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CAREER CENTER

Welcome to the CWBA Career Center. As a service to our members, the CWBA posts judicial vacancies and nominating commission opportunities, as well as law-related employment and volunteer opportunities.

To request to have an opportunity posted on our website, please send the pertinent information including application deadline to the CWBA at execdir@cwba.org.

Postings are published for 30 days or until closing date.  (No professional recruiting firms, please.) 

JUDICIAL OPENINGS AND NOMINATIONS

"Get Benched!"  The CWBA and Colorado's other diversity bar associations encourage members to seek appointment for upcoming judicial vacancies.  When a vacancy is announced by the Judicial Branch, information about the vacancy is posted here and publicized to members.

Information on Colorado's Merit Selection System, specific commission rosters and rules, and judicial vacancies may be found on the nominating commission portion of the Colorado Judicial Branch website(Visit this site to download the nominating commission application in editable PDF format.)  

You'll also find Colorado Judicial Openings on the Colorado Judicial Branch
 website.

BOARDS & COMMISSIONS OPENINGS

The Governor’s Office of Boards & Commissions - Seeking Applicants

The Governor’s Office of Boards & Commissions is continually seeking applicants for a wide range of state boards and commissions. The Boards and Commissions book, listing all boards/commissions and expiration terms, may be downloaded from their website.   Click here for the application, or contact the Governor's Office of Boards & Commissions at (303) 866-6380 for more information. If individuals have questions regarding whether they may qualify or not, or questions about board/commission service generally, please contact (303) 866-6380 or boards@state.co.us.   

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

ALIGHT: Seeking pro bono help criminal defense matter on behalf of an adult human trafficking survivor. Please contact ALIGHT, a Colorado-based anti-human trafficking nonprofit that exists to unlock a fresh start for human trafficking survivors - at pilot@alightnet.org. They work with lawyers who volunteer their expertise in a unique way to help serve local survivors. 


REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS

There are no RFPs at this time.

JOB OPENINGS

The Office of the Attorney General/Colorado Department of Law

The Office of the Attorney General/Colorado Department of Law is the largest law firm in the State and as such frequently has job opportunities.  The Attorney General is elected by popular vote of the statewide electorate and is the State's chief lawyer and law enforcement official. Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman oversees the Department and manages a wide range of responsibilities.

    The Office of the Attorney General/Department of Law is an equal opportunity employer and understands that a diverse work force adds quality and perspective to the services we provide to the public.  They encourage candidates with diverse qualities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply.

    Employment opportunities may be found on their website, and you'll find specifics about any current openings posted below in our listings.

    The Office of the Attorney General/Colorado Department of Law First Assistant Attorney General, Consumer Credit Unit (posted 5/22/2018)

    This posting closes June 6, 2018

    Information about the Job:

    Salary Range: $9,425 - 12,500/month (Commensurate with experience)

    The Consumer Protection Section of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office has an opening for a First Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Credit Unit (CCU).  The First Assistant Attorney General is designated by the Attorney General to serve as Administrator of the Uniform Consumer Credit Code (UCCC) and enforces a number of laws related to consumer credit.  In addition to the UCCC, these include the Colorado Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Debt-Management Services Act, Credit Services Organization Act, Rental Purchase Agreement Act, and other laws.  This position supervises a staff of twenty employees, including three assistant attorneys general, financial/credit examiners, compliance investigators, a legal assistant, and support staff. 

    The CCU issues licenses to supervised (non-bank) lenders, collection agencies, and debt-management companies, conducts compliance examinations of licensees, investigates and disciplines companies and individuals suspected of violating the law, and brings enforcement actions in administrative and state district courts.  The Administrator consults with the Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit, a type 2 agency appointed by the governor.  The Administrator determines when to bring administrative discipline against licensees, drafts uncontested settlement agreements, issues letters of admonition against licensees, conducts public rulemaking hearings and issues Final Agency Orders under the Administrative Procedures Act.  The Administrator may also be asked to provide administrative interpretations, issue opinion letters, draft legislation and testify before the Colorado General Assembly.

    The CCU includes a supervisory compliance examination program and consumer complaint resolution program.  The CCU has a combined annual budget of approximately $2 million dollars.  The Administrator is responsible for managing that budget to ensure collection of sufficient license fee revenue.  The Administrator issues annual reports, compiles annual budget information, provides verbal opinions to attorneys and explanations to the public, and speaks at public forums.

