Job Postings

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Judicial Districts and Court of Appeals Openings

There are judicial openings for the 4th and 13th Judicial Districts and the Court of Appeals.  The deadline to apply to is late September/October.  Please see the below forms for job descriptions and application instructions for each individual position. 

JD13 - Dolezal vacancy FINAL 082121.pdf

JD04 - Evig vacancy FINAL 083121.PDF

COA - Bernard vacancy FINAL 090221.PDF

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Lewis Brisbois - Employment Associate

Description: Our Denver office seeks a mid- or senior-level associate with four to seven years of experience to join our dynamic employment group. Our employment group represents local, national, and international clients in all types of employment disputes throughout the United States, especially in discrimination, wage and hour, class actions, trade secrets, and employee and executive mobility matters. Associates in the employment group work closely alongside attorneys, staff, and management who take pride in their work and value the positive and creative culture of their firm, while gaining advanced employment experience, trial skills, and mentorship in building a successful practice. This is an excellent opportunity for career development in a national law firm with a collegial environment where community and professional engagement is highly encouraged. 

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have drafted and argued dispositive and discovery motions and significant deposition, e-discovery, and case-management experience. Superior academic credentials and writing and communications skills are required. Trial and evidentiary hearing experience is a plus, as is knowledge of labor and employment law, completion of a judicial clerkship after law school, and a strong interest in pursuing leadership opportunities outside and inside of the firm. 

Salary Range: $135,000-$155,000 An incentive bonus may be available, based on performance; benefits include medical, dental, vision, long-term disability and 401K.

Contact: Applicants should submit their resume to DENRecruiter@lewisbrisbois.com

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City of Boulder City Attorney

The City Attorney is the chief legal counsel for the City of Boulder and serves as the primary legal advisor to the City. This position provides an outstanding opportunity to address a broad variety of complex legal challenges, work closely with elected officials to carry out Council priorities, partner with city leadership, and lead a team of dedicated professionals in service to the Boulder community. This exciting opportunity will allow the successful candidate to provide guidance on cutting-edge topics, including Boulder’s unique land-use policies, pioneering climate action initiatives, complex housing affordability strategies, and public safety reform efforts, to name just a few.

Reporting to the City Council, the City Attorney provides sound legal advice to the Council on significant policy, project, litigation, potential conflicts of interest, and financial matters. The City Attorney attends all City Council meetings and drafts or reviews ordinances, orders, and resolutions issued by the City. The City Attorney engages as a member of the City’s Leadership Team and actively participates in strategic, city-wide discussions. The City Attorney routinely advises city departments on appropriate action for a variety of legal issues, particularly those involving city-wide policies or politically sensitive issues. 

The City Attorney leads the City Attorney’s Office through three divisions: Administration, Consultation and Advisory, and Prosecution and Civil Litigation. With a budget of $3.5M, the City Attorney is responsible for hiring, directing, managing, and evaluating a high performing and diverse staff of 15 attorneys and eight paralegals, as well as outside counsel, dedicated to delivering high-quality legal services in a responsive, proactive, creative, equitable, and timely manner. 

Apply here: https://bit.ly/2Vjg5ri

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Kutak Rock LLP, a national law firm, seeks a full-time attorney with 4-10 years’ experience in commercial real estate transactions and/or real estate finance to join its Denver, Colorado office. The ideal candidate will have background in drafting commercial real estate transaction documents including purchase and sale agreements, lease agreements and other related documents, as well as reviewing and managing real estate-related due diligence. Compensation for this position will be commensurate with experience. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and transcript for consideration for this position.

 

https://kutakrock.submittable.com/submit/201402/real-estate-attorney-denver-colorado-den0811

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Ballard Spahr Denver Postings

Public Finance Associate | Denver

Link:https://selfapply.ballardspahr.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=1&FilterJobCategoryID=4&FilterJobID=589

Position Description: Our Denver office seeks to hire an associate with 2-4 years of experience to join our industry-leading public finance practice. We represent a wide variety of institutional clients nationwide, including banks, real estate lenders, underwriters, major non-profits and developers, as well as state and local governmental issuers. Qualified candidates will have strong transaction background with excellent writing ability, experience working on complex, multi-party transactions, and an interest in public finance. Experience with public finance transactions and securities laws is strongly preferred. General real estate or corporate law practitioners will also be considered. This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth in a collegial environment of a national law firm. Active bar in CO is preferred. 

Real Estate Associate | Denver

Link: https://selfapply.ballardspahr.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=1&FilterJobCategoryID=4&FilterJobID=595

Position Description: Our Denver office is seeking an associate at least 3 years of experience to join our nationally recognized Real Estate Department.  Qualified candidates will have distinguished academic credentials, excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and general real estate experience, including sales and acquisitions, development, and leasing.  This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth in a collegial environment in one of the top-rated real estate practices in the country. Active bar in CO is preferred.

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Kutak Rock LLP's Denver office is seeking a corporate associate attorney for its Tax Credit Financing Group.  Ideally, the candidate would have a LL.M. (or Masters in Taxation) and have 2 – 4 years of law firm general business and tax experience. Working knowledge of tax credit financing transactions is preferred, but is not a requirement.

 

https://kutakrock.submittable.com/submit/201152/corporate-associate-tax-credits-den0809-denver-colorado

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National Conference of State Legislatures

JOB TITLE:                          Policy Analyst

PROGRAM:                          Employment, Labor & Retirement Program

LOCATION:                          Denver, CO

SALARY:                               $3,706  p/month

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

This policy analyst position will work in NCSL’s Employment, Labor and Retirement Program in the Denver office. This position includes research, analysis and writing as well as assistance with meeting planning related to employment and labor issues. Primary duties will include collecting and monitoring data on legislative actions; responding to research requests; maintaining and updating webpages; contributing to written publications and providing logistical support for meeting, conferences and other meetings.

The policy analyst will work under the direction of the program director and in collaboration with other Employment, Labor & Retirement program members. The policy analyst may also have responsibility for independent research projects, databases and web resources. All major work products will be reviewed by senior professionals or project manager. Travel several times a year will be expected. 

Apply here: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/NAT1060NATS/JobBoard/2a60216b-c3d4-44bc-8412-88e21e324b41/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=a4c4b24e-a59d-4f46-b212-7db97c9797c0&sourceId=49a2f94f-c052-47e6-84a1-a9fb721c41b9

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National Conference of State Legislatures

JOB TITLE:                            Policy Associate         

PROGRAM:                           Employment, Labor & Retirement Program

LOCATION:                           Denver, CO

SALARY:                                $4,283  p/month

STATUS:                                Full-time

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

NCSL’s Employment, Labor & Retirement Program seeks a policy associate to join this fun, nonpartisan, and flexible, Denver-based team. The ideal candidate will have some knowledge of employment, labor and/or workforce issues and familiarity with the state legislative branch and political processes. Most importantly, this candidate will be curious and excited to deepen their knowledge in these policy areas and assist state legislators and legislative staff across the country.  

