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  • 19 Jan 2024 9:25 AM | Anonymous

    Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. in the Denver Tech Center is considering a second-year law student for a summer clerk position.  The Firm practices in the areas of business law, securities, litigation (including employment litigation, trade secret litigation, business disputes, class actions, real estate litigation, product liability, construction litigation, personal injury, and appeals), natural resources (including water and environmental law), real estate, estate planning, and legal ethics. Competitive salary. Parking provided; located on the Southeast light rail line.  Interested candidates should forward their cover letter, resume, transcript, and a brief writing sample to:,  Attn.: Baylee Gibbons. No phone calls or agencies, please.  EOE. 

    Application Requirements: Cover Letter, Resume, Writing Sample, Transcript.


    GPA/Class Year: 3.2/2L

    Practice areas: Business law, Securities, Commercial litigation, Natural Resources (including water and environmental law), Real Estate, Estate Planning, and Legal Ethics.

    Details: Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. is a full-service law firm located in Greenwood Village, Colorado. The firm is open to receiving resumes at this time for summer law clerks who will have completed their second year of law school. Compensation will be $1,300 per week. Parking (or a light rail pass) is paid by the Firm. You will receive 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked. You are not eligible for any other firm benefits. For more information about the firm please visit

    Address your cover letter to:

    Baylee Gibbons

    Administrative Coordinator

    Burns, Figa & Will, P.C.

    6400 S. Fiddler’s Green Circle

    Suite 1000

    Greenwood Village, CO 80111

    Please email all application materials to

  • 10 Jan 2024 2:07 PM | Anonymous

    Job Description

    The Office of the Municipal Public Defender has been in existence since 2015 in the City and County of Denver.  We are excited to invite applications for a Staff Attorney for this growing agency. 


    The Municipal Public Defender's Office provides holistic criminal defense to the indigent accused of Denver who are facing the possibility of jail for traffic offenses and municipal ordinance violations.  The Chief Municipal Public Defender reports directly to the Municipal Public Defender Commission.  The Deputy Public Defenders report to the Public Defender Supervisor and Director.


    We are currently hiring for a Deputy Public Defender Staff attorney to join our growing team. Our ideal candidate must have a passion for public defense work and should exhibit empathy in dealing with clients. This role will work closely with clients from Denver’s indigent community, ranging from clients with mental health issues to substance abuse issues, and everything in between.


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


    In this role, you will be responsible for:

    • Representing defendants accused of municipal ordinance and traffic violations
    • Providing representation in all phases of litigation from arraignment, through plea negotiation, to trial and appeals
    • Preparing and litigating all manner of motions, including constitutional motions, evidentiary issues, and other pleadings
    • Performing legal research and writing appeals 
    • Interviewing and advising clients in the office and in detention facilities to gather information in preparation for trial 
    • Representing clients in problem-solving courts and advocating for clients at problem-solving team meetings
    • Working closely with the Client Support Team comprised of social workers and peer navigators
    • Performing other duties as assigned


    What We Offer  

    The City and County of Denver offers a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. The salary range for this position is $80,371.00 - $132,612.00 yearly. We also offer generous benefits for full-time employees which include but is not limited to: 

    • A guaranteed life-long monthly pension, once vested after 5 years of service 
    • 457B Retirement Plan 
    • 132 hours of PTO earned within first year
    • 11 Paid Holidays per year, plus 1 personal holiday, and 8 hours of Denver Good Deeds volunteer time
    • Education Refund Program (ERP) - a chance for the city to support your continued learning and career growth by investing in your future with the city
    • Care Bank – 8 weeks of Paid Family Leave (after the probation period is passed)
    • Free RTD Eco Pass
    • Competitive medical, dental and vision plans effective within 1 month of start date 


    Our ideal candidate will have:

    • A license to practice law in Colorado from the Colorado Supreme Court
    • A strong passion for public defense and a desire to be a litigator
    • Previous internship or legal clinic experience in public defense
    • Experience within the Denver County Court System
    • Bilingual or multilingual abilities
    • Experience working with indigent populations