    Job Qualifications: Candidate must be admitted to the Colorado bar and in good standing or clearly eligible to waive into the Colorado Bar.  The position requires at least ten years of experience as a practicing attorney.  Candidates must have outstanding writing and analytical skills, the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of personalities, a commitment to excellence, strong academic and professional credentials and a desire to serve the public interest. Experience with state or federal consumer credit laws as well as management and supervisory experience is strongly preferred. 

    All final candidates for employment must successfully pass a thorough criminal background investigation.

    How to Apply:  Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three professional references via e-mail to:

    Heidi Box
    Consumer Protection Section
    heidi.box@coag.gov


    First Assistant Attorney General - Opioid Unit (posted 5/21/2018)

    Posting closes May 31.
    Information about the Job:  
    Salary Range: $9,425 - $12,500 (Commensurate with experience)

    The Consumer Protection Section is hiring a First Assistant Attorney General to lead a new Opioid Unit.  The Unit is responsible for the State’s investigation of possible unlawful activity related to the marketing, distribution and sale of opioids, and any related enforcement action. Colorado is part of a national bipartisan coalition of 41 Attorneys General investigating industry practices related to the opioid crisis, and is among the states leading the investigation. The position directly supervises approximately nine attorneys and one paralegal in the Unit, and serves as a work leader over other attorneys in the Section that may assist in the investigation. 

    The First Assistant reports directly to the Deputy Attorney General for Consumer Protection and will provide daily oversight and strategic advice to the Unit. This includes managing the investigation and any resulting litigation, and coordinating and serving as the primary contact with other state and federal law enforcement partners. The position is responsible for supervision of the Unit attorneys and paralegal, and must evaluate performance and provide substantive guidance in the handling of investigations and any resulting litigation. The First Assistant is also responsible for developing and adhering to a budget, assigning and monitoring investigative and litigation assignments, making hiring recommendations, holding regular unit meetings, reporting to senior leadership on policy and personnel issues, monitoring legislation and legal developments related to the Unit’s work, and other issues as appropriate

    Job Qualifications: Candidate must be admitted to the Colorado bar and in good standing or clearly eligible to waive into the Colorado Bar.  The position requires 7 years of civil litigation experience, including a minimum of 5 years of complex commercial litigation or arbitration experience.  Candidates must have outstanding writing and analytical skills, the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of personalities, a commitment to excellence, strong academic and professional credentials and a desire to serve the public interest. Experience with multidistrict litigation, class actions, government investigations and enforcement actions, and the Colorado Consumer Protection Act, as well as management and supervisory experience is strongly preferred.

    All final candidates must successfully pass a thorough criminal background check.

    How to Apply:  Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three professional references via e-mail to:

    Heidi Box. Consumer Protection Section
    Email: heidi.box@coag.gov

    Assistant Attorney General - Natural Resources and Environment Section - Water Resources Unit (posted 5/21/2018) 

    Posting ends June 1st.
    Information about the Job: 
    Job Location: 1300 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
    Salary Range: $6,486 - $8,000/month

    The Natural Resources and Environment Section is seeking a water rights attorney to serve as an Assistant Attorney General to work for the Water Resources Unit or the Water Conservation Unit, or both units as needed.

    The Water Resources Unit represents the Colorado Division of Water Resources, which includes the Office of the State Engineer, the seven Division Engineers, the Colorado Groundwater Commission, and the Colorado Board of Examiners of Water Well Construction and Pump Installation Contractors.  The successful candidate will represent these clients in administrative and judicial proceedings.  Before the water courts, the Commission, or administrative hearing officers, this attorney will represent DWR in various water matters, including applications for new water rights, changes of water rights, plans for augmentation, objections to well permit issuances and denials, enforcement of curtailment and other administrative orders, appeals of agency decisions, the promulgation of agency rules, and other water rights related matters.

    The Water Conservation Unit assists Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) in adopting and implementing programs regarding instream flow protection, recreational in-channel diversions, flood management, water conservation and weather modification.  The successful candidate may help draft contracts for CWCB’s grant and loan program which provides funding for many purposes including water studies, conservation efforts, water rights purchases, reservoir construction, and dam rehabilitation.  This attorney will also assist the CWCB, the Department of Transportation, and the Department of Corrections in acquiring and protecting water rights.