As a policy associate, you will preform legislative research, analysis and writing, working collaboratively with colleagues on some projects and independently on others. In addition, you may be asked to help organize and plan meetings, perform outreach to legislators and staff, and prepare concise, accurate and nonpartisan responses to legislative research requests.   

This position will report to an Associate Director in the Employment, Labor & Retirement Program, and have the opportunity to work with multiple colleagues on tasks or projects.

Apply here: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/NAT1060NATS/JobBoard/2a60216b-c3d4-44bc-8412-88e21e324b41/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=60af513e-bd75-4d9b-b017-9b1ada458411&sourceId=49a2f94f-c052-47e6-84a1-a9fb721c41b9

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Colorado Dept. of Law

Temporary Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Unit – Consumer Protection Section, Colorado Department of Law

The Consumer Protection Section, Antitrust Unit is seeking an experienced attorney to join a hardworking and creative team of professionals as a Temporary Assistant Attorney General. This is a great opportunity for attorneys who are passionate about antitrust law or those interested in working on challenging matters in a range of industries. The Antitrust Unit investigates and enforces violations of the Colorado Antitrust Act, the Colorado Consumer Protection Act, and federal antitrust laws. In addition to joining an energetic team, this is a unique opportunity to work for a nationally-recognized leader in antitrust and consumer protection law—Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser.  The attorney also will support the Antitrust Unit in its current docket of complex litigation pending in federal court. Responsibilities may include directing and assisting with discovery efforts, such as document review, preparation for depositions and other pre-trial activities, researching legal issues, and clearly communicating with other lawyers on the team, including from other state attorneys general offices. This is a great opportunity for an attorney in transition - either looking to relocate to Colorado or who is looking to be involved temporarily in high-level, multistate work with a great team. The attorney in this position could begin working remotely with the expectation of being located in Denver by the end of 2021. We are looking for attorneys with complex litigation experience who are self-driven and motivated applicants and who enjoy collaborating with their colleagues to achieve the best results for Colorado consumers.

Full Job Posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3168429/temporary-assistant-attorney-general-antitrust-unit

Deadline: 8/18/2021

Salary: $39.23 - $49.04 Hourly

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Entry Assistant City Attorney - City of Denver - City Attorney's Office - DEN Legal at Denver International Airport

The DEN Legal section of the Denver (Colorado) City Attorney’s Office is currently recruiting an Entry Assistant City Attorney at Denver International Airport.  Please see the link below for more information about this position and how to apply, and please note the deadline to apply is Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 11:59pm (MDT).

https://denver.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCD-denver-denvergov-CSC_Jobs-Civil_service_jobs-Police_Jobs-Fire_Jobs/job/Denver-International-Airport/Entry-Assistant-City-Attorney---Denver-International-Airport_R0037402

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Job Title: Associate or Staff Attorney
*Title will be determined based on years of experience at the date of hire as detailed in the qualifications section.

Department: Program/ELP

Location: Oakland, CA

Reports To: Managing Attorney

Supervises: None

Context: At the Sierra Club, we are committed to the fight for a healthy climate built on a foundation of environmental, racial, economic, and gender justice – a future where all people benefit from a healthy, thriving planet and a direct connection to nature. As the climate crisis and deeply entrenched systemic racism all fuel inequity, we will continue to fight for a bold, transformational agenda that recognizes the interconnectedness between our planet, our humanity, and our democracy. By recognizing that our destinies are tied, we continue to name that all things are fundamentally connected, and the overlap between ecology, race, gender, and representative government will move to either advance our collective humanity or to oppress it.

Apply Here: https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SIERRACLUB&cws=39&rid=1778

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Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell, a boutique law firm with a national practice devoted exclusively to infrastructure, environmental, land use, real estate development, conservation, energy, and transportation law is seeking an associate attorney with experience and interest in clean energy regulation, project development, contracting, electric vehicles and clean transportation, and/or energy-related litigation. In this role, you will be a key member of our energy and environmental practices, as well as supporting related transportation, climate change, infrastructure, Native American, project delivery, and real estate matters as needed.

We are a collegial and collaborative firm devoted to providing the highest quality legal services to our clients. The Firm has offices in Denver, Washington, DC, New York City, San Francisco, and Boston. For application information and a complete job description: https://bit.ly/3ih7XQB

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Job Title: Associate or Staff Attorney
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 Title will be determined based on years of experience at the date of hire as detailed in the qualifications section.

Department: Program/ELP

Location: Washington, DC

Reports To: Managing Attorney

Supervises: None

Context: At the Sierra Club, we are committed to the fight for a healthy climate built on a foundation of environmental, racial, economic, and gender justice – a future where all people benefit from a healthy, thriving planet and a direct connection to nature. As the climate crisis and deeply entrenched systemic racism all fuel inequity, we will continue to fight for a bold, transformational agenda that recognizes the interconnectedness between our planet, our humanity, and our democracy. By recognizing that our destinies are tied, we continue to name that all things are fundamentally connected, and the overlap between ecology, race, gender, and representative government will move to either advance our collective humanity or to oppress it. 

Apply here: https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SIERRACLUB&cws=39&rid=1780

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Kutak Rock LLP

Kutak Rock LLP's Denver office is seeking a corporate associate attorney to provide support to our corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions practice. The attorney will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of transactions for emerging companies, mergers and acquisitions, corporate formation and governance, and equity financings. The successful candidate will join Kutak Rock’s well-established Denver corporate working group, work closely with senior partners, and have the opportunity to assume significant deal responsibility.

https://kutakrock.submittable.com/submit/200357/corporate-associate-den0729-denver-colorado

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Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Construction & Development Associate (#655)

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking a transactional construction and development law Associate with three to seven years of experience to join our Construction & Design Practice Group in our Denver or Salt Lake City offices. Our projects include a wide variety legal work, including:

·         ·         Energy projects, including wind, solar, hydroelectric, and natural gas facilities

·         ·         Agricultural, food processing, and industrial facilities

·         ·         Mining and natural resource facilities

·         ·         Athletic stadiums and facilities

·         ·         General commercial construction

How to Apply

Dorsey accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5149.