    We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

    • Education: Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree or Bachelor of Laws Degree
    • Experience: None
    • License/Certifications: Possession of a license to practice law in Colorado from the Colorado Supreme Court at the time of application. Positions with the Public Defender's Office are dependent upon the rules and regulations in place at the time of application and subsequent hiring.
    • Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment
    • Equivalency:  No substitution of experience for education is permitted


    To be considered for this position, you must include the following on your job application (upload the attachment(s) to the Resume/CV section on the My Experience tab):

    • Resume
    • Cover Letter, please include the following:
    • Colorado license #
    • A description of, or interest in, litigation experience
    • A description of your experience working with the indigent population
    • A description of why you want to be a municipal public defender


    Application Deadline

    This position is expected to stay open until Sunday January 14, 2024. Please submit your application as soon as possible and no later than Sunday January 14, 2024 at midnight to ensure consideration.  




    Position Type

    Unlimited - Fulltime


    Position Salary Range

    $80,371.00 - $132,612.00


    Starting Pay

    Based on experience


    Link to Apply – Must apply by January 14, 2024 at 11:59PM 


    Benefits Link

  • 9 Jan 2024 2:27 PM | Anonymous
    Attorney State Complaints Officer

    The Colorado Department of Education seeks an attorney to investigate complaints filed under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. The ability to conduct impartial fact-finding is essential to this role. Qualified candidates must have at least 3-5 years of experience in either litigation or regulatory enforcement and demonstrated experience drafting legal documents, collecting and evaluating evidence, and conducting witness interviews.  Qualified candidates will also demonstrate excellence in legal analysis and writing. Qualified candidates may apply online at this link:

  • 17 Sep 2023 9:20 PM | Anonymous

    We are hiring for a Prosecution Associate Assistant City Attorney with our City Attorney's Office.

    The City and County of Denver utilizes a hybrid model workplace that balances the responsibilities of public service with the benefits of a flexible work environment. Employees work where needed, at a city site and/or in the field several days a week and telecommute remotely at a designated workplace within the State of Colorado the remaining days.

    This posting will accept applications until September 24th. Please apply as soon as possible.


    About the City Attorney’s Office

    The Denver City Attorney’s Office is one of the largest law firms in Colorado, with over 240 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.


    Diversity in the City

    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 City Attorney’s Office seeks an Associate Assistant City Attorney for the Prosecution and Code Enforcement (PACE) Section of the Department of Law. An Associate Assistant City Attorney prosecutes a variety of ordinance violations that occur within the City and County of Denver. In addition to traditional prosecution, this position will be part of a dynamic prosecution team utilizing state of the art technology to help keep the Denver community safe. Additionally, PACE has a dynamic Neighborhood Prosecution Team that assists in resolving a variety of disputes to divert them from becoming traditional criminal cases. We seek an attorney with experience in criminal law with an understanding of municipal government law, a strong commitment to public service, and courtroom experience.


    If you are looking for work that is both meaningful and challenging, this is the role for you. We have active criminal dockets and need an eager and experienced attorney to prepare cases for trial and manage cases from filing through appeal.


    PACE prosecutes municipal crimes and traffic offenses and help crime victims safely navigate the criminal justice system. We also provide Denver residents with tools to help prevent crimes and provide alternative resolutions to traditional prosecutions.

    • We prosecute persons charged with municipal crimes including domestic violence, assault, shoplifting, trespassing, and traffic violations.
    • We handle civil nuisance abatement cases and licensing violations.
    • We help victims of crimes understand their rights and provide planning to help victims safely participate in the criminal justice process.
    • Our neighborhood prosecution team helps neighborhood organizations address criminal activity.
    • We manage mental health and drug and alcohol commitments.


