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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

"Storm The Bench!"  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.   

District Attorney - 11th Judicial District (posted 5/19/2019)

This posting closes May 31.

Molly Chilson, District Attorney for the 11th Judicial District (Park, Chaffee, Fremont, and Custer Counties), has informed the Governor that she will resign from her position, effective June 8, 2019. Governor Polis will appoint a replacement to serve for the remainder of her term, which runs through January 12, 2021.

To be eligible for appointment, you must be:

  • A qualified elector of the judicial district at the time of election or selection
  • Licensed to practice law for 5 years in the state
  • A resident of the district during the term in office

To apply, please visit https://www.colorado.gov/governor/boards-and-commissions-application.

Disrict Attoney - 14th Judicial District (posted 5/23/2019)

This posting closes May 31.

Brett Barkey, District Attorney for the 14th Judicial District (Moffat, Routt and Grand Counties), has informed the Governor that he will resign from his position, effective July  1, 2019.  Governor Polis will appoint a replacement to serve for the remainder of his term, which runs through January 14, 2020.

To be eligible for appointment, you must be:

· A qualified elector of the judicial district at the time of election or selection

· Licensed to practice law for 5 years in the state 

· A resident of the district at the time of swearing in and during the term in office 

To apply, please visit  https://www.colorado.gov/governor/boards-and-commissions-application


REQUESTS FOR QUALIFICATIONS

There are no RFQs at this time.

SUMMER LAW INTERNSHIPS

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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 Phil Weiser 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/Department of Law - Assistant Attorney General - State Services Section (posted 5/25/2019)

    This posting closes June 12

    The Contracts and Procurement Unit of the State Services Section consists of attorneys, a legal assistant, and an administrative assistant. The unit works as a team; however, each attorney has a diverse case load with significant independent duties and responsibilities. This unit advises and represents all Colorado state agencies, higher education institutions and elected officials on a wide range of transactional matters including: state procurement matters; requests for proposals; IT vendor agreements (including cloud based contracts); trademark; capital construction; real property transactions (including leases and lease purchase agreements); agreements relating to banking, credit cards and debt management; public finance agreements (including bonds, certificates of participation, and public loans); complex vendor agreements; revenue generating agreements (e.g. licenses and grants); intergovernmental agreements and memoranda of understanding (including with local airports and the federal government); energy loan agreements; and fee agreements with special assistant attorneys general. The unit also provides general counsel advice on transactional issues (e.g. procurement and contract matters), negotiates and drafts contracts, and assists clients with contract disputes. This unit acts as general counsel for the Office of the State Controller (“OSC”), and works closely with the OSC on state-wide contracting and procurement issues, and rulemaking. The unit works closely with the State Treasurer on financial matters. This unit is primarily involved in state contract drafting, negotiating, contract review, resolving contract disputes, and terminating contracts as appropriate. The unit also serves as an educational and training resource for the Department of Law and its client agencies and monitors legislation relating to the Unit’s subject matters.

    Principal duties of this position include representation in all state contracts, with significant drafting and contract review with the goal of compliance with state fiscal rules and the state procurement code. This position will also be heavily involved in real estate transactions. The candidate assists state clients when contract disputes arise. The candidate is expected to constantly fine tune the contract improvement process, which means working with the OSC and procurement office, drafting state templates, ensuring adequate contractual protections for the state and state agencies on a daily basis, and working with vendors to ensure the state’s best interests and needs are met. The candidate will provide legal opinions for all clients on a wide variety of issues involving specific agency contracts and programs. Additionally, the candidate will work closely with the Treasurer’s office on financial transactions. Responsibilities will also include assisting other units and other sections within the Department of Law, as necessary. The successful candidate is expected to be a contributing member of the unit with regard to educational and training resource for client agencies.

    Job Qualifications:

    Candidate must be licensed to practice law in Colorado or clearly eligible to waive into the Colorado Bar and in good standing at the time of application. All candidates must have a minimum of five years legal experience and a minimum of three years of significant contract, transactional and financial agreements drafting experience. Candidate must also have a strong background in real estate. Interest in, and specific experience with, government contracts or transactions are strongly desired. Good client relations skills and the ability to work independently and productively as part of a team are essential.

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

    How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample (preferably a contract or agreement) and three professional references via e-mail to:

    Xan Serocki
    Legal Assistant
    State Services Section
    Office of the Attorney General
    Email: Xan.Serocki@coag.gov


    The Office of the Attorney General/Department of Law - Assistant Attorney General - Water Quality and Radiation Protection Unit (posted 5/25/2019)

    This posting closes June 12.

    The Natural Resources and Environment Section is seeking a full-time Assistant Attorney General for the Water Quality and Radiation Protection Unit. This position represents and advises the Colorado Water Quality Control Division, the Water Quality Control Commission, and the Radiation Management Program of the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment in their implementation and administration of state and federal laws designed to protect water quality and to protect against radiation hazards.