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JOB OPENING: WRA Policy Advisor, Equity and Inclusion

Western Resource Advocates (WRA) is seeking an influential and process-oriented advocate to join our Strategy and Equity team as a Policy Advisor, Equity and Inclusion. The Policy Advisor will play a significant role to ensure that conservation objectives equitably reach communities in the Intermountain West, particularly those communities that have been disproportionally impacted by pollution and the climate crisis. Advancing diversity, equity and inclusion is central to Western Resource Advocates’ three-year strategic plan. The policies in which WRA advocates for must not perpetuate inequities in environmental policy, and should serve as an important vehicle for advancing equity in conservation. The Policy Advisor will report to the Vice President for Strategy and Equity, and is responsible for contributing to advancing equity within WRA’s policy, advocacy and partnership practices. This position provides an opportunity to make critical contributions to equitable conservation policy as a key advisor to organizational leadership and policy teams.

Salary range for this position is $60,000-$80,000 annually, plus an excellent benefits package.

Learn more here: https://bit.ly/WRAPolicyAdvisorEquityInclusion

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Assistant Attorney General – Colorado State Land Board – Parks & Wildlife Land Unit – Natural Resources & Environment Section

The Parks Wildlife and Trust Lands Unit of the Natural Resources Section is seeking an experienced attorney to join the legal team representing the Colorado State Land Board.  The Land Board is unique among state agencies, created by the state constitution but acting in many ways more like a business than a public agency. The Land Board generates revenue from trust lands primarily from oil and gas development, grazing, renewable energy, recreation, and commercial uses. This position offers an attorney the opportunity to practice in unique areas of law and engage with a wide variety of interesting and complex legal issues alongside the Land Board’s expert professional staff.  We are particularly interested in attorneys who have experience representing business entities and who have an interest in grappling with nuanced, cutting edge legal issues. Our goal is to add someone to our team who is eager to learn, excited about representing the Land Board, enthusiastic about continued professional growth, and committed to the Land Board’s mission. In addition, the strongest candidates will have the following skills and attributes: experience practicing in oil and gas, renewable energy, or commercial real estate law (ideally, more than one of these); excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills; confidence and the ability to work well one-on-one with clients and establish credibility with clients; eagerness and a demonstrated ability to learn new areas of law quickly; a  willingness to travel throughout the state; a commitment to working in a place that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion; a desire to work collaboratively as a member of a team.

Salary: $6800-$8500

Deadline: 8/9/2021

Job posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3165859/assistant-attorney-general-colorado-state-land-board

National Conference of State Legislatures

Job Title:  Sr Policy Specialist  - Housing and Economic Mobility

Program: Children and Families

Location:  Denver

Application deadline: Wednesday, July 21, 2021 by 5pm MST

Direct link to apply: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/NAT1060NATS/JobBoard/2a60216b-c3d4-44bc-8412-8e21e324b41/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=e51d5858-1ad2-4c59-9003-a5616d75f605&sourceId=49a2f94f-c052-47e6-84a1-a9fb721c41b9

Job Title:  Sr Policy Specialist – Child Welfare

Program: Children and Families

Location:  Denver

Application deadline: Wednesday, July 21, 2021 by 5pm MST

Direct link to apply: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/NAT1060NATS/JobBoard/2a60216b-c3d4-44bc-8412-8e21e324b41/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=16bfa103-416f-4ff3-bcbc-36842feac867&sourceId=49a2f94f-c052-47e6-84a1-a9fb721c41b9

Attorney – Professional Liability, Commercial Litigation & Insurance Bad Faith (3+yrs)

Description: Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, a national law firm, has immediate needs for attorneys in its Denver office.  The ideal candidates will possess 3 years or more of experience in professional liability, commercial litigation, or first party bad faith/coverage.  Candidates should have experience with litigation involving insurance agents/brokers, insurance companies, financial professionals, attorneys, businesses, and business owners.  The positions involve engagement in complex litigation and an opportunity for professional development, and may be eligible for part-time work or a reduced-hours schedule.  Candidates must be self-starters who are able to manage their time between several matters while producing consistently good work product.  Candidates must have strong academic credentials, proven skills in writing, research and litigation experience.

Colorado Bar licensure is required.  For consideration, please email your resume and writing sample to taustin@grsm.com.

Attorney – Health Care Defense and Professional Liability (3+ yrs)

Description: Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, a national law firm, has immediate need for an attorney in its Denver office to join its Health Care and Professional Liability Defense team.  The ideal candidate will possess three years or more of experience in litigation.  Experience in health care defense and professional liability defense is preferred.  This position involves representing and advising a variety of health care facilities and health care professionals including general and specialty hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, assisted living facilities, continuing care retirement communities, acute psychiatric hospitals, residential behavioral health facilities, and other health care providers. The position involves engagement in complex litigation which includes malpractice, elder abuse, contract, class action, fraud, compliance, reimbursement, False Claims Act, and HIPAA matters. There is also opportunity for professional development.  Candidates must be self-starters who are able to manage their time between several matters while producing good work product consistently.  Candidates must have strong academic credentials, proven skills in writing, research and litigation experience.

Colorado Bar licensure is required.  For consideration, please email your resume and writing sample to taustin@grsm.com.

Corporate Associate (#641)

Dorsey is seeking an experienced Corporate Attorney to provide support to our Northern California Emerging Companies Practice. This position could be based in Palo Alto, Denver, Minneapolis, Missoula, Salt Lake City, or Seattle. The attorney will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of transactions for emerging companies, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and venture capital financings. Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment, competitive salary, excellent benefits, and flexible work arrangements.

Apply here: http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs

Second Judicial District announces District Court vacancy

               The Second Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet at the Denver City and County Building (1437 Bannock, Street, Denver, CO 80202) to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of district judge for the Second Judicial District (Denver County). The vacancy will be created by the retirement of the Hon. Lisa Teesch-Maguire. The vacancy will occur on Oct. 15, 2021.

               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 $178,452. 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 William W. Hood, III, 2 E. 14th Ave., Denver, CO 80203; and the office of the court executive, Jennifer Jantz. 1437 Bannock Street, Room 265, Denver, CO 80202. Applications also are available 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. on Aug. 12, 2021. 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 (deadline).

Ninth Judicial District announces Pitkin County Court vacancy

               The Ninth Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet at the Pitkin County Courthouse (506 E. Main, Aspen, CO 81611), on Aug. 31, 2021, to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of county judge for Pitkin County. The vacancy will be created by the retirement of the Honorable Erin Fernandez-Ely. The vacancy will occur on Oct. 31, 2021.

               To be eligible, the applicant must be a qualified elector of Pitkin 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. The annual salary for this position is $93,931, and it is a 55 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 Street, Suite 104, 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. on Aug. 11, 2021. 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. on Aug. 4, 2021.