    The responsibilities for this position include:

    • Under direction of a supervisor, evaluate and prepare cases for all stages of criminal prosecution.
    • Work collaboratively with paralegals and victim advocates to ensure cases are properly prepared and decisions are victim-centric.
    • Draft appropriate motions and respond to motions in a highly professional and timely manner.
    • Draft and respond to appeals.
    • Provide City agencies with legal advice.
    • Represent City agencies during administrative hearings. Interpret policy, ordinances and charter requirements.
    • Assist other attorneys working in specialized areas with research and related activities. Provide agencies with formal legal opinions.
    • Draft proposed ordinances.


    The preferred candidates will be attorneys who have experience with the following:

    • Significant experience handling criminal matters.
    • Substantial experience in all phases of criminal litigation.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • A history of success working in a fast-paced demanding criminal litigation practice.
    • Experience with domestic violence cases or victims.
    • Willingness to work in a paperless environment.
    • Commitment to working collaboratively with a team.


    Required minimum qualifications:

    • Education requirement: Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree or Bachelor of Law Degree.
    • Experience Requirement: Two (2) years of experience as an attorney at law.
    • Education/Experience Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted.
    • License/Certifications: Possession of a license to practice law in Colorado from the Colorado Supreme Court at the time of application.  By position, the applicant must have a reasonable expectation of becoming licensed by the Colorado Supreme Court within 6 months of their hire date.


    To be considered for this position, you must include the following on your job application (upload the multiple attachment(s) to the Resume/CV section on the My Experience tab):

    • Resume
    • Cover Letter (highly preferred)


    Position Type


    Position Salary Range

    $86,801.00 - $143,222.00

    Starting Pay

    $100,000 - $133,990.80, based on education and experience

    How to Apply

    Benefits Link

  • 17 Sep 2023 9:18 PM | Anonymous

    Full Time – Hybrid  

    1-3 Years Experience  

    Base Salary: $68,000 – $83,000  

    Bonus Range: $10,000-$15,000  

    TYRONE GLOVER LAW, LLC is a civil rights, plaintiff’s employment, criminal defense, and  personal injury law firm committed to fighting for the marginalized and advancing equality  under the law. We are seeking a mission-driven, detail-oriented, and motivated Associate Lawyer  to join our dynamic team. 

    As an Associate Lawyer at Tyrone Glover Law, you will have the opportunity to work on  a wide range of cases, including but not limited to cases involving employment discrimination,  police misconduct, First Amendment rights, prison/jail abuse and wrongdoing, criminal defense,  and personal injury. You will be an integral part of our legal team, working closely with  experienced attorneys to advocate for our clients in all aspects of litigation. The ideal candidate  for this position will have a demonstrated commitment to social justice advocacy, possess excellent research and writing skills, is self-motivated, technologically proficient, organized,  detail-oriented, and an excellent communicator. 


    Conduct legal research and analysis to support case strategies. 

    Draft legal documents, including representation letters, complaints, motions, demands,  and briefs. 

    Assist in client interviews and case investigations. 

    Litigate cases in state and federal courts; propound and review discovery, draft  pleadings and motions, and prepare for and participate in court hearings and trials. Review and investigate inquiries for legal assistance. 

    Collaborate with the legal team on case development and strategy. 

    Maintain up-to-date knowledge of civil rights laws and advancements.


    Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school. 

    Admission to and good standing with the Colorado bar. 

    1-3 years of experience in civil rights law or related fields. 

    Strong research, writing, and analytical skills. 

    Excellent communication and advocacy abilities. 

    High-level technological proficiency. 

    Demonstrated passion for civil rights and commitment to social justice advocacy and  EDI. 

    Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment. 

    Dedication to upholding the highest ethical standards in the legal profession.


    Health and dental insurance coverage. 

    Paid time off (PTO), including vacation days, sick leave, and public holidays.  Professional development and advancement opportunities. 

    A supportive and inclusive community-centered work environment. 

    How to Apply:  

    If you are a passionate and dedicated attorney with a strong commitment to civil rights  and social justice, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume, a cover letter outlining  your qualifications and motivation for joining our firm, and a writing sample showcasing your  legal writing skills. 