    Duties:  This Assistant Attorney General may work for one or both of the units described above.  Responsibilities may include advising clients regarding a wide variety of programs and substantive and procedural legal issues, primarily representing DWR or the CWCB in administrative and judicial proceedings, including various water right matters, enforcement actions, and appeals of water court decisions or final agency actions, and providing advice and representation for rulemaking proceedings.

    Job Qualifications: The successful candidate must be admitted to the Colorado Bar in good standing or clearly eligible to waive into the Colorado Bar.  Necessary skills for this position include excellent writing and oral advocacy skills, effective interpersonal communication skills, the ability to handle a heavy caseload, and the ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.  Desired skills/experience include a minimum of four years’ experience in civil litigation and two years of trial experience, knowledge of and experience with Colorado water law and the State Administrative Procedures Act, experience in negotiating settlements, and experience in transactional work.

    All final candidates for employment must successfully pass a thorough criminal background investigation.

    Please submit a cover letter addressing the position’s job qualifications, including the desired skills and experience, a resume, and references via electronic mail to:

    Paul Benington
    First Assistant Attorney General
    Water Resources Unit
    Natural Resources & Environment Section
    Email: paul.benington@coag.gov       

    Victim Rights Program Staff Attorney - Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center   (posted 5/21/18)

    Class: 1.0 FTE; Salaried; Exempt
    Salary: Commensurate with experience

    General Description:

    The mission of the Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center is to transform the criminal justice system to consistently honor the voice of every victim and vigorously safeguard victims’ rights.  The Victim Rights Staff Attorney is responsible for the legal representation and legal technical assistance for victims, law enforcement, and service providers.  In collaboration with the Victim Rights Program Staff, this position will prioritize the selection of cases, motions, and litigation of Victims’ Rights Act (VRA) matters that require attention in the state of Colorado.

    Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Provide direct representation to victims related to their rights under the VRA.
    • Conduct intakes and needs assessments with individuals seeking services as needed.
    • Participate in weekly case review meetings.
    • Participate and attend various collaboration meetings as assigned by the Victim Rights Legal Director and Executive Director.
    • Participate in the collection and reporting of data regarding service provision.
    • Maintain necessary case files and documentation for clients.
    • Provide education and support to victims related to their rights.
    • Provide technical assistance to service providers, District Attorneys, and law enforcement regarding VRA issues.
    • Conduct trainings, both in-person and technology assisted, regarding VRA issues to partners across the state of Colorado as requested by the Legal Director.
    • Other duties as requested.

    Accountability:

    The Staff Attorney reports to the Victim Rights Legal Director.

    Qualifications:

    • Juris doctorate plus 2-5 years of related experience and licensed to practice in the state of Colorado.
    • Demonstrated understanding of both federal and state Victims’ Rights Acts
    • Bilingual Spanish-speaking, preferred.
    • Strong conflict management skills.
    • Experience working with victims of violent crime and demonstrated understanding of the impact of trauma.
    • Demonstrated understanding of victim issues, victims’ rights within the state of Colorado, and a passion for RMvlc’s mission.
    • Experience working in collaboration and partnership with other victim service providers and multidisciplinary teams.
    • Demonstrated commitment and understanding to multiculturalism, diversity, and social justice issues.
    • High degree of energy, self-motivation, and flexibility.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Computer literacy including MS Office products: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

    Application

    Submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to:

    Executive Director, Emily Tofte Nestaval, at emily@rmvictimlaw.org with the subject line of “Staff Attorney”. 

    Position will be open until filled. Applications received prior to May 28, 2018 will be given priority. No phone calls please.


    US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) (posted 5/16/2018) 

    This posting closes June 1.