Associate Attorney position at The Wilderness Society

The Associate Attorney will support The Wilderness Society’s (TWS’s) critical conservation priorities related to the climate crisis, public lands protection, and community-led conservation. The Associate Attorney will serve as an integral member of the Legal Team in the Conservation Program, assisting in administrative record building, government agency decision-making processes, policy interpretation and advocacy, and managing litigation from an in-house counsel role by conducting research, supporting case management, and providing legal expertise to various campaigns and cross-functional teams. This position offers valuable mentoring and growth opportunities at a leading public lands conservation organization.

This position plays an important role in supporting an inclusive organizational culture that is grounded in trust and accountability to shared goals and outcomes. TWS has made diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic priorities for the organization, and the Associate Attorney will integrate these priorities throughout our legal work. Across our team, we aspire to be campaign oriented, nimble, collaborative, innovative, transparent, and supportive of staff – our greatest asset.

The Wilderness Society (TWS) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places. We believe public lands belong to and should benefit all of us. We strive to ensure our organization and work embodies the cultures and perspectives of people and communities across our nation and connects and inspires people to care about the outdoors.

Apply here: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=2a2cd446-3b6b-45ff-90d7-579775843522&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=419435&source=CC2&lang=en_US

Eighth Judicial District announces District Court vacancy

             The Eighth Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet at the Larimer County Justice Center in Fort Collins on Aug. 27, 2021, to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of district judge for the Eighth Judicial District (Jackson and Larimer counties). The vacancy will be created by the retirement of the Honorable Julie Kunce Field. The vacancy will occur on Oct. 8, 2021.

              To be eligible, the applicant must be a qualified elector of the Eighth 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 $178,452. The initial term of office of a district judge is a provisional term of two years; thereafter, the incumbent district judge, if approved 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 Richard L. Gabriel, 2 E. 14th Ave., Denver, CO 80203; and the office of the court executive, Kristin Sheeran, 201 La Porte Ave., Ste. 100, Fort Collins, CO 80521. 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. Aug. 4, 2021. 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. July 28, 2021.

Boulder County Attorney’s Office-Job Posting

Join the friendly and team-oriented Boulder County Attorney's Office as an Assistant County Attorney II!  We are looking for an attorney whose primary responsibility will be a child protection caseload, which means representing the State of Colorado and the Boulder County Department of Human Services (HHS) in dependency and neglect cases for families in crisis. The position requires a successful candidate to be able to handle frequent trials, contested hearings, and routine court hearings as well as write legal briefs and address discovery matters. In addition to child protection, and depending on the needs of the office and the experience and interests of the attorney hired, other components of the position may include one or more of the following: adult protection (establishing guardianships for at-risk adults), delinquency (legal work related to the placement of juveniles in the criminal justice system), and responding to subpoenas.

Work hours are Monday - Friday and will be determined by need but generally fall between 7:30am - 5:30pm.  This position will work at the Justice Center in Boulder, CO.  Under FLSA guidelines this position is exempt.   Boulder County requires its employees to reside in the state of Colorado as of the first day of work.

Hiring Salary Range:  $82,740.00 - $119,124.00 Annually

Classification Salary Range:  $82,740.00 - $119,124.00 Annually

Application: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/boulder/jobs/3152381/assistant-county-attorney?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Assistant Attorney General - Human Services Unit - State Services section
The Human Services Unit within the State Services section is seeking an attorney to join its dynamic and collaborative legal team. The Unit advises the Colorado Department of Human Services and its various offices, including: the Office of Behavioral Health, the Office of Adult, Aging and Disability Services, the Office of Early Childhood, the Office of Economic Security, the Office of Children, Youth and Families, the Office of Community Partnerships, and the Office of Administrative Solutions. The Unit offers the opportunity to practice in several challenging areas of law that frequently present novel legal questions. Statutes and regulations governing the Department of Human Services have a substantial impact on some of Colorado’s most vulnerable citizens. The Human Services unit is seeking experienced, confident, and adaptable attorneys who are passionate about public service and want to be a part of a collaborative and supportive team. Ideal candidates to join our Unit will have enough experience with litigation that they can jump in and manage their own caseload; be able to assess problems, evaluate and determine solutions, and effectively communicate those findings; and have comfort representing clients in hearings.

Salary: $6550-$8200/month

Deadline: 7/19/2021

Link to Full Job Posting:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3060259/assistant-attorney-general-human-services

Assistant Attorney General – Health Care Unit – State Services Section
The Health Care unit within the State Services section is seeking an attorney with a background or strong interest in health care and public health law to join their team. This position serves as both litigation and general counsel for its state agency clients. This is an exciting role for an attorney who is eager to handle complex and high-profile litigation, and to be on the forefront of state and national public health policy trends and legal developments. We are a close-knit team and are looking for litigators with a diversity of backgrounds who are excited to work collaboratively and bring different perspectives to our team. The strongest candidates will have the ability to drive and handle complex litigation; have exceptional research and writing skills; and have a public health, health care financing, regulatory compliance, and/or administrative law background. Further, this position handles cases that involve complex rate setting and reimbursement methodologies. If you have financial reporting experience, and/or experience with trust and estate and probate law, please indicate this in your cover letter as these are valuable skills for our team.

Deadline: 7/26/20221

Salary: $6550-$8200/month

Link to Full Job Posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3148604/assistant-attorney-general-health-care

Colorado Judicial Branch opens application process for Eviction Legal Defense Fund grants

$1.55 million in grants available in Fiscal Year 2022

DENVER – The Colorado Judicial Branch announced today it has opened the application process for Fiscal Year 2022 grants from the Eviction Legal Defense Fund, which funds programs that provide civil legal assistance to help indigent persons who are experiencing an eviction or are at immediate risk of an eviction. The application form is now available here. Applications must be received by the State Court Administrator’s Office by 5 p.m. Thursday, July 15, 2021, to be considered for a grant.

The program was established by the General Assembly in 2019 to help indigent persons experiencing an eviction or at risk of an eviction obtain legal services at no cost to them. To be eligible, organizations must be non-profit and currently serving the legal needs of indigent persons at risk for or experiencing an eviction. Successful organizations must be prepared to provide full legal services, including but not limited to providing legal representation to indigent tenants in any forcible entry and detainer proceeding or action for monetary damages or other lease violation, legal assistance prior to the filing of an eviction, or any other judicial actions in which legal representation is necessary to protect the interests of an indigent tenant. Additional information regarding the fund and qualifications for organizations receiving grants may be found in section 13-40-127 of the Colorado Revised Statutes.

Grants will be awarded based on a formula which considers factors including number of clients served in the past year and the location of service. For Fiscal Year 2022, $1.55 million is available for grants used for the purposes discussed above, subject to revision if additional funding becomes available.

Applications must be submitted via email by the 5 p.m. Thursday, July 15, 2021 deadline. Applications and questions must be directed to EvictionLegalDefenseFund@judicial.state.co.us.