    Applications should be sent to, with the subject line "Associate  Lawyer Application - [Your Name]."  

    TYRONE GLOVER LAW, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and  are committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees. We strongly  encourage applicants from all qualified persons. Tyrone Glover Law, LLC does not discriminate  on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,  disability, national origin, or protected veteran status.

  • 11 Sep 2023 4:00 PM | Anonymous

    Assistant Attorney General – Privacy & Cybersecurity – Consumer Protection – Colorado Department of Law

    The Consumer Fraud Unit of the Consumer Protection Section is seeking an experienced attorney to join a hardworking and creative team of professionals protecting consumer rights in Colorado. Colorado recently enacted a new privacy law, and this position will help implement that law, including defining its parameters through rulemaking, public education, and enforcement. 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 ideal candidate will have enforcement experience and a strong background or interest in privacy and cybersecurity. This position is a great opportunity to help expand the Consumer Fraud Unit’s cybersecurity and privacy practice, and the successful candidate will help lead the Attorney General’s advocacy for the privacy rights of Coloradans. Ideal candidates will have some, or all, of the following skills and attributes: deep background in privacy, data protection, cybersecurity, and consumer protection law, with subject matter expertise in consumer protection investigations and litigation; interest in how technology and networks work, and capable of learning new technologies, as well as deploying technical tools to advance investigations; strong complex litigation experience in both federal and state court and the ability to effectively handle all aspects of litigation; rulemaking experience; experience in leading investigations; excellent analytical skills and the ability to work on complex issues; and strong research and writing skills and a keen attention to detail.

    Salary: $83,292.00 - $120,000.00 Annually

    Deadline: 9/18/2023 

    Link to Full Job Posting:


    Assistant Attorney General - Consumer Fraud- Hemp/Cannabis Law – Consumer Protection – Colorado Department of Law

    The Consumer Fraud Unit is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced attorney with an enforcement background and a strong interest in hemp and adult-use cannabis product legal issues to lead significant consumer protection litigation. The position offers the opportunity to join an energetic and dynamic team and playing a large role in protecting the consumers of Colorado. The Consumer Fraud Unit seeks self-driven and motivated applicants who ideally have strong complex litigation experience in either federal or state court and the ability to effectively handle all aspects of litigation. While hemp and adult cannabis experience is not required, candidates should have an interest in the industry and a desire to learn. Further, successful applicants must be team players and enjoy collaborating with their colleagues to achieve the best results for Colorado consumers.  

    Salary: $83,292.00 - $120,000.00 Annually

    Deadline: 9/18/2023 

    Link to Full Job Posting:

    Assistant Attorney General – Transportation Unit – Civil Litigation – Colorado Department of Law

    The Department of Law/Office of the Attorney General, Civil Litigation and Employment Law Section has an exciting opportunity to provide legal services to one of the largest state agencies in Colorado. The successful candidate will lead various high impact matters for the Colorado Department of Transportation, one of Colorado’s largest agencies. In this Unit, we act as a general service law firm to CDOT and the Colorado Transportation Commission. We also represent the Colorado Bridge and Tunnel Enterprise and the Colorado High Performance Transportation Enterprise, which are government-owned TABOR-exempt enterprises and divisions within CDOT. Our work includes filing condemnation actions on behalf of CDOT, defending inverse condemnation cases, and bringing and defending administrative actions and high exposure litigation. Further, we manage access control, highway beautification, and billboard permit disputes, and assist CDOT with protests brought under the Procurement Code. We also engage in negotiations, mediations, and arbitrations with construction industry stakeholders. Our team reviews, revises, and approves CDOT contracts; assists in drafting and negotiating contracts, including public-private partnership contracts; oversees other major transactions, and provides legal advice on rulemaking, legislation, and any other legal matters that arise. We are looking for a person who excels at independently tackling new and challenging issues on a regular basis, and who is eager to engage as a part of a team. we are seeking applicants that have most of the following attributes: interest in, and specific experience with government law issues such as representing a public board, assisting with open meeting issues, open records requests and advising on TABOR issues; basic litigation skills; experience with public and commercial finance; ability to assume diverse caseload with moderate supervision and have good judgment as to when to consult teammates and supervisors; and have strong legal research, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills. 
    Salary: $83,292.00 - $120,000.00 Annually