    Prospective Job Applicants: (THIS IS NOT A VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT)

    OCR is collecting resumes for:

    • General Attorney positions at the GS-0905-11 and GS-0905-12 grade levels
    • Supervisory General Attorney positions at the GS-0905-14 grade levels
    • Chief Attorney positions at GS-0905-15 grade level
    • Program Manager positions at the GS-0905-15 grade level
    • Regional Director positions at the GS-0905-15 grade level

     If you know of interested and qualified persons, please have them submit resumes by Friday, June 1, 2018 by e-mail to OCRJobs@ed.gov or by mail to:

     Nichelle Boone, Room 4C144
    U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights
    400 Maryland Ave SW
    Washington, DC 20202

     OCR maintains a resume bank from which candidates may be selected for consideration to fill vacancies for positions in OCR as they arise. OCR accepts resumes from individuals who are eligible for consideration for noncompetitive hiring via:

    • Schedule A Persons with Disabilities appointments (5 CFR 213.3102(u))
    • Veterans’ Recruitment Appointments; Excepted Hiring Authority for Attorneys
    • Former Peace Corps and Americorps appointees (22 USC 2506)

     If you are interested in working at OCR and are eligible for consideration under any of these hiring authorities, please send your resume to OCRJobs@ed.gov.  In your email, please indicate the type of position as well as the regional office or offices for which you would like to be considered.

    After submitting your resume, you will receive an email confirming that your resume has been received. OCR will keep your resume on file for possible consideration for 365 days following the date of submission. Please note, however, that the OCRJobs@ed.gov account is not staffed to respond to questions. Should you be selected for consideration, you will be contacted by OCR to confirm your continued interest.  Candidates are also encouraged to check www.usajobs.gov for OCR positions as well.

     

    Harrington Brewster & Clein P.C. - Denver Center for Mediation and Collaborative Law - (posted 5/14/2018)

    A rewarding career making a difference: 
    Join the Wonderful Team of HBC!

     Harrington Brewster & Clein P.C. and the Denver Center for Mediation and Collaborative Law are seeking a part time Estate Planning/ Family Law Attorney.  Can work some from home and have flexible hours.  Minimum of three years of Estate Planning Experience.

    Contact Terri Harrington at  th@hbc-law.net with resume with at least two reference letters attached. Option to build to full time.

     

    The Office of the Attorney General/Colorado Department of Law - Assistant Attorney General- Corrections and Public Safety Unit- Litigation Attorney (posted 5/9/2018)

    Posting closes May 29.

    The Corrections and Public Safety Unit of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office is looking for a talented, enthusiastic, and experienced litigation attorney.  

    The Corrections and Public Safety Unit provides representation to the Colorado Department of Corrections, the Colorado Parole Board, and the various division of the Colorado Department of Public Safety including the Colorado State Patrol, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, the Division of Criminal Justice, the Division of Fire Prevention and Control, and the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.  The Unit defends lawsuits involving various issues, including constitutional rights, time computation, prison discipline proceedings, habeas corpus petitions, parole, administrative law, and contract-related matters. Unit lawyers also provide general legal advice to the Department of Corrections, the Parole Board, the Colorado State Patrol, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, the Division of Criminal Justice, the Division of Fire Prevention and Control, and the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management on a daily basis on matters such as open records requests, environmental issues, sentencing issues, internal discipline, and procedural matters, compliance issues, and administrative regulations. The attorney’s duties will include all aspects of litigation: an active motions practice, discovery, preparing witnesses for hearing and trial, filing prehearing documents, trying cases in both state and federal court, and briefing and arguing appeals before the Colorado Court of Appeals, the Colorado Supreme Court, and the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

    Salary Range: 6,486 to 8,000/month

     Job Qualifications: Candidate must be admitted to the Colorado bar or clearly eligible to waive into the Colorado Bar and be in good standing at the time of application. Position requires a minimum of 3 years of litigation experience.  Interest in and specific experience with corrections law, C.R.C.P. 106, 42 U.S.C. §1983, administrative law, and federal and state appeals is strongly desired.  Strong written and oral communication skills and an ability to develop a successful litigation strategy are essential.

    All final candidates must successfully pass a thorough criminal background check.

    To learn about our benefits visit: https://www.colorado.gov/dhr/benefits.  

    How to Apply:  Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references via e-mail to:

    Elaine Sanchez, Office Manager

    Civil Litigation and Employment Law Section
    Email: elaine.sanchez@coag.gov

    Foran, Glennon, Palandech, Ponzi, & Rudloff P.C. - Part-Time Attorney (posted 5/7/2016)

    Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff PC, an international insurance defense firm with 8 offices, seeks a Part-Time Attorney (approximately 100 hours per month) with at least 3-5 years of insurance coverage litigation experience. 

    Candidate should have overall litigation case management experience including drafting motions, handling discovery requests, taking depositions, and experience in court proceedings. Strong academic credentials and excellent writing skills as well as experience in litigation insurance coverage and bad faith cases is also required. 