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Colorado Judicial Branch opens application process for Family Violence Justice Fund Grants $2.1 million in grants available in Fiscal Year 2022                                                                                                                                             

DENVER – The Colorado Judicial Branch announced today it has opened the application process for Fiscal Year 2022 grants from the Family Violence Justice Fund, which funds programs that provide civil legal services to indigent Coloradans who are victims of domestic violence.  The Application form is now available here.  Applications must be received by the State Court Administrator’s Office by 5 p.m. Friday, July 30, 2021, to be considered for a grant.

The program was established by the General Assembly in 1999 to help indigent victims of family violence obtain legal services at no cost to them.  To be eligible, organizations must be non-profit and currently serving the legal needs of indigent victims of family violence.  Successful organizations must be prepared to provide full legal services, including but not limited to assistance with divorce, child custody, child support and other related civil matters.  Additional information regarding the fund and qualifications for organizations receiving grants may be found in section 14-4-107 of the Colorado Revised Statutes.

          Grants will be awarded based on a formula which considers factors including past participation in the program. For Fiscal Year 2022, $2.1 million is available for grants, subject to revision if additional funding becomes available.

Applications must be submitted via email by the 5 p.m. Friday, July 30, 2021 deadline. Applications and questions must be directed to FamilyViolenceJusticeFund@judicial.state.co.us.

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Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Appeals Section – Colorado Attorney General’s Office – Department of Law

The Criminal Appeals Section is Colorado’s prosecutorial authority at the appellate level of the criminal justice system.  Our primary function is to serve the people of Colorado, as well as the interests of justice, by ethically and efficiently defending felony convictions before the Colorado Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.   We do this by writing answer briefs and orally arguing cases, which range from relatively minor postconviction issues to complex white-collar crime, homicides, child abuse, and sexual assaults. Each attorney is individually responsible for reading the record, conducting legal research on all of the defendant’s claims, and crafting responsive arguments to explain why a conviction or sentence should be affirmed. In addition to writing answer briefs and conducting oral argument, our attorneys often provide support to other sections in the office through moot court sessions, legislative review, and legal editing. Qualified applicants must be licensed to practice law in Colorado or be clearly eligible to waive into the Colorado Bar. The ideal candidate for this position must have exceptional writing and researching abilities; strong oral communication skills; and a high level of emotional intelligence.  In addition, we are looking for a candidate with at least one year of experience as a practicing attorney.  This includes fellowship or clerkship experience.  Candidates without one year of experience may be considered if their application demonstrates a strong background in research and writing.

Deadline: June 30, 2021

Salary: $6,800.00 - $8,500.00 Monthly

Link to Full Job Posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3119922/assistant-attorney-general-criminal-appeals

Assistant Attorney General – Financial Fraud Unit – Criminal Justice Section – Colorado Attorney General’s Office – Department of Law

The Financial Fraud Unit is a criminal prosecution unit that is statutorily authorized to seek out and prosecute certain financial crimes. This criminal prosecutor will work in a specialized unit with other prosecutors, criminal investigators, and paralegals who are dedicated exclusively to the investigation and prosecution of fraud.  The attorney will work directly with law enforcement, as well as regulatory and private entities throughout the state to bring about criminal investigations and prosecutions.  The attorney will review referrals, assist with investigation of allegations of insurance fraud, and ultimately make charging decisions. We would be excited to have someone on our team that has strong leadership and collaborative skills, has the ability to lead teams on complex cases, and who would be excited present cases before the statewide grand jury. Qualified applicants must be licensed to practice law in Colorado or be clearly eligible to waive into the Colorado Bar. The ideal candidate for this position will have strong prosecution experience and be a collaborative team member. We have a multi-disciplinary team that works closely together and who rely on one another, so an ability and eagerness to work with others is incredibly important to us. While not required, given the nature of our work our preference is for someone with at least two years of criminal prosecution experience who has independently conducted multiple jury trials as first chair. We are also looking for strong researchers and writers, and individuals who can communicate confidently and effectively with clients and team members.

Deadline: June 30, 2021

Salary: $6,800.00 - $8,500.00 Monthly

Link to full job posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3119868/assistant-attorney-general-financial-fraud

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Dorsey & Whitney LLP Job Posting Opportunity

Denver Corporate Associate (#636)

Dorsey has an opening for an experienced transactional Associate attorney to join our Corporate group in Denver. In this role you will have an opportunity to work on a wide variety of corporate transactions, providing support to our Capital Markets & Corporate Compliance, Emerging Companies, and Mergers & Acquisitions practice groups. 

Qualified candidates will have:

- A J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school

- Three to five years of corporate law experience, including capital markets, securities and/or emerging growth matters

- Colorado bar admission

- Excellent analytical and writing skills

- Excellent verbal communication

- Strong academic performance

How to Apply

Dorsey accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5149.

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CITY ATTORNEY

City of Thornton, Colorado

Salary: Approximately $200,000+

Located in the northeast quadrant of the Denver metropolitan area, the city of Thornton is Colorado’s sixth largest city and home to a diverse and growing population of 146,000 residents. The City is only 10 minutes from downtown Denver, 35 minutes from Denver International Airport and less than 2 hours from the Breckenridge and Vail ski areas. The community’s location provides an ideal environment for a wide range of businesses to thrive, and the community’s natural setting of ridgelines, wildlife, waterways, rolling hills, and undeveloped land provide Thornton residents with amenities and an abundance of recreational opportunities that contribute to a unique and excellent quality of life.

Operating on a 2021 budget of $2,735,236 with 19 FTEs, the City of Thornton’s City Attorney's Office serves as legal counsel for the City, providing legal service to the City Council, the City Manager, all departments of the City, and all boards and commissions. The City Attorney’s Office consists of the City Attorney, a Deputy City Attorney, a Senior Assistant City Attorney, 9 Assistant City Attorney I/II’s, a Law Office Administrator, a Senior Legal Administrative Assistant, a Legal Administrative Assistant, and 4 Paralegals. The attorneys represent the City in litigation in state and federal courts and before local and state administrative agencies and protect the City's water rights in water court.

The City Attorney is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the City Council on a contractual basis with the terms of employment outlined in the contract, the Charter, and the City Code. As the chief legal advisor for the City, the City Attorney provides a wide range of legal services to City Council, City boards and commissions and City departments.

A Juris Doctorate from a nationally accredited law school, and ten (10) years of experience in the active practice of law is required. Candidates should be a current member in good standing of the Colorado State Bar or be able to gain prompt admission to the Colorado State Bar. The ideal candidate will have extensive municipal law experience, will have a thorough understanding of the constitutional provisions regarding Home Rule, a broad spectrum of experience in municipal law, knowledge of water law, and an in-depth understanding of current issues confronting cities. While Colorado experience is preferred in the above areas, experienced City Attorneys, Assistant City Attorneys and/or other senior level public and private attorneys with municipal experience from anywhere in the United States are strongly encouraged to apply. Any equivalent combinations of education and experience that allow a candidate to perform the duties of the position may be considered.