    Deadline: 9/18/2023 

    Link to Full Job Posting:

  • 15 Aug 2023 2:09 PM | Anonymous

    RPC Flyer.pdf


    **This is a courtesy posting for the Office of the Respondent Parents' Counsel**

    The salary range for this position is $120,672-$167,124 per year. 

    The Central office is located in Denver, Colorado, and State of Colorado employees must reside in Colorado. At this time, the position is a hybrid of remote and in person.


    The Office of Respondent Parents’ Counsel (ORPC) is an independent agency within the State of Colorado Judicial Branch that is vested with the oversight and administration of legal representation for indigent parents in child welfare cases across Colorado. 

    Respondent Parents’ Counsel (RPC) play a critical role in achieving the best outcomes for children in child welfare cases by protecting the legal and due process rights of parents, presenting balanced information to courts, and promoting the preservation of family relationships. To learn more, visit


    ORPC Staff Attorneys are required to work as a team to develop systemic policy initiatives and innovative approaches to the representation of respondent parents at both the trial and appellate levels of dependency cases.  Staff attorneys perform a variety of duties including recruitment, hiring, and evaluation of respondent parent attorneys; litigation support and case consultation; development of attorney practice standards; coordination and execution of attorney trainings and resources; and a variety of administrative support functions for the ORPC.   This position reports to the ORPC Director of Engagement.


    • Serve as lead staff attorney in providing litigation support to contract attorneys and interdisciplinary teams and in responding to litigation questions and requests for information.
    • Assist the Director of Engagement in developing a community of support for respondent parent counsel.
    • Collaborate with ORPC staff to ensure training on and monitoring of fidelity to the practice standards.
    • Promote the use of interdisciplinary teams to achieve high quality parent defense.
    • Collaborate closely with staff to develop case consultation practices and updated litigation strategies dedicated to litigating issues of race, disability, culture, class, etc.
    • Monitor state and national legal developments in case law, regulations, and rule changes relevant to the ORPC mission.
    • Assist with court observations throughout the state, provide timely feedback to contract attorneys regarding observations, and use observations to inform consultation and training.
    • Assist ORPC staff in locating potential experts that will work at state rates, consulting with experts about their area of expertise, and promoting the use of appropriate experts in litigation strategies.
    • Work with ORPC staff to evaluate effectiveness of experts and improve engagement with experts and to create a user-friendly expert database.
    • Draft and prepare legal memoranda and briefs as necessary.
    • Assist in drafting and preparing the annual budget narrative, annual performance report, Commission reports, and other agency related documents as necessary.
    • Represent the ORPC through participation in committee meetings and work cooperatively with other child welfare stakeholders.
    • In state travel to observe contractors and meet with judicial and child welfare stakeholders as needed.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.



    Complete the online application at the link below. Please direct application questions to Jill Cohen, ORPC Chief Operating Officer, at Submit a cover letter detailing qualifications and experience for this position, a resume, and a list of three professional references by 5 p.m. on September 5, 2023 by filling out the application at the following link:

    You may submit the required information through the online application only. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note application materials will not be returned. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. This position is eligible for benefits, including participation in retirement, health, dental, life/AD&D, and short-term disability plans, and paid leave. Faxed, mailed, or emailed applications will NOT Be Accepted. Be sure to follow the directions to apply.


    NOTICE! Each person employed must present identity and employment eligibility verification.

    NOTICE! Employees hired after March 1, 1988, must be on the payroll direct deposit program.

    NOTICE! All prospective employees of the Colorado Judicial Branch are subject to background investigation prior to hiring.

