Job Postings

Law students interested in public interest work are encouraged to apply for summer clerk positions with the American Civil Liberty Union (ACLU) of Colorado in Denver. Full-time and part-time externships for the spring and fall semesters are also available.

Applications for summer clerk positions are accepted on a rolling basis and will be reviewed until the internships are filled. Interested applicants for the summer clerk positions are encouraged to submit their applications no later than February 1, 2019, and supplement their application with fall semester grades when they become available. For more information, please click here.

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King & Greisen, a civil rights and employment law firm, is looking for an experienced litigator, minimum 5 years of experience with employment law knowledge. Need someone who is dedicated to "the cause" and willing to put nose to the grindstone, but can laugh at absurdity and doesn't take self too seriously. Prior public defender experience a plus. Resumes only please to gtaylor@kinggreisen.com.

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Assistant United States Attorney

Location: Durango

Application Period: 10/09/2018 - 10/30/2018

Salary: $61,218 - $160,122

Summary:

The District of Colorado is an energetic and progressive District comprised of three staffed offices: Denver, Durango and Grand Junction. The office values diversity and seeks to provide an inclusive, rewarding work environment for employees of all backgrounds.

Responsibilities

The U.S Attorney's Office is currently interviewing for an Assistant United States Attorney to serve in Durango, Colorado, as part of the Criminal Division. As an Assistant United States Attorney attorney will represent the United States in a wide variety of criminal cases primarily arising from the two Indian reservations.

For more information, please click here.

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Assistant United States Attorney, District of Colorado

Location: Denver

Application Period: 10/09/2018 – 10/302018

Salary: $66,577 - $164,100

Summary:

The District of Colorado is an energetic and progressive District comprised of three staffed offices: Denver, Durango and Grand Junction. The office values diversity and seeks to provide an inclusive, rewarding work environment for employees of all backgrounds.

Responsibilities

The District of Colorado is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) to serve in the Civil Division. The attorney will represent the United States and its agencies and employees in civil cases across a very broad variety of practice areas, and also will represent the federal government in civil investigations of potential violations of law. The attorney will have responsibility for handling all aspects of civil cases in court. The attorney must have a very strong ability to analyze complex legal and factual issues, write clearly and persuasively, posses a strong work ethic, exhibit good organizational skills, exercise fair and sound judgment, pay careful attention to facts and details, work well both independently and on a team, be ready and willing to volunteer to help other attorneys, be able to negotiate effectively with opposing counsel, handle matters in court persuasively on behalf of the United States of America, and be devoted to justice, excellence, and representing the public.


Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

For more information, please click here 

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10/2/18: American Constitution Society (ACS) Seeks Assistant Director of Chapters

ACS has an immediate opening for an Assistant Director of Chapters to help manage a growing national network of over 40 lawyer chapters and almost 200 law student chapters in cities across the country, and support the overall work of the Department of Network Advancement. The ideal candidate could be based in Washington, DC or could work remotely from a location other than Chicago, Houston, Knoxville, Los Angeles, or New York where ACS currently has chapters staff. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Assistant Director of Chapters will assist in:

  • Managing the existing network of ACS lawyer chapters across the country and strategic expansion of ACS lawyer chapters in new cities and states;
  • Managing and strengthening the existing network of ACS student chapters across the country;
  • Building a vibrant, diverse, active and cohesive network for members at all stages of their careers;
  • Facilitating programming for chapters;
  • Approving and handling funding for chapter events;
  • Implementing the division’s budget and strategic priorities;
  • Integrating chapter activities and chapter members into ACS’s various substantive initiatives;
  • Developing and planning signature events to raise money and to raise ACS’s profile and broaden its impact in key legal markets around the country;
  • Facilitating outreach to chapter members and outside organizations;
  • Working to ensure career-long engagement of recent law school graduates and law students with the ACS network;
  • Coordinating the participation of network members with ACS special projects and career opportunities; and
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time within the overall department.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

The ideal candidate will possess many of the following qualifications and personal attributes: 

·       Campaign or other organizing experience 

·       Would do anything for a networking opportunity (loves it, loves it, loves it!) 

·       Strong attention to detail  

·       Ability to absorb information about several moving parts 

·       Works equally well with millennials, law students, new and seasoned lawyers, scholars, judges and public officials 

·       Event planning experience 

·       Excellent writing skills 

·       Thrives in an outcome-driven work culture 

·       Performs well in a team environment, but can also consistently accomplish tasks independently 

·       Knowledge of current legal and public policy issues 

·       Some travel for meetings and events is required 

·       JD and 1+ years of post-law school experience 

·       Social media, HTML and Excel experience are a plus 

Salary will be commensurate with experience. ACS values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. ACS encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability and veteran status. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, & list of three references to jobs@acslaw.org.

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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 https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/aurora/jobs/2158608-0/deputy-city-attorney-client-group-manager   

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:  https://colorado.avature.net/jobs/JobDetail?jobId=12370

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:

http://careers.michaelbest.com/viSelfApply/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?Tag=20e12645-d3e5-45a2-86fc-e191391eb718

 

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.

 


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