The City of Thornton offers employees an outstanding benefit package. Benefits offered include health, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending plan, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, multilingual incentive pay, recreation pass, wellness program, in-house training opportunities, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program. 


For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at 
https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Thornton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: June 27, 2021 (open until filled).

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Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell

Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell, a boutique law firm with a national practice devoted exclusively to infrastructure, environmental, land use, real estate development, conservation, energy, and transportation law offers a unique opportunity for a mid-level or senior associate attorney with experience and interest in infrastructure project finance, procurement, and delivery, especially through design-build, public-private partnership (P3), and other forms of alternative and innovative contracting models. In this role, you will be a key member of our Major Project, P3, and Alternative Delivery practice, as well as supporting related airport, rail/transit, highways, social infrastructure, real estate/land use, energy, and tribal matters as needed. 

We are a collegial and collaborative firm devoted to providing the highest quality legal services to our clients. The Firm has offices in Denver, Washington, DC, New York City, San Francisco, and Boston. For application information and a complete job description, see our website at: http://bit.ly/KKRCareers

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Two new positions at the Department of Law

Assistant Attorney General – Public Officials Unit – State Services Section

The Public Officials Unit is seeking an attorney to join its collaborative legal team. The Unit offers the opportunity to practice in diverse, high-profile legal matters in a fast-paced environment where you can grow your litigation, appellate, and general counsel skills. In this role, you will represent statewide elected and appointed officials, as well as several state agencies, in complex civil cases that frequently involve public policy matters of statewide or national importance. This position provides meaningful opportunities  to take cases to trial, brief and argue appeals, and be a problem-solver. If you are looking to join a team where you will be challenged to find the best legal strategies and solutions and perform work that impacts the State of Colorado, this position is for you! We are interested in candidates who are excited about our work and whose diverse experiences and background would add value to the department, the unit, and our clients. While we are interested experienced practitioners, we also welcome applications from more junior-level candidates who have strong academic backgrounds and rigorous and substantive legal training, including clerkships and fellowships.

Salary: $6500-$8200/monthly

Deadline: 5/28/2021

Full Job Posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3084545/assistant-attorney-general-public-officials

 

Assistant Attorney General – PUC – State Services Section

The State Services Section is seeking an attorney to join the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) team.   The Unit counsels the Commissioners of the Public Utilities Commission regarding highly complex legal issues in the areas of transportation, rail safety, telecommunications, gas, electric, steam, gas pipeline safety, and water utility issues, including implementation of some of the nation’s most cutting-edge renewable energy matters.   The PUC Unit is responsible for reviewing testimony and evidence in evidentiary hearings before the PUC; conducting cross-examination of witnesses on behalf of the Commissioners and advisors; reviewing and analyzing written pleadings, motions, and petitions in matters before the PUC; analyzing and drafting proposed rules; and drafting Commission orders.  The Unit closely works with Commissioners’ technical advisors and provides general counsel to PUC.  The Unit handles all litigation of the PUC in appeals of its orders to state and federal district and appellate courts, as well as matters of PUC interest at the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. We are interested in candidates who are excited about our work and whose diverse experiences and background would add value to the department, the unit, and our clients. While we are interested experienced practitioners, we also welcome applications from more junior-level candidates who have strong academic backgrounds and rigorous and substantive legal training, including clerkships and fellowships.

Salary: $6500 - $8200/month

Deadline: 6/1/2021

Full Job Posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3086565-0/assistant-attorney-general-puc-state-services

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Attorney position with City of Boulder

The Boulder City Attorney’s Office is looking to hire a mid-level attorney to focus on land use, real property, open records, and civil litigation functions. For more information and to apply, please go here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofboulder/jobs/3087135/assistant-city-attorney-ii

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Patent Associate

Dorsey’s Patent group is seeking an associate with two to three years of experience and a technical background in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related field and an interest for patent prosecution involving complex software systems. Successful candidates maybe based in Seattle, Salt Lake City, or Denver, and a demonstrated commitment to one of these locations is preferred.  You will join an exceptional team of attorneys, agents, paralegals, and staff servicing a wide array of clients – from large multinational corporations to entrepreneurs and innovative startup companies.  You will have responsibility for an active docket of patent prosecution matters – from drafting applications through all phases of domestic and foreign patent prosecution.  You will have the opportunity to counsel clients on patent strategy, and gain exposure to conducting searches and preparing patentability, invalidity, and non-infringement opinions.  In our general practice firm, there are also opportunities to support litigation and transactional practices.

How to Apply

Dorsey accepts online applications at . We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5149.http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs

Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP

LATERAL TRANSACTIONAL ASSOCIATE – Denver, CO

Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, a Tier 1 communications, energy, and technology law firm with offices in Washington, D.C. and Denver Colorado, seeks a junior associate to join its busy and expanding transactional practice in its Denver office. Click here for more info and to apply.

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15th Judicial District announces Baca County Court vacancy

Commission sets date to select nominees

 

              The Fifteenth Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet via videoconference on June 7, 2021, to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of county judge for Baca County. The vacancy will be created by the retirement of the Hon. Debra Gunkel. The vacancy will occur on May 15, 2021.

              To be eligible, the applicant must be a qualified elector of Baca 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. The annual salary for this position is $33,159, and it is 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 William W. Hood III, 2 E. 14th Ave., Denver, CO 80203; and the office of the court executive, Diane Crow, 301 S. Main St., Lamar, CO 81052. 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. June 1, 2021. 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 25, 2021. Under the rules of the 15th Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission, names of the applicants shall be made public once the application period is closed.

The members of the nominating commission for the Fifteenth Judicial District are: Garth Nieschburg, Randa Davis-Tice, and Annessa Stagner, all of Lamar; Douglas Tallman of Brandon; Timothy Hume of Walsh; Margaret Jolly of Kit Carson; and Karen Wilde of Eads..