    May present opportunities for travel and Full-Time employment in the future. Colorado bar admission required. 

    For immediate consideration, please submit your resume along with a cover letter and salary requirements to careers@fgppr.com.


    City of Aurora, Colorado - Assistant City Attorney 1 - Criminal Division (posted 5/7/2018)

    It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of: Integrity, Respect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.

    Why Work for Aurora?

    • Make a difference in the lives of real people every day Diverse community
    • Competitive total compensation package
    • Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan Light rail station minutes away
    • On-site fitness center and wellness programs
    • Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement Access to innovation work spaces
    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    The Criminal Division handles prosecution of petty offenses and misdemeanors occurring in the City. The mission of our Criminal Division is to enhance public safety and to achieve justice through the effective prosecution of municipal offenses.

    This position is a Full Time, entry-level position. The position involves the prosecution of City ordinance violations, including negotiations, motions, trial practice, and appeals. Applicants must be members, in good standing, of the Colorado Bar.

    Those applications received without a Writing Sample will not be reviewed.

    As an Assistant City Attorney, you will utilize your knowledge and abilities obtained through law school education and municipal, governmental or private experience to conduct research, draft legal documents and prosecute cases in the Aurora Municipal Court, through the Criminal Division of the City Attorney's Office.

    • Serves as a criminal trial and appellate attorney in the Criminal Division Conducts research for trials and appellate briefs
    • Enters into plea negotiations with defendants or their attorneys during pretrial conferences
    • Interviews victims and witnesses of crimes
    • Performs a wide variety of legal projects for the City Attorney's Office and Municipal Court Prepares and tries cases of city code violations
    • Prepares pleadings, undertakes discovery and drafts appeals
    • Provides direct legal service on a variety of matters concerning and/or related to the Charter, Ordinances, or rules and regulations of the City
    • Researches legal casework pertinent to ongoing legal matters
    • Searches for, reads, and analyzes legal newsletters, journals, ordinances, books, and case notes pertinent to on-going legal matters
    • Performs other related duties as required
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Graduation from an accredited law school. Must be a member, in good standing, of the Colorado Bar.
    • Experience with negotiations, trials, and appeals of municipal ordinance violations, helpful but not required.
    • Knowledge of the basic principles of law, the ability to conduct legal research, and write briefs
    • Thorough knowledge of the Colorado Revised Statutes, as pertinent to city government, Rules of Evidence, the Aurora Municipal Code, local court rules and Colorado Municipal Court Rules of Procedure
    • Utilizes knowledge and abilities obtained through law school education and municipal, governmental or private experience to conduct research, draft legal documents and prosecute cases
    • Utilizes knowledge of municipal procedures, organizational frameworks, administrative policies, trial procedure, etc., to carry out assigned duties.
    • Ability to effectively prosecute violators of municipal ordinances
    • Demonstrated knowledge of human behavior, and ability to effectively counsel, train, interview, and imbue others with an opinion or understanding of a concept
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with City employees, officials and the general public
    • Substantial skill in pleadings practice Skilled in legal research
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Motivation, ability and perseverance for daily courtroom/litigation duties Teamwork
    • Professionalism Positive attitude
    • High energy, positive "can do" attitude with a high level of accountability for driving results
    • Strong focus on customer needs and approachability Undisputed integrity and trust
    • Excellent problem solving, negotiating and communication skills Ability to effectively deal with change and ambiguity
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively build relationships and manage conflict
    • High learning agility, driven to continuously develop existing and new skills
    • Ability to work effectively within and to contribute to a team approach to providing legal services
    • Must be a member, in good standing, of the Colorado Bar Association.
    Working Conditions:
    • Primarily sedentary physical work requiring the ability to lift a maximum of 10 pounds Occasional lifting, carrying, walking and standing
    • Frequent hand/eye coordination to operate office equipment Vision for reading, recording and interpreting information
    • Frequent speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens
    • Works primarily in clean, comfortable environment; in an office or courtroom.
    • Frequently answers telephone; frequently uses standard office equipment including typewriters, computers, calculators and copy/fax machines.
    • This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.

    For Veterans points: Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.

    The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.

    Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace. A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.

    Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:

    As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:

    http://www.auroragov.org/

    OR

    15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO 80012


    Burns, Figa & Will - Associate Attorney (posted 5/4/2018)

    Burns, Figa & Will, a well-established DTC law firm, is currently seeking an Associate with 3+ years of experience in commercial real estate leasing to support the firm’s expanding real estate practice. 

    Candidates should have excellent academic credentials, plus strong written and verbal skills. We offer competitive salary, excellent benefits and a great work environment. 

     Please submit a cover letter, law school transcript, writing sample and resume to:  

    careeropportunities@bfwlaw.com. ( http://www.bfwlaw.com/news/bfw-is-currently-seeking-a-commercial-real-estate-associate/) 

    Burns, Figa & Will - Temporary Attorney (posted 5/4/2018)

    Burns, Figa & Will, a well-established DTC law firm, is currently seeking a temporary attorney (second half of 2018) with 3+ years of experience in commercial real estate leasing to support the firm’s expanding real estate practice. 

    Candidates should have excellent academic credentials, plus strong written and verbal skills. We offer competitive salary, excellent benefits and a great work environment. 

    Please submit a cover letter, law school transcript, writing sample and resume to:
    careeropportunities@bfwlaw.com.  (http://www.bfwlaw.com/news/bfw-is-currently-seeking-a-temporary-attorney-second-half-of-2018-with-3-years-of-experience-in-commercial-real-estate-leasing/)

     Fairfield and Woods, P.C. - Trust and Estate Attorney (posted 5/3/2018)

    Fairfield and Woods, P.C. is currently seeking an experienced attorney, with 2-6 years of experience in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, elder law, and transactional taxation.  

    Candidates must be licensed to practice law in Colorado.  Ideal candidates will have strong written and oral communication skills and be team oriented.  

    Please submit resume and professional references to:
    Bruce A. Fowler at bfowler@fwlaw.com
    No phone calls please.  

    Hall & Evans - Associate Attorney - Multiple Openings (posted 5/3/2018)

    Hall & Evans is continuing to expand locally and regionally, and is seeking associate-level attorneys to fill several new openings.  Defense and trial experience preferred, and motions practice is a plus. We offer a collegial business-casual environment with opportunities to develop clients. If you're looking to join a growing organization, then this opportunity may be for you! Please visit our website for more information. 

    All applicants will need to complete an online employment application and upload a cover letter, resume, and writing sample.  

    Apply today at http://hallandevansllc.appone.com

    Hall & Evans is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Kokih and Goldmanis - Paralegal (posted 5/2/2018)

    Kokih and Goldmanis is looking to hire a full time paralegal for their office in Castle Rock.   The potential hire’s time would be split between their estate practice & family practice, so ideally the candidate would have experience in at least one of these areas.  However, a good hard working person without experience but interested in being trained would be considered.  If you or anyone you know is looking, please have them send a resume & references to:  

    Karen Shirley
    Kokish and Goldmanis, PC
    316 Wilcox Street
    Castle Rock, CO 80104
    kshirley@kgattys.com
    720-248-7621

    Colorado Public Defender Commission - Colorado State Public Defender (posted 4/30/2018) 

    This posting closes May 25th at 12:00 p.m. 

    The Colorado Public Defender Commission is seeking applications for the Colorado State Public Defender position. Current State Public Defender Douglas K. Wilson, whose term expires on December 31, 2019, has announced his retirement effective August 1, 2018. 

    Applicants must have been licensed to practice law in Colorado for at least five years prior to appointment. This is a full-time position. The successful applicant shall not engage in the private practice of law. The appointment is for a five-year term beginning August 1, 2018. Salary for the position is $175,434. The Public Defender is eligible for reappointment for one or more subsequent five-year terms.

    The vacancy is being announced as a courtesy to the Colorado Public Defender Commission and is not a classified position within the Colorado Judicial Branch or a part of the Executive Branch’s state classified system.

    Applicants must submit a job application (including statement of interest), cover letter and three references to pdcommission@coloradodefenders.us no later than 12:00 p.m., Friday, May 25, 2018.

    A copy of the job description and application form can be found by clicking the links below:
    http://www.coloradodefenders.us/colorado-state-public-defender-announcement/

    Colorado State Public Defender Job Description
    Colorado State Public Defender Application


    Polaris Law Group - Associate Attorney (posted 4/30/2018) 

    Polaris Law Group is a small law firm in Longmont, Colorado with clients throughout the Denver area, Colorado, and internationally. Our clients are the most important things to us and we require that anyone who joins our family considers them to be equally important and want to provide only the highest quality service.