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
    The ORPC believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The ORPC is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

    The ORPC is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to working at the ORPC, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any application testing, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to Ashlee Arcilla, ORPC Deputy Director, at


    See statement of duties above.



    This job requires that the applicant be an attorney who is licensed to practice law in Colorado or who can be licensed within six months. Applicants must have at least five years of relevant experience in family defense, child welfare law, or a related defense field.  Preference will be given to applicants who have a working knowledge of the Colorado Children's Code and Juvenile Rules of Procedure.  Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. 


    The following are additional important qualifications: passion for dependency law and case strategy, significant respondent parents’ representation training and knowledge, ability to plan and execute training, and experience coaching and mentoring other attorneys. 

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical Demands:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms and perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands, and fingers. The employee is occasionally required to be mobile.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment:

    This position is subject to many interruptions and may require handling multiple calls, inquiries, and job priorities at once. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • 14 Aug 2023 9:51 PM | Anonymous

    MVL Managing Attorney Job Description .docx


    POSITION:Managing Attorney for Metro Volunteer Lawyers

    REPORTS TO:Director of Pro Bono Programming

    SALARY:$83,000-$88,000 (commensurate with experience and education) 


    JOB LOCATION: Hybrid In-Office-remote: Office location: 1905 Sherman St., #400, Denver, CO 80203 (must be able to reliably commute to this location for in-office days, travel primarily within the Denver-metro area, and have reliable bandwidth for remote work)

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise a staff team of six

    How to apply: Please email your resume and a cover letter to

    Summary of Job Duties: Metro Volunteer Lawyers (“MVL”) is the pro bono program of the Denver Bar Association in collaboration with the Adams/Broomfield, Douglas/Elbert, Arapahoe, and First Judicial District Bar associations with a mission to bridge the gap in access to justice.The Managing Attorney is responsible for managing the daily operations of MVL and overseeing MVL Programming.

    Summary Job Qualifications: Ability to work well with and manage a team; Ability to present to small groups; Must be detail oriented and possess clear written and verbal communication skills.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Managing Attorney is responsible for the following:

    • Managing and supervising staff and daily activities of MVL;

    • Developing, implementing, and maintaining an efficient system of case assignment and follow up, and overseeing placement of cases;

    • Supervising and training staff and interns/externs to perform all assigned responsibilities;

    • Developing and coordinating operation of statistical data tracking and quality control mechanisms;

    • Assisting with the preparation of annual budgets for all programs and assuring adherence to budget;

    • Creating and facilitating opportunities for education, training, and recruitment through the creation of CLE programming and website upkeep; 

    • Acting as liaison with and fostering good working relations with other participating bar associations, courts and court staff in counties where programs operate to assure program effectiveness, and to customize program operations as appropriate or required to meet their needs;

    • Coordinating pro bono activities with law firms' pro bono coordinators; 

    • Acting as liaison with local law schools and special interest groups such as the Sam Cary Bar Association, the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, the Colorado Indian Bar Association, the Asian Pacific American Bar Association, the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, the Colorado Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Bar Association, local Inns of Court, and other groups to coordinate the delivery of quality legal services to the indigent;

    • Assisting with the application and submission of grant applications;

    • Assisting with the reporting as necessary on any grants awarded;

    • Assisting in facilitating fundraising efforts including the existing evergreen campaign, an annual auction, Denver Bar Association Young Lawyers Division events, and similar events;

    • Recruiting and retaining volunteer lawyers to represent clients and provide consultations as appropriate;

    • Overseeing the MVL Advisory Board.


    1. Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school, admission to practice law in state of Colorado.

    2. Prefer five years’ minimum practice of law in public or private sector.

    3. Preferred experience in fundraising/ grant writing.

    4. Previous employment or volunteer experience performing legal services for low- and moderate-income people.

    5. Excellent written, oral, and listening communications skills.

    6. Excellent organizational and planning skills.

    7. Previous supervisory experience preferred.

    8. Experience in and demonstrated ability to interact with a wide variety of persons and constituencies with diverse economic, educational, racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds.