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Deputy Attorney General – Business & Licensing Section – Department of Law

This Deputy Attorney General manages the Business & Licensing section of the Department of Law, including a diverse staff of attorneys, paralegals, and administrative professionals.  Section clients include the Department of Regulatory Agencies, including Division of Professions and Occupations, the Real Estate Division, the Securities Division, the Insurance Division, the Conservation Division and the Divisions of Banking and Financial Services.  The section also represents the Department of Agriculture, the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the Mined Land Reclamation Board, the Independent Ethics Commission and numerous other boards and commissions, as well as several state ombudsman offices. The Deputy of Business & Licensing leads and manages the overall work of the section, which includes developing a supportive and inclusive culture in line with the vision and values of the Department of Law; considering diversity, equity, and inclusion in decision-making; and fostering collaboration, teamwork, and professional development for staff. Applicants for the Deputy Attorney General position must meet the following criteria: have 10 years of experience as a practicing attorney that includes practice management, significant complex litigation or general counsel experience; and have personnel management and supervisory experience. Our strongest candidates will also have most, if not all, of the following attributes: experience in coaching and inspiring individuals and teams; knowledge of state government and the state budgeting process and experience with fiscal reporting; demonstrated commitment to client service and public service; ability to balance the needs of the clients and the Department of Law; ad commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the profession and the greater community.

Salary: $14,284.00/ monthly

Deadline: May 28, 2010

Full job posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3079557/deputy-attorney-general-business-licensing

 

Assistant Attorney General, Health Care Unit – Business & Licensing Section – Department of Law

The Healthcare Unit represents the state’s Dental Board, Physical Therapy Board, Pharmacy Board, Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Optometrist Board, Veterinary Board, and other programs within the Division of Professions and Occupations. This work promotes consumer protection through regulating, licensing, and taking disciplinary action against the respective licensees, and pursing litigation against unlicensed persons who engage in a regulated profession without a license. Qualified applicants must be licensed to practice law in Colorado or be clearly eligible to waive into the Colorado Bar. Candidates eligible to waive into the Colorado Bar will be required to submit proof of their completed application before the first day of employment. For this role, we are eager to see applications from those who have had substantive and practical legal training, including clerkships and fellowships; experience as a prosecutors or litigators; and/or those whose diverse experiences and background would add value to the Department of Law and our clients. Essential skills for this position: ability to manage a heavy caseload; comfortable litigating cases and advising clients in a general counsel role; excellent research, writing, and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to provide advice on complex matters; enjoys wearing different hats, sometimes multiple times per day; committed and eager to serve the public in a consumer protection-related role; enthusiastic about working with a smart, collaborative, and fun team – while still able to work independently and exercise strong professional judgment.

Salary: $6550-$8,200 monthly

Deadline: May 31, 2021

Full job posting link:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3081766/assistant-attorney-general-healthcare

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DORA - Division of Professions and Occupations - Director of External Affairs (Analyst VI)

The Division of Professions and Occupations (DPO) provides consumer protection through its regulation of over 500,000 licensees, registrants, certificants and permit holders within more than 55 professions, occupations and businesses in the State of Colorado.The work unit exists to house the central division functions in the areas of legislative services,education and outreach, and media relations. The work unit is responsible for ensuring the operations of DPO are functional. The work unit promotes and ensures the effectiveness, efficiency, and consistency of board and program processes, solidifying the contributions of the division to the regulatory environment in our state.

Position: SJA 9216

The position manages the external affairs of the division by providing leadership and direct supervision to key functions, including legislative, education, outreach and media-relations services; these functions provide direct services to the Division Director, the boards and programs requiring collaboration with the division’s senior and division management teams. This position works to achieve strategic, streamlined, efficient services in these key, high-profile areas. The position is responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of these specialized services. Additionally, the position is responsible for creating efficiencies, protecting consumers, minimizing regulatory burdens, and building public confidence in the system.

For more details, please download this attachment: Job Announcement_SJA 9216.pdf

CLOSING DATE: 05/25/21 11:59 PM

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Assistant Attorney General – Marijuana, Liquor & Bankruptcy Unit – Revenue & Utilities section

The attorney will provide general counsel to the Marijuana and Liquor Enforcement Divisions regarding rulemaking, legislative review, responses to position statements, open records laws, and other aspects of the client agencies’ functions and responsibilities. The attorney will also handle administrative cases from inception through administrative hearing and, where applicable, judicial review. These cases range in complexity from relatively simple to quite complex. For example, the Divisions may seek enforcement action based on underage sales of marijuana or liquor, substantial security and public health violations, or sophisticated corporate and financial schemes intended to allow unauthorized entities and individuals to control licensed businesses. The attorney may also represent the clients in state and federal courts. While at least 3 years of experience is preferred, we welcome applications from more junior-level candidates and from candidates whose diverse experiences and background would add value to the department, our unit’s work, and our clients. For those more junior in experience, we are most interested in those who have had rigorous and substantive legal training, including clerkships and fellowships. 

Full Job Posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3073621/assistant-attorney-general-marijuana-liquor-bankruptcy-unit

Deadline: 5/24/21

Salary: $6550-$8200

 

Assistant Attorney General – PUC Litigation Unit – Revenue & Utilities Section

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) regulates the rates, charges, services, and facilities of public utilities within Colorado. The selected attorney will handle a diverse caseload, typically partnered with one or two other attorneys in the Unit, and occasionally, may handle cases solo.  The PUC Litigation Unit’s caseload focuses on litigated matters concerning gas and electric utilities, but attorneys will occasionally work on litigated proceedings concerning telecommunications, railroad, and gas pipeline safety.  Attorneys work with Trial Staff (e.g., engineers, accountants, rate analysts, and economists) in all aspects of the PUC’s unique litigation process including, but not limited to:  preparing and filing interventions; drafting and propounding discovery requests; working with Trial Staff to produce prefiled testimony; preparing responses to discovery requests; preparing for evidentiary hearings (including witness preparation); cross-examining witnesses; writing post-hearing statements of position; drafting exceptions to decisions; and negotiating settlement agreements. The Unit’s attorneys typically devote 100% of their time to cases before the PUC.

Full job posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3053249/assistant-attorney-general-puc-litigation

Salary: $6,550.00 - $8,200.00

Extended Deadline: 5/17/21

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National Labor Relations Board General Attorney (Labor) (Field Attorney) | Division of Operations Management - Regional, Subregional and Resident Offices | 10 Positions

The NLRB is recruiting via Notice of Vacancy NL21EX11100759CF to fill the position of General Attorney (Labor) (Field Attorney), GS-0905-11 located at the National Labor Relations Board, Office of the General Counsel, Division of Operations Management – Regional, Subregional and Resident Offices. 

The position(s) are located in the following office(s): 

·        Region 5 (Baltimore, MD or Washington, DC)

·        Region 6 (Pittsburgh, PA)

·        Region 7 (Detroit, MI)

·        Region 10 (Winston-Salem, NC)

·        Region 15 (Little Rock, AR)

·        Region 28 (Las Vegas, NV)

·        Region 32 (Oakland, CA)

Please click Notice of Vacancy NL21EX11100759CF to review.