    We are looking for an attorney interested in any or all of the following areas (or others which are compatible to those below):

    • Business Law
    • Real Estate Law
    • Tax Law 
    • Intellectual Property Law
    • International Transactional
    • International Trade Law
    • Dispute Resolution
    • International Dispute Resolution
    • Immigration Law
    • Trusts and Estates

    Polaris Law Group is looking for associates (<3 years experience) and partners (3+ years experience) and only hires associates with interest in becoming partners and remaining part of our Polaris family for the long term. In light of this, we also require the following in an attorney:

    • Willingness to build the business;
    • Ability to work well and communicate in a close-knit environment; and
    • Willingness to take on personal responsibility for your own client base.

    Any candidates must also be unopposed to our canine “receptionist.”

    Please submit resume/CV, cover letter, and three references to skc@lawpolaris.com. Writing sample is optional. All inquiries will be kept confidential.


    Legal Receptionist - Dewhirst & Dolven (posted 4/17/2018)

    This posting closes May 31st.

    Immediate opening for a Legal Receptionist with experience working in a civil litigation law firm. Duties include: answering incoming calls, directing calls to appropriate associates, mail distribution, flow of correspondence, requisition of supplies, transcription, data entry, LexisNexis/ICCES filings, photocopying, organizing documents in binders, assisting paralegals and attorneys with projects, and possible litigation support. Must possess advanced communication, collaboration and technological skills coupled with flexibility and understanding of customer/client focus.  

    This is largely a sedentary role; which may require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary. 

    Coverage is needed Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Paid, covered parking, health benefits and access to gym facilities.  

    Salary will be commensurate with level of experience. 

    Please send your application materials to: 
    Patrick J. Maggio, Esq.
    pjm@dewhirstdolven.com


    Defence Litigation Attorney - Wells, Anderson & Race, LLC (posted 5/8/2018)

    Wells, Anderson & Race, LLC is looking for full-time attorney experienced in all areas of litigation related to bad faith, UM/UIM, and other insurance and personal injury matters.  

    Must be able to identify, analyze and develop relevant facts, legal issues, and effective strategies for case, show initiative, and have strong work ethic. Has to work well as a team member. 

    Do not apply unless you are already admitted, and have practiced for a defense firm in Colorado.  

    Provide cover letter and resume to sdell@warllc.com.


    Armstrong Teasdale-Litigation Legal Secretary (posted 3/30/18)

    This posting closes May 30th

    Job Description:

    The Litigation Legal Secretary is responsible for assisting attorneys and paralegals through the performance of complex secretarial and clerical duties requiring knowledge of legal terminology and the legal process.  The position reports to the Human Resources Department and the Managing Attorney in the Denver office.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Work with your team in the preparation and filing of all court documents and have knowledge of electronic court filings and litigation procedures.
    • Contact clients and opposing counsel for the scheduling of appointments and maintain timekeeper calendars.
    • Communicate directly with clients in a professional manner.
    • Review and proofread all documents produced, check for proper formatting, spelling and grammatical errors, as well as ensuring that all attachments, exhibits or enclosures are intact before distribution.
    • Provide document production services in accordance with the requirements of assigned timekeepers.
    • Maintain client files – electronic scanning.
    • Assist attorneys in the review of billing statements.
    • Act as liaison between attorneys and paralegals with regard to prioritizing workload and deadlines. 
    • Coordinate and make travel arrangements.
    • Communicate information and updates on projects to appropriate timekeeper.
    • Prepare assignments according to required specifications.
    • Perform conflict checks and file openings.
    • Perform other duties as assigned (including, but not limited to kitchen duties, reception backup, etc.).
    Job Requirements:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

    • Ability to deal professionally and communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing both internally and externally. 
    • Ability to conduct and follow through with electronic court filings and knowledge of the court systems and their guidelines.
    • Ability to pay close attention to detail, under deadlines constraints and changing work priorities, and complete work assignments logically and accurately.
    • Proven ability to be flexible, be customer service oriented and work both independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to take direction, accept responsibility for assigned tasks and learn from problematic situations when they occur.
    • Possess outstanding proofreading skills.
    • Requires the ability to regularly report to work on the days and times scheduled.
    • Willingness and desire to attend training classes to maintain and increase technical skill sets.