    9. Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office, and database platforms.


    • Medical Insurance: 100% employee covered with family/children option;

    • Dental Insurance: Self-pay at group rates;

    • Vision: Self-pay at group rates;

    • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA): caps out of pocket expense at $2000;

    • Group Life Insurance: employee coverage up to $50,000;

    • Group Long-Term Disability Insurance: employee coverage up to $5,000;

    • Paid Time Off: 15 days/year to start, 20 days/year after three years and 25 days/year after 10 years. In

    addition, we also offer 12 paid holidays per year;

    • 401(k): Annual contribution by the employer after one year of employment equal to 10% of your salary; you may also individually contribute; and

    • Transportation/IT allowance.

    Working Environment: Hybrid. Office environment, often shared with other staff, but the Managing Attorney has a dedicated office. Physical Activities: Majority of the time is office activity (sitting). Requires the ability to lift at least 20 lbs. Excellent work-life balance with flexibility around in-office hours, so long as legal services to the public are not compromised. 

    The Colorado and Denver Bar Associations provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals based on job related qualifications and ability to perform a job, without regard to any protected class, including age, sex, race, color, veteran status, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or national origin. It is our policy to promote a non-discriminatory environment, free from intimidation, harassment or bias based upon protected classes. The work environment characteristics here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 14 Aug 2023 9:49 PM | Anonymous

    The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is currently soliciting resumes to fill various entry-level Attorney vacancies.

    OCR accepts resumes from eligible individuals who may be considered for a noncompetitive appointment to an Attorney position via the following excepted hiring authorities: 1) Schedule A Persons with Disabilities appointments (5 C.F.R. § 213.3102(u)); 2) Veterans’ Recruitment Appointments; 3) Excepted Hiring Authority for Attorneys (5 C.F.R. § 213.3102(d)); and 4) Former Peace Corps and AmeriCorps Appointees (22 U.S.C. § 2506), respectively.

    OCR’s current entry-level attorney openings are for General Attorney, GS-0905-11 (Full Promotion Potential GS-905-13) Remote-Eligible positions within the regional enforcement offices. OCR’s regional enforcement offices that are currently seeking to fill entry-level General Attorney vacancies are located in Boston, MA; New York, NY; Washington, DC; Atlanta, GA; Dallas, TX; Kansas City, MO; Denver, CO, San Francisco, CA, Seattle, WA. The General Attorneys make civil rights compliance determinations and ensure that complaints and proactive enforcement activities are processed in accordance with regulations, policies, and case law and conform to established case-processing procedures.

    The grade level qualifications for OCR attorney positions are outlined in the attachment. Interested and qualified applicants should submit their resume and optional cover letter to for this position by August 22nd, 2023 

    Interested persons should indicate the position and OCR regional enforcement office from among the regional office locations listed above for which they want to be considered, and their veteran’s status, if applicable, within the optional cover letter or body of the email.

    OCR will keep resumes on file for 365 days following the date of receipt. Applicants will be contacted to confirm their continued interest as vacancies occur. If contacted for an interview, a writing sample, official transcript, and a list of references will be required during later stages in the selection process.

    Attorney vacancies are also announced via, the Federal government’s official employment site. Candidates are encouraged to routinely check USAJobs for current OCR vacancy announcements. Please share this announcement with other organizations and individuals who may be interested in employment with OCR.

    Please note that is not staffed to respond to questions.

  • 28 Jul 2023 2:38 PM | Anonymous

    Are you a dynamic leader who is passionate about improving and expanding access to justice in Colorado?  Are you energized by leveraging your skills and experience to make a difference for underserved Coloradans?  The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado (LAF) and the Colorado Lawyer Trust Account Foundation (COLTAF) are seeking an Executive Director to fulfill their respective missions as fund-raising and grant-making organizations that are vital to Colorado’s civil justice ecosystem and catalysts for equal justice in Colorado.  

