offer employment.  For more information about Stinson LLP, visit us at www.stinson.com and the NALP Directory of Legal Employers, https://www.nalpdirectory.com

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Corporate Associate - Kutak Rock

Kutak Rock LLP's Denver office is seeking a Corporate Associate Attorney with 3-5 years of experience to work exclusively with the Denver corporate group, primarily with a broad spectrum of corporate clients including significant work with the cannabis industry. A successful candidate must have excellent academic credentials, strong communication and writing skills, and the ability and confidence to work independently.  Candidates currently admitted in Colorado and LLM in taxation preferred.  To learn more, please click here.

Public Finance Associate - Kutak Rock

Kutak Rock LLP’s Denver office is seeking a Public Finance Associate Attorney with 1 - 5 years of public finance and/or corporate securitization experience. Experience working with state and local governments, underwriters and banks in connection with tax-exempt and taxable financings is helpful. In the absence of public finance or corporate securitization experience, the successful candidate should have general corporate and/or real estate transactional experience. To learn more, please click here.


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The Wilderness Society - Senior Staff Attorney

The Wilderness Society has shared an exciting career opportunity available at The Wilderness Society. The position is for a Senior Staff Attorney, with a preferred location in the Denver, CO office. However, other  locations may be considered.  

What we do: 
The Wilderness Society is an organization of spirited people who, since 1935, have led the protection of a vast system of magnificent public lands that belong to everyone. We see a future where people and wild nature flourish together, meeting the challenges of a rapidly changing planet. To accomplish that vision, we work to ensure that public lands are a solution to the climate and extinction crises and that all people benefit equitably from public lands.

What the Senior Staff Attorney will do: 
The Senior Staff Attorney will play an integral role in developing and implementing The Wilderness Society’s programmatic litigation and legal strategy as part of a cross-functional legal team that works in service of the organization and its programmatic priorities in an integrated and collaborative manner. This includes building eventual legal cases from the ground-up through engagement in agency decision-making processes, utilizing the law to advance protective policies and outcomes, and establishing a strong record for eventual administrative challenges or litigation. As in-house counsel, the Senior Staff Attorney will implement The Wilderness Society’s legal engagement in public land management decision-making, including bringing legal expertise to priority place-based and policy campaigns and supporting litigation, working in close coordination with regional, agency policy and planning, government relations, and external affairs staff, partners, Native American tribes, and outside legal counsel.

Benefits We Offer: 

  • Emphasis on a work/life balance and some telework may be available.
  • Strong organization commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Read more about this commitment here
  • Competitive Salary, Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision plans.
  • Medical insurance available for as little as $5.00/month for employee only coverage.  Dependent coverage available at an additional cost.
  • Generous Paid Time Off plan (20 accrued vacation days, 2 personal days, 12 accrued sick days & 11 recognized holidays per year).
  • 6% contribution on Pre-Tax Retirement Funds.
  • Expansive network of outdoor retailer discounts.
  • Bi-Annual All Staff Retreat in iconic outdoor landscape.

 

We invite you to consider joining our team of nearly 150 professionals, 96% of whom agreed in an anonymous staff survey that The Wilderness Society is a great place to work! Please complete the application for the Senior Staff Attorney through our online portal, or forward this message to anyone who you think might be interested. 


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Office for Civil Rights - General Attorney

The United States Department of Education has posted an attorney position within the Office for Civil Rights at the Region VIII location  in Denver, Colorado.  The incumbent serves as a General Attorney in the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil. Rights. The position is responsible for participating on a civil rights compliance and enforcement team that supports the mission of the Department and OCR's Strategic Plan.

This is an open continuous announcement with cutoff dates.  Applications will be referred based on receipt of application and established cutoff dates as follows:

    1st cutoff:  March 11, 2020

    2nd cutoff:  April 9, 2020 

    3rd cutoff:  May 11, 2020 

    END DATE:  June 11, 2020

To learn more, please click here.

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Chief Judge, Fort Collins, Colorado 

The Fort Collins City Council appoints the Chief Judge on a two-year contractual basis with the terms of employment outlined in the contract and City Charter. The Fort Collins Municipal Court is responsible for administering the operations of the City’s Judicial Branch according to the ordinances adopted by City Council. Cases adjudicated in Municipal Court typically include traffic violations, misdemeanors, and civil infractions. Generally, cases are brought to Municipal Court by the Fort Collins Police Services, Colorado State University Police Department, Animal Control, other City departments, and private residents. Liquor Licensing or Marijuana Licensing Authority duties may be included.

