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.
Office of Public Guardianship Pilot Program
The Colorado Office of Public Guardianship (OPG) Pilot Program is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Director.
Compensation for this position ranges from $115,000 to $120,000.
Mission of the Office of Public Guardian Pilot Program:
The mission of the Office of Public Guardianship Pilot Program is to:
Provide guardianship services for indigent and incapacitated adults, within the targeted judicial district(s), when other
guardianship possibilities are exhausted. If Colorado adults lack willing and appropriate family or friends, resources to
compensate a private guardian, and access to public service organizations that offer guardianship, the OPG provides
guardianship services to secure the health and safety of these individuals while preserving their independence wherever
possible. Assess the need for and feasibility of a statewide office of public guardianship services and provide detailed
recommendations for action to the Colorado General Assembly.
For more information, please click here.
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.For more information, visit: https://recruiting.dorsey.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?Tag=dbf9b6bb-53d9-4aaa-bc0c-3655ecc91157
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.