    About the organizations:

    LAF promotes equal access to justice by raising funds from lawyers, law firms, and others for Colorado’s statewide civil legal aid program, Colorado Legal Services.  LAF has an annual budget of approximately $2 million, and also administers other funds for the benefit of civil legal aid.  

    COLTAF administers the Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts (IOLTA) program established by the Colorado Supreme Court, through which the interest earned on lawyers’ pooled trust accounts (holding short-term and nominal client funds) is used to make grants to support civil legal aid and other justice-related programs.  COLTAF’s annual budget varies widely depending on prevailing interest rates, ranging from $1 million to $6 million.

    The two organizations have separate, independent boards of directors, and are administered jointly by a staff of 3.5 FTE.  

    About the position:

    The Executive Director oversees strategy and operations for both LAF and COLTAF, and serves as a leader and partner in Colorado’s equal justice community.  The Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of both organizations, reports directly to both boards, and works with both boards to develop and implement each organization’s vision and strategy and to ensure continued impact and effectiveness.  Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to:

    • Stakeholder & community engagement:  Develops, maintains, and enhances relationships with other stakeholders, leaders, and organizations.  Participates in local, statewide, and national organizations and activities supporting the work of LAF and COLTAF.  Promotes both organizations in the community to increase awareness, understanding, and support.

    • Board leadership:  Provides leadership to both boards, keeping them well informed of financial matters and other issues of concern, and working with them to develop strategic solutions as necessary.  Assists the boards in establishing and maintaining committees necessary for success.  Works with board chairs to plan meetings and prepare agendas, and to identify, onboard, integrate, and support new officers and directors.   

    • Fundraising:  Assists and advises the LAF Board in developing and maintaining a plan for annual and future fundraising with measurable goals and objectives.  Responsible for the direction, development, and implementation of annual fundraising activities, and for creating the conditions for success.  Directs efforts to increase and expand funding sources for civil legal aid.  

    • Revenue enhancement:  Assists and advises the COLTAF Board in identifying, developing, and maintaining strategies to enhance revenue.  Responsible for ensuring implementation of revenue enhancement strategies, including bank compliance with rate requirements for COLTAF accounts. 

    • Grant-making:  Assists and advises the COLTAF Board in fulfilling its grant-making function, including setting grant priorities and developing grant criteria.  Responsible for the direction, development, and implementation of annual grant-making activities and required reporting.

    • Financial management:  Develops annual budgets for board review and approval, and manages operations within approved budgets.  Responsible for maintaining internal controls.  Works with auditor to complete annual audits and IRS 990 tax returns. 

    • Personnel and office management:  Hires, supervises and develops productive and effective staff members.  Responsible for developing and implementing personnel practices and personnel policy direction.  Provides leadership and direction for technology necessary to support operations and data security.  Promotes organizational efficiency and effectiveness.

    Job skills and qualifications:

    • A passion for equal access to justice in Colorado.

    • JD or Bachelor’s degree with demonstrated familiarity and experience with the legal community.

    • Significant law firm and/or nonprofit management experience. 

    • Demonstrated leadership skills.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to inspire support for equal justice in Colorado.

    • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

    • Personal attributes of professionalism, integrity, dedication, and initiative.

    Salary and benefits:

    Salary range of $80,000- $120,000, depending on experience and qualifications.  Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance; a Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) plan; paid vacation and sick leave; paid holidays; and the opportunity to work to advance equal justice in Colorado with others who share that commitment.

    To apply:

    Interested applicants should submit a letter explaining your interest in the position, your qualifications, and what you might contribute to the future of both organizations; a resume; and the names and contact information for three professional references.

    Materials should be submitted electronically to in Microsoft Word or PDF format.  Questions should also be directed to

    Application deadline is Friday, September, 15, 2023.  

    The Legal Aid Foundation and COLTAF are equal opportunity employers.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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