Job Postings

Dorsey & Whitney Associate Openings:

Dorsey is seeking a Corporate Associate to provide support to our Palo Alto Corporate Group. This position could be based in Denver, Minneapolis, Palo Alto, Salt Lake City or Seattle. The associate will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and venture capital transactions, financings and fund formation. Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking an Associate attorney with three to five years of experience in the intellectual property field to join the Trademark, Copyright and Brand Management department in our Denver office.

This Associate will work on trademark, copyright and related unfair competition and advertising and marketing issues, including trademark strategy, clearance, prosecution, and enforcement matters, domestic and internationally; opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; copyright strategy, analysis and filings; marketing and advertising clearance; URDP complaints and online enforcement and take down requests; of publicity issues; and assistance with due diligence in purchase, sale, and financing transactions that relate to intellectual property assets. The work will also include drafting intellectual property related agreements such as licenses and rights transfer agreements; handling digital content issues such as fair use; and providing litigation support in the trademark, copyright and advertising fields.

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National Conference of State Legislatures
JOB TITLE: Research Analyst I/ Research Analyst II
PROGRAM: Health Program
SALARY: $3,527 (RAI) / $3,634 (RAII)

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume highlighting skills and qualifications to: no later than Friday, May 24, 2019.  Please see link for further information.

Municipal Deputy Public Defender I

We appreciate your interest and are excited for the opportunity to build a strong team of Public Defenders for the City and County of Denver.

  • Represents defendants in municipal ordinance and traffic cases of increasing complexity and may participate on problem-solving court teams.
  • Provide legal representation, advice and consultation to defendants assigned to the Municipal Public Defender's Office.
  • Provides representation in all phases of litigation from arraignment, through plea negotiation to trial and appeals.  Provides representation at competency hearings.
  • Prepares pleadings and documents, motions, orders.
  • Performs legal research and writing of appeals.
  • Interviews defendants at court, in the office and in detention facilities and witnesses to gather information in preparation for trial.
  • Makes motions for continuances, constitutional issues, reduction of bail, and new trials.
  • Representation of clients in problem-solving courts and advocates for client at problem-solving team meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

While the full pay range of this Job Classification is $60,924 - $70,063, our target hiring salary for this position is between $60,924-$65,000, depending on education, experience and qualifications.

Our ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Experience within the Denver County Court System
  • Bilingual or multilingual
  • Experience working with indigent populations
  • Licensed in Colorado
Please see the link below for additional information:

Colorado Attorney General Jobs:

Assistant Attorney General Natural Resources > Resource Conservation Friday, May 3, 2019 - 2:15pm Monday, May 27, 2019 - 5:00pm $6,400.00 - $8,000.00
Assistant Attorney General State Services > Human Services Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 9:00am Monday, May 27, 2019 - 5:00pm $6,616.00 - $8,200.00
Assistant Attorney General (Western Slope) State Services > Higher Education Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 1:45pm Monday, June 3, 2019 - 5:00pm
Assistant Attorney General Business and Licensing > Financial/Health Services Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 3:45pm Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:45pm $6,400.00 - $8,000.00
First Assistant Attorney General (General Litigation Unit) Civil Litigation and Employment Law Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 2:00pm Monday, June 10, 2019 - 5:00pm $9,613.00 - $12,000.00

See for more information.  Check back frequently, as the COAG is adding postings on a rolling basis.

DU Law Career Consultant

This Career Consultant position will have a primary focus on Private Sector counseling, programming and employer outreach. Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Career Opportunities, the Career Consultant provides career consulting services and resources to assist law students and graduates in the areas of career development, effective job search strategies, networking, interviewing and cover letter / resume writing. The Career Consultant also plans and implements career-related programming, builds relationships with employers and works hard to help individual students and the law school as a whole obtain the best possible employment outcomes. The Career Consultant also helps the Assistant Dean to compile and report employment statistics on an as needed basis. Like all members of the CDO staff, the Career Consultant is expected to foster a diverse and inclusive environment in the CDO and the Sturm College of Law Community.

See for more information.

Although the posting says apply by May 3, the position will remain open until filled.

May 7 - May 21, 2019: Now Hiring - Judges

Have you considered being a Judge? Join local Judges and Nomination Commissioners as they answer your questions about the job, and offer tips and advice to navigate the nomination process. Free to attend and no signup required. Sponsored by the Colorado Judicial Branch.

A Brownbag Event Noon to 1PM held in corresponding county courthouses:

  • Grand Junction (Tuesday May 7th), location Jury Assembly
  • Pueblo (Monday May 13th), location 5th Floor Training Room
  • Colorado Springs (Monday May 20th), location Courthouse S102
  • Greeley (Tuesday May 21st), location Plaza West Jury Room

For more information, please click here.

4/23/2019: Legal Assistant - American Civil Liberty Union (ACLU) of Colorado

The ACLU of Colorado seeks to hire a full-time Legal Assistant. The Legal Assistant provides clerical and administrative support for the Legal Director and three Staff Attorneys on the wide variety of constitutional law and civil liberties issues that comprise the ACLU's docket. The Legal Assistant will join an enthusiastic group of individuals who are committed to their work and the organization. The position requires compassion, a sense of humor, and an ability to juggle multiple assignments with varying deadlines. The ACLU seeks candidates who demonstrate professionalism, superior organizational skills, careful attention to detail, and an ability to communicate well with co-workers, clients, prospective clients, and members of the public. Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining your interest in the ACLU, your relevant experience, and your personal connection, if any, to ACLU's mission, a resume, and references in an email (with "Legal Assistant" in the subject line) to No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, which will not be before May 6, 2019.

For more information, please click here.

4/23/2019: Staff Attorney - Migrant Division - Denver Office of Colorado Legal Services

Staff Attorney, Migrant Farmworker Division of  Colorado Legal Services.  Duties include federal and state litigation involving wage theft, human trafficking, immigration, and civil rights; administrative advocacy; summer outreach to labor camp workers; and working with community-based groups.  Experience working with low income communities; a demonstrated commitment to workers’ rights and social justice; excellent writing and communication skills preferred.  Spanish /English proficiency and regular travel in Colorado is required.  Preference given to applicants with prior litigation experience and admission to the Colorado Bar or eligible for reciprocal admission.  Salary commensurate with experience; benefit included.  Position open until filled.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, list of three references and one writing sample to  Amy Wood OcaƱa,  OEO

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.

For more information, please click here

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.

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