Job Postings

4/19/2019: New District Court Judgeships Created in the Second Judicial District 

                  The Second Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet at the Denver City and County Building on June 5, 2019, to interview and select nominees for two new District Court judgeships for the Second Judicial District (Denver County). The new judgeships were created pursuant to Senate Bill 19-43 and are effective July 1, 2019.

                To be eligible, the applicant must be a qualified elector of the Second Judicial District at the time of investiture and must have been admitted to the practice of law in Colorado for five years. The current annual salary for this position is $168,202. The initial term of office of a district judge is a provisional term of two years; thereafter, the incumbent district judge, if retained by the voters, has a term of six years.

                Application forms are available from the office of the ex officio chair of the nominating commission, Justice Brian D. Boatright, 2 E. 14th Ave., Denver, CO 80203. Applications are also available at

                The completed application must be e-mailed to the address listed in the instructions below no later than 4 p.m. May 24, 2019. Late applications will not be considered. 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 17, 2019.

                The members of the nominating commission for the Second Judicial District are: Louise Hurlbut, Melody Mirbaba, Tandy Dilworth, Sean Bradley, Byeongsook Seo, and Brynja Seagren, all of Denver.

Editor’s Note: Contact information for the nominating commission members.

  • Louise Hurlbut, 630 Vine St., Denver, CO 80206
  • Melody Mirbaba, 1300 Broadway, 6th Floor, Denver, CO 80203
  • Tandy Dilworth, 1800 Larimer St., Suite 1400, Denver, CO 80202
  • Sean Bradley, 700 E. 24th Ave., Ste. 8, Denver, CO 80209
  • Byeongsook Seo, 1200 17th St., Ste. 1900, Denver, CO 80202
  • Brynja Seagren, 2017 W. 9th Ave., Denver, CO 80204

This commission currently has one vacancy.

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3/27/2019: Volunteer Leadership Opportunity:  ACT (Appoint Critical Talent) Now Initiative

There are several Colorado Bar Association (CBA) Presidential appointments to be made each year to the CBA and various law-related committees, boards and commissions.  To assist the CBA President, the ACT Now Initiative was created. ACT Now stands for Appoint Critical Talent now.  With it, the CBA seeks to reach talent that might not otherwise apply.    If you are interested in applying for one of the vacancies, please send a letter of interest with your resume to Jessica Lindzy, no later than April 30, 2019.  For more information on the appointment vacancies for the upcoming year, please click here.

11/27/2018:  University of Colorado Assistant Counsel Position

Assistant Counsel

The Assistant Counsel is a member of the professional staff of the Office of University Counsel and provides legal research and analysis to support the Office of University Counsel as well as advising Boulder campus constituents.

The individual in this position: (1) possesses advanced knowledge associated with the professional practice of law; (2) applies associated theories, methods, principles, and practices; (3) performs associated duties that are predominantly intellectual and varied in nature, requiring creative, analytical, evaluative, interpretive, and/or critical thinking; and (4) exercises discretion and independent judgment, requiring only general supervision for day-to-day tasks. This position reports to Managing Counsel and is exempt from the State of Colorado Classified Staff system.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must apply through CU Careers by December 14, 2018.

For more information and to apply please go here.

11/28/2018: Dish Corporate Counsel - Transactional

DISH Network is seeking a mid-level transactional attorney who is passionate about our business and interested in working closely with our business teams to change the way in which the world is connected. This role will provide legal support to several business groups, including DISH’s in-home services, call centers and billing & credit groups, and will have the ability to directly contribute to DISH’s future growth. 

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

  • Drafting and negotiating a wide variety of complex commercial contracts including service provider agreements, software license and services agreements, third-party service provider agreements, and general business operations legal support
  • Counseling business groups including DISH’s in-home services, call centers and billing & credit groups, on various legal issues
  • Working closely with our business team to accomplish DISH’s goals and strategic objectives
  • Improving legal processes and procedures
  • Assisting with other responsibilities as needed

Skills - Experience and Requirements:

A successful applicant will have the following:

  • Bachelors degree from a four-year college or university
  • Admitted to practice law in at least one state
  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school with a law school class rank in the top 25%;
  • 3-5 years of experience drafting and negotiating a wide variety of complex commercial agreements with a large national or regional law firm or leading corporation
  • Excellent communication, project management, organization and multi-tasking skills
  • A passion for both the in-house practice of law and the home entertainment industry
  • Energy, resourcefulness and a demonstrated desire to achieve

Please see Dish's website for more information.