If you have any questions related to the application procedures and/or any other concerns related to the above stated Notice of Vacancies, please contact Carmelete Fortune, Human Resources Specialist, Employment Solutions, Office of Human Resources at 202 – 273 – 0054.

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ASSISTANT FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER – COLORADO TRIAL DIVISION

The Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Colorado and Wyoming seeks an experienced trial attorney to join our office in Denver. The Office of the Federal Public Defender operates under authority of the Criminal Justice Act (18 U.S.C. § 3006A) to represent individuals who are unable to afford counsel and prosecuted in our federal courts. Our office is committed to serving the distinct needs of our clients with a diverse group of dedicated individuals who collaborate with, listen to, and advocate on behalf of one another regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, age, veteran status and other status protected by law.

More information about this job posting is available here: 2021.05.03 - AFPD Job Posting.pdf

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The closing date for application is May 24th.

Disability Law Colorado has an immediate opening for the position of Staff Attorney. The Staff Attorney will work on issues related to all aspects of disability law, including but not limited to Facilities, Community Integration, Special Education, Access, and Assistive Technology, as well as other areas of disability law. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing direct client representation, analyzing and evaluating legal problems, representing clients in formal legal proceedings, legislative analysis on issues affecting people with disabilities, and providing training on the rights of people with disabilities and the services of Disability Law Colorado. This position reports to the Director of Legal Services.

Additional information is available here: Disability Law CO Staff Attorney 5.3.21.pdf

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Senior Assistant City Attorney, Civil Litigation - City Attorney's Office

This posting will accept applications until 11:59PM Monday, May 24, 2021. Please pay attention to the requested documents at the bottom of the job description.

The Denver City Attorney’s Office is one of the largest law firms in Colorado, with over 230 attorneys and staff members comprised of paralegals, victim advocates, and other support and supervisory staff members. It may have the most diverse practice of any law firm in Colorado since Denver is a home rule city and county. Clients include the Mayor, City Council, all other elected and appointed officials, all city agencies, departments, boards, commissions, and employees.  

The City Attorney's Office is dedicated to providing an equitable, inclusive, and diverse work environment. Through Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts, we respect and honor our differences, we create a culture of compassion, collaboration and common purpose of sharing our talents and creativity with each other and the City we serve. We celebrate bringing our whole selves to work every day.

The Denver City Attorney’s Office embraces an environment of compassion, trust, belonging and inclusion where all voices are engaged and respected, and where we nurture the talents of our diverse employees. We are an anti-racist office.  We are committed to removing barriers, providing opportunities, supporting everyone by embracing our differences, condemning inequalities and oppression, and respecting everyone’s unique qualities. The successful candidate for this position must demonstrate these core operating principles and work ethic.

The Civil Litigation Section is responsible for handling most tort and civil rights actions brought against the City, its officials, and employees, except for claims and lawsuits involving the Denver International Airport and the Department of Human Services. Attorneys in the Section prepare and defend against civil actions for which governmental immunity is waived under the Colorado Governmental Immunity Act, including allegations of personal injury, property damage, and dangerous conditions, and civil rights lawsuits brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. Section 1983, the ADA, and the newly enacted Colorado Law Enforcement Integrity Act. Attorneys are also responsible for appeals arising from assigned civil cases in the Colorado Court of Appeals, Colorado Supreme Court, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Collectively, the Section handles approximately 120 lawsuits, including appeals, and over 600 claims annually. 

Senior attorneys assist with the management and investigation of complex claims, provide guidance and legal advice to claims adjusters related to claims evaluation, and identify areas of risk for the purpose of providing risk management services to various city departments and agencies. Senior attorneys also occasionally pursue actions in which the City is the plaintiff and provide city departments and agencies with training, legal advice, and policy and procedure development to ensure compliance with best practices. Senior attorneys also provide guidance and coaching to associate and entry attorneys.

This position presents a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a senior-level attorney with substantial litigation experience, who thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing work environment. Senior attorneys are responsible for serving as lead counsel on some of the City’s most complex litigation and mentoring attorneys with less experience. 

For more information and to apply, CLICK HERE.

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Senior Transactional Attorney, Municipal Operations - City Attorney's Office

The posting will close at 11:59 pm on Monday, May 17, 2021

The Denver City’s Attorney’s Office seeks a senior level Assistant City Attorney for the Municipal Operations Section. 

Municipal Operations provides full service legal representation and advice to City officials, agencies and employees in the areas of general municipal law, environmental regulation and compliance, construction contracts, procurement, government contracting, tax, municipal finance, bankruptcy, real estate, land use and commercial litigation. This section offers a steady stream of clients with an incredible variety of legal needs.

The Denver City's Attorney's Office is one of the largest law firms in Colorado, with over 230 attorneys and staff members comprised of paralegals, victim advocates, and other support and supervisory staff members.  It may have the most diverse practice of any law firm in Colorado. Clients include the Mayor; the Auditor; the Clerk and Recorder; City Council; and all city agencies, departments, offices, boards, commissions and authorities. The City Attorney's Office is dedicated to being an equitable, diverse, and inclusive work environment in which every person has the opportunity to achieve the highest professional and personal development and is accorded the highest degree of dignity and respect.

We currently seek an attorney with significant legal experience in government contracting, commercial contracting, municipal law, finance, including real estate finance, to support a variety of agencies and large projects. The selected candidate will be responsible for assisting City agencies with negotiating agreements to accomplish their projects and advising City agencies and officials. 

For more information and to apply, click here

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Assistant Attorney General – Human Services Unit – State Services

The Human Services Unit within the State Services section is seeking two attorneys to join its dynamic and collaborative legal team. The Unit advises the Colorado Department of Human Services and its various offices, including:  the Office of Behavioral Health, the Office of Adult, Aging and Disability Services, the Office of Early Childhood, the Office of Economic Security, the Office of Children, Youth and Families, the Office of Community Partnerships, and the Office of Administrative Solutions. The Unit offers the opportunity to practice in several challenging areas of law that frequently present novel legal questions. Statutes and regulations governing the Department of Human Services have a substantial impact on some of Colorado’s most vulnerable citizens. The Human Services unit is seeking experienced, confident, and adaptable attorneys who are passionate about public service and want to be a part of a collaborative and supportive team. Ideal candidates to join our Unit will have enough experience with litigation that they can jump in and manage their own caseload; be able to assess problems, evaluate and determine solutions, and effectively communicate those findings; and have comfort representing clients in hearings. In addition, the best candidates will possess the following skills and attributes: excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work both independently and productively as part of a team; experience in at least some of the following areas of law: administrative, juvenile, child welfare, behavioral health, privacy law, and open records law; and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of the work

 

Full Job Posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3060259/assistant-attorney-general-human-services

Salary: $6550-$8200/month

Deadline: 5/12/2021

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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