    Education and/or Experience:

    • Minimum two (2) years working as a Litigation Legal Secretary
    • Experience with electronic court filings
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

    • None

    Disclaimer:

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

    https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_jobpost.aspx?%40Pl3%3CKWEX%40=2NG4&%3db8=%3a%40%3bA

    Armstrong Teasdale-Litigation Paralegal (posted 3/30/18)

    This posting closes May 30th

    Job Description:

    Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an experienced paralegal to join its Litigation Practice Group in the Denver office.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Obtains information required to comply with subpoenas, requests for production of documents, or other forms of pretrial discovery, and conducts investigatory research in litigation matters with attorney guidance
    • Maintains litigation electronic databases (Relativity, Eclipse, Xera) including uploading key case documents and emails
    • Maintains key case deadlines in the commercial litigation calendar
    • Researches and summarizes laws, cases, and files; presents a synopsis to the attorney for use in preparation for trial or responding to a legal issue
    • Ensures timely responses to legal notices and subpoenas
    • Receives service of process and coordinates timely assignment of cases to the litigation team
    • Organizes documents for pre-litigation matters or legal proceedings
    • Conducts fact gathering interviews and documents research
    • Prepares legal documents and business communications as needed
    • Performs legal research using provided resources
    • Assists with collection and production of relevant documents
    Job Requirements:
    • Knowledge of legal processes and procedures
    • Strong attention to detail for cite checking
    • Experience in record keeping and management
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Solid organizational, communication and time management skills
    • Demonstrated ability to employ judgment and experience to make decisions
    • Ability to handle a high volume of active matters and meet strict deadlines
    • Ability to work flexible hours/a flexible schedule to accommodate projects as needed
    • Candidate must be a self-starter who is driven to identify and act on opportunities for improvement in efficiencies in the delivery of highest quality professional services
    • Professional demeanor and ability to work well with others within the firm and as part of a team, consistent with firm's mission of "exceeding expectations through teamwork and excellent client service"

    NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience:

    • A Paralegal Certificate or four year degree in Paralegal or Legal Studies is required
    • Three-to-five years of related paralegal experience in a corporate or law firm environment is required
    • Previous paralegal experience in a litigation department is highly desired
    • Previous experience in a legal documentation management database is needed for this role

    Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

    https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_jobpost.aspx?%40Pl3%3CKWEX%40=2NG4&%3db8=%3a%40%3bA


    Armstrong Teasdale-IP Litigation Associate (posted 3/30/18)

    This posting closes May 30th

    Job Description:

    Armstrong Teasdale LLP, listed as one of Law360’s Largest IP Practice Groups, is seeking an IP Litigation Associate for a full-time position in its Denver office.

    Job Requirements:

    We are seeking candidates with a technical background (science or engineering). IP litigation experience is preferred. The applicant should be a registered patent attorney or be qualified to sit for the U.S. Patent Bar Examination.

    The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent research and writing skills, possess strong communication skills, and be interested in conducting actual trial work.

    Interested candidates should apply by submitting a resume and writing sample.

    We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

    https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_jobpost.aspx?%40Pl3%3CKWEX%40=2NG4&%3db8=8_CG

    Armstrong Teasdale-Litigation Associate (posted 3/30/18)

    This posting closes May 30th

    Job Description:

    Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking a litigation associate with at least two to five years of experience to join its Denver office.

    This role presents an opportunity to work on complex commercial and labor and employment litigation matters. The successful candidate for this position will have responsibility for all phases of litigation, including drafting initial pleadings, discovery, dispositive motions and trial preparation in conjunction with a supervising attorney/attorneys. After demonstrating the ability for greater responsibility, there will be an opportunity to conduct witness interviews, depositions and client meetings independently.

    Job Requirements:

    Interested applicants must have a minimum of two years’ litigation experience at a large national or regional law firm; demonstrate superior writing and oral communication skills; have excellent academic credentials; demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively; and show a strong interest in advancing their career at this law firm. A judicial clerkship can substitute for one year of experience. 

    We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

    https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_jobpost.aspx?%40Pl3%3CKWEX%40=2NG4&%3db8=8_CG




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