8/17/2018:  University of Denver

The University of Denver has two open positions for Transactional Legal Fellow and Assistant General Counsel

Transactional Legal Fellow - General Counsel:  Fellow:

8/17/2018:  City of Aurora - Deputy City Attorney / Clieng Group Manager

The City Attorney's Office, Civil Division is seeking a Deputy City Attorney or a Client Group Manager.  For Minimum Qualifications and direct link to apply, please visit   

8/17/2018:  University of Colorado at Boulder - Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance

The Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance at CU Boulder welcomes applications for an Investigator. The Investigator is a strategic position that aids in the prevention and elimination of incidents of protected class harassment, discrimination, sexual misconduct, intimate partner abuse, stalking, and related retaliation at CU Boulder. Investigators educate the CU Boulder community about the University policies on sexual misconduct, protected class discrimination and harassment, and amorous relationships and inform these constituents about the procedures to file a complaint and the investigative process. This individual will work with others on the investigative team to address allegations of potential policy violations and utilize other remedies-based options to tailor specific resolutions to the unique facts and circumstances of an incident(s).

Full job description and apply online here:
8/17/2018: Intellectual Property Patent Associate (Japanese Speaking) in D.C., Chicago, or Japan

Michael Best is seeking a senior-level Intellectual Property Patent Associate to work at their Washington, D.C. office, and will also consider applicants in Chicago or Japan.  For more information, please go to:


8/5/2018:  The U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, Judicial Law Clerk

The U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado is seeking a Judicial Law Clerk (term) in the Chambers of U.S. Magistrate Judge Nina Y. Wang. Duty station is located at 901 19th Street, Denver, Colorado. The Judicial Law Clerk (term) is a permanent full time position and eligible for federal government benefits. The position will commence on the applicant’s start date and extend for a term of one year. The Court prefers a start date nearest to September 4, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications

Judge Wang strongly prefers applicants with the following qualifications:

1.          Two-years or more of legal work experience after graduation from law school, and/or

2.          Prior experience as a federal court law clerk after graduation from law school, and

3.          Experience on the editorial board of a law review of a law school on the approved list of either the American Bar Association or the Association of American Law Schools. 

Vacancy open until filled; preference given to those that apply by August 10, 2018. More information can be found here.

8/5/2018:  The Seventeenth Judicial District (Brighton), Law Clerk

The Colorado Judicial Branch is a premier state government agency focusing on state trial courts and offender probation.  Across the many varied career paths within the organization we universally recruit ambitious individuals to become valued public servants and future leaders.  We are seeking applicants who want to contribute in making the Judicial Branch the "employer of choice" in Colorado.  In addition, our desire is to hire professionals who consistently demonstrate integrity, embrace change, and contribute to the bottom line success of their smaller work team and the larger goals of the organization. 

General Statement of Duties of the Law Clerk: Provide assistance and research to a district court judge in the Colorado Judicial Department. 

Minimum Education and Experience: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and successful completion of two years at an accredited law school.

More information can be found here.

8/5/2018:  Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, Senior Director of Operations

IAALS, the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, was established in 2006 at the University of Denver, a nonprofit, private university founded more than 150 years ago. IAALS is a national, independent research center dedicated to promoting continuous improvement and excellence in the American legal system. It is a “think tank” that goes one step further – we are solution oriented. We strive to achieve this by creating innovative and practical solutions to problems in our legal system using the partnership of experts and groups around the country. We believe that a trustworthy legal system is essential to our democracy, economy, and freedom.

Position Summary

This position reports to the Executive Director, is a member of IAALS’ Senior Leadership Team, and will be responsible for leading the administrative functions at IAALS so as to achieve IAALS’ mission.  Responsibilities include contributing to strategic planning for and day-to-day leadership of IAALS and its operations, collaborating with other Senior Leadership Team members to support the agenda for IAALS’ programmatic work, including, cultivating and participating in development opportunities, marketing and communications, and managing and developing operations staff to support IAALS' objectives.