Eligible candidates will hold a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university, and a minimum of five (5) years of related professional experience as a municipal judge, prosecuting or defense attorney and Colorado Bar License are required.  Licensed to practice law in Colorado and in good standing with the Colorado Supreme Court is also required. Comprehensive knowledge of Colorado Law, the Colorado Municipal Court Rules of Procedure, the Colorado Rules of Criminal Procedure, Fort Collins City Charter, City Code, and City Traffic Code and proficiency in two or more languages desired. The City of Fort Collins may consider any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

This position will remain posted until filled.  First review of applications begin on Friday, March 6, 2020.

To learn more, please click here.

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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation of Colorado seeks dynamic, skilled, mission-driven applicants for two full-time Staff Attorney positions. The successful applicant will join the ACLU staff in Denver. Under the direction of the ACLU Legal Director and other experienced attorneys, the Staff Attorney will participate in litigation and legal advocacy to further the ACLU's mission of protecting the civil rights and civil liberties of all persons in Colorado.  Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning February 17, 2020, and the positions will remain open until filled. For more information, please click here.

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Application period opens for Judicial Nominating Commission positions

Forty vacancies to occur on 17 commissions

Applications are now being accepted for upcoming vacancies on 17 Judicial Nominating Commissions throughout Colorado.

As of Dec. 31, 2019, there will be 40 vacancies as detailed below. Judicial nominating commissioners are volunteers and serve six-year terms interviewing applicants for judicial vacancies and nominating candidates to the governor.

The First Judicial District (Jefferson & Gilpin Counties): 2 vacancies; 1 attorney vacancy, 1 non-attorney vacancy.

The Fourth Judicial District (El Paso & Teller Counties): 1 attorney vacancy.

The Sixth Judicial District (La Plata, Archuleta, & San Juan Counties): 3 vacancies; 1 attorney vacancy, 2 non-attorney vacancies. 

The Ninth Judicial District (Garfield, Rio Blanco, & Pitkin Counties): 4 vacancies; 1 attorney vacancy, 3 non-attorney vacancies. One commissioner must reside in Rio Blanco County.  

The Tenth Judicial District (Pueblo County): 2 vacancies; 1 attorney vacancy, 1 non-attorney vacancy. 

The Twelfth Judicial District (Saguache, Mineral, Rio Grande, Alamosa, Conejos, & Costilla Counties): 2 vacancies; 1 attorney vacancy, 1 non-attorney vacancy. One commissioner must reside in Alamosa County and one commissioner must reside in Saguache County.  

The Thirteenth Judicial District (Morgan, Logan, Sedgwick, Phillips, Yuma, Washington, & Kit Carson Counties): 3 vacancies; 1 attorney vacancy, 2 non-attorney vacancies. One commissioner must reside in Morgan County, one commissioner must reside in Washington County, and one commissioner must reside in Kit Carson County.  

The Fourteenth Judicial District (Moffat, Routt, & Grand Counties): 2 vacancies; 1 attorney vacancy, 1 non-attorney vacancy. One commissioner must reside in Grand County.  

The Fifteenth Judicial District (Cheyenne, Kiowa, Prowers, & Baca Counties): 3 non-attorney vacancies. One commissioner must reside in Cheyenne County and one commissioner must reside in Baca County. 

The Sixteenth Judicial District (Crowley, Otero, & Bent Counties): 3 non-attorney vacancies. One commissioner must reside in Bent County.  

The Seventeenth Judicial District (Adams County & City and County of Broomfield): 2 vacancies; 1 attorney vacancy, 1 non-attorney vacancy. One commissioner must reside in the City and County of Broomfield.  

The Eighteenth Judicial District (Lincoln, Elbert, Douglas, & Arapahoe Counties): 1 attorney vacancy. 

The Nineteenth Judicial District (Weld County): 1 attorney vacancy. 

The Twentieth Judicial District (Boulder County): 2 non-attorney vacancies. 

The Twenty-First Judicial District (Mesa County): 3 vacancies; 2 attorney vacancies, 1 non-attorney vacancy. 

The Twenty-Second Judicial District (Montezuma & Dolores Counties): 1 non-attorney vacancy. 

The Supreme Court Nominating Commission: 5 vacancies; 2 attorney vacancies (1stCongressional District & 6th Congressional District), 3 non-attorney vacancies (3rd Congressional District, 6thCongressional District, & At-Large).

More information on nominating commissions may be found on the Judicial Branch Web site at http://www.courts.state.co.us/Courts/Supreme_Court/Nominating.cfm.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with initial application review and consideration beginning on Oct. 11, 2019. Applications may be made only online at the State of Colorado Boards and Commissions Application page at https://www.colorado.gov/governor/boards-commissions-application. Applicants should include a current resume or biography where indicated on the application.

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Colorado Attorney General Jobs

See https://coag.gov/employment/attorney-positions for more information.  Check back frequently, as the COAG is adding postings on a rolling basis.



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