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in law, business, or management.
  • At least 10 years of experience with hands-on management of teams and systems, with increasing leadership responsibilities.
  • Experience as a CFO, CAO or COO, or equivalent, preferably in legal context, higher education and/or nonprofit.
  • Familiarity with finance, budgetary development and oversight, and HR.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate, MBA or MPA.
  • At least 12 or more years of experience in the legal system, a nonprofit, or a startup organization.
  • Experience with communications, events, and fund development.

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 8:00am 5:00pm

Application Deadline 

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00pm (MST) August 8, 2018. Applications may be accepted and reviewed until position is filled. 

More information can be found here.

7/23/2018:  State of Colorado Attorney General's Office, Assistant Attorney General

The Office of the Attorney General / Colorado Department of Law is the largest law firm in the State. The Attorney General is elected by popular vote of the statewide electorate and is the State's chief lawyer and law enforcement official. Please visit their website for more information.

Work Unit Release Date Apply By Salary Range
Assistant Attorney General Business and Licensing > Insurance Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 9:30am Friday, July 27, 2018 - 5:00pm $6,616.00 - $8,200.00
Assistant Attorney General Civil Litigation and Employment Law > Corrections & Public Safety Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 12:30pm Friday, July 27, 2018 - 5:00pm $6,616.00 - $8,200.00
Assistant Attorney General Revenue & Utilities > Motor Vehicles and Enforcement Unit Friday, July 20, 2018 - 3:00pm Monday, August 13, 2018 - 5:00pm $6,616.00 - $8,200.00
Assistant Attorney General Natural Resources > Federal & Interstate Water Issues Monday, July 23, 2018 - 3:45pm Friday, August 10, 2018 - 5:00pm $6,616.00 - $8,200.00 


6/21/2018:  Techstars, Senior Corporate Counsel

Job Summary:

Techstars’ in-house legal department is responsible for providing legal support for all four Techstars divisions. The legal work is carried out in close cooperation with the other functions within the company and active participation in the day-to-day business of all Techstars global legal entities (64 and counting).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and negotiating financing documents, convertible notes, SAFE like instruments, M&A transactions
  • Negotiating, writing and executing agreements and contracts on behalf of the company
  • Offering counsel on a variety of legal issues, including venture financings, M&A, and commercial sales agreements
  • Advising on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different transactions
  • Conduct due diligence on companies selected to participate in a Techstars accelerator program.
  • Negotiate investment agreements and initiate funding for participants in Techstars accelerator programs.
  • Recommend and implement process improvements for the legal onboarding of accelerator program participants.
  • Counsel founders on a variety of business law issues.
  • Work closely with TS outside counsel for program participants incorporated outside of the United States.
  • Work closely with the legal and finance departments of Techstars’ corporate partners.
  • Be a key contributor as part of a small, dedicated, productive, high quality, and high-energy legal team.
  • Must have a law degree from a recognized university
  • Must be admitted to a recognized bar
  • Must have 5+ years of experience, with at least 3 years gained in law firm corporate transaction or M&A department
  • Deep understanding of venture capital financings, start-up company cap tables and private company M&A
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization
  • Strong negotiating skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships within the organization’s legal department and across all businesses
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision in a fast-paced environment with a high volume of transactions
  • Familiar with Carta, eShares or similar Web based equity tracking systems.
  • Experience establishing and maintaining corporate entities.

About Techstars:

Techstars helps entrepreneurs succeed. Through the Techstars Worldwide Entrepreneur Network, founders and their teams connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporate partners who will help their companies grow.  Techstars operates four divisions: Techstars Startup Programs, Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Programs, Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships, and the Techstars Venture Capital Fund. Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Program supercharges success and Techstars Startup Programs inspire, educate and connect entrepreneurs. Techstars Venture Capital Fund invests in the most innovative and disruptive Techstars companies to fuel their success. Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships helps brands create world-changing products and services. Techstars accelerator portfolio includes more than 1,500 companies with a market cap of $8.1 billion.

More information can be found here.

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