    This attorney will serve as a member of a team that provides general counsel advice and litigation services to the client agency on a wide variety of matters involving core program issues. The AAG’s responsibilities include representing the Water Quality Control Division, the Water Quality Control Commission, and the Radiation Management Program in administrative and state and federal judicial proceedings and appeals of final agency actions; drafting regulatory provisions and participating in rulemaking hearings; counselling and representing the agencies in enforcement actions; and providing advice on legislative proposals. General counsel advice will require conducting legal research, drafting memoranda, working with agency staff and leadership, and responding on short notice to inquiries from the management team. Litigation can include agency hearings before Administrative Law Judges as well as cases in state and federal court. Attorneys in the Unit work collaboratively with other Natural Resources and Environment Section attorneys and regularly interact with federal, local and other state agencies.

    Job Qualifications: Candidates must be licensed to practice law in Colorado or clearly eligible to waive into the Colorado Bar and be in good standing with a minimum of three years’ experience practicing law. Successful candidates will possess strong writing, research, litigation, and analytical skills, and be capable of working independently. The ideal candidate should have legal experience with environmental regulatory programs, preferably water quality and/or the regulation of radioactive materials, as well as with government-specific laws such as open records, open meetings law, and the Colorado Administrative Procedure Act. Preference will be given to candidates with civil litigation experience. Non-legal professional experience in areas related to water quality, drinking water, or radiation will also be taken into consideration.

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

    Please submit a resume, with references and a writing sample via electronic mail to:

    Patti Dubose, Office Manager
    Natural Resources & Environment Section
    Water Quality and Radiation Unit
    Email: patti.dubose@coag.gov


    Assistant United States Attorney - District of Colorado - Criminal Division (posted 5/25/2019)

    This posting closes May 29th.

    The U. S. Attorney's Office is currently accepting applications for the position of a TERM Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division in Denver, Colorado. Employment at the U.S. Attorney's Office offers a unique and challenging experience for the highly motivated attorney; an opportunity to work on some of the most significant, complex and visible cases being litigated today. The office is seeking applications from experienced litigators who have a strong Federal or State litigation background and trial experience.

    This is a temporary position not-to-exceed 13 months. This position may be extended or made permanent without further competition.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least 3 years post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience.
    • United States citizenship is required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Preferred qualifications include at least 3 or more years of post- J.D. litigation experience. Applicants must demonstrate a quick analytical ability and facility to accurately and precisely articulate the critical issues in a case. Applicants must demonstrate superior oral and writing skills as well as strong research and interpersonal skills and good judgment. Applicants must possess excellent communication and courtroom skills and exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff, and client agencies. Applicants must have demonstrated capacity to function, with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding environment while balancing a high case load.

    You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.

    Applications must be submitted through the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/534451500

     

    Winzenburg, Leff, Purvis & Payne, LLP - Paralegal (posted 5/24/2019)

    Winzenburg, Leff, Purvis & Payne, LLP, a boutique law firm located just off of C-470 in southwest Littleton, is seeking a detail-oriented paralegal with experience in litigation and bankruptcy to work closely with three principal attorneys.

    The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 2 years relevant experience with knowledge of Colorado state court rules and procedures, e-filing, and preparation of litigation documents. A positive attitude, great phone skills and customer service, and a reliable and strong work ethic are important in this fast-paced, congenial environment.

    Job responsibilities and requirements include:

    • Preparing/revision of standard legal documents and correspondence
    • Skilled in editing, proofreading, grammar, spelling, punctuation and composition
    • Calendaring court trials, mediations, hearings, maintaining attorneys’ calendars
    • Experience and knowledge in Colorado Court’s e-filing system and PACER e-filing
    • Copying/scanning, filing, and e-mailing documents
    • Excellent organizational and computer skills, including Microsoft Office
    • Phone and email communication with clients, opposing counsel and pro se parties
    • Ability to type 75 wpm or more with accuracy

    Knowledge of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, TABs billing program and PracticeMaster is beneficial

    We offer a competitive benefits package which includes health/dental insurance; group life insurance; group long-term disability insurance; 401K/profit sharing; paid time off and more.

    No agencies please.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary commensurate to experience. Please submit resume to wlppparalegal@gmail.com if interested.

    ________________________________________


    Colorado Department of Law/Office of the Attorney General - Assistant Attorney General -Natural Resources and Environment Section
    (posted 5/23/2019)

    This posting closes June 5.

    Information About the Job: The Natural Resources and Environment Section, Solid & Hazardous Waste / CERCLA Unit seeks an experienced attorney to represent the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division and Colorado’s Natural Resources Trustees. This position involves solid and hazardous waste administrative and district court enforcement, and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act matters including natural resources damages, removal actions, remedial actions, and responsible party negotiations. This position also represents the Solid & Hazardous Waste Commission, a Governor-appointed rule-making body. The Unit currently contains seven experienced, collaborative attorneys, an expert paralegal, and excellent administrative support. The successful candidate must be able to first chair his or her own cases, successfully negotiate complex documents, and work well with technically and legally sophisticated clients.

    Job Qualifications: Must be licensed to practice law in Colorado or clearly eligible to waive into the Colorado Bar and be in good standing where admitted. Candidates must have demonstrated a commitment to environmental law and have at least two years of litigation experience. Environmental or regulatory enforcement experience preferred. Travel within the State is required but infrequent.

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

    How to apply: Please submit a resume, writing sample and a minimum of three professional references via e-mail to:

    Patti Dubose
    Office Manager
    Natural Resources and Environment
    patti.dubose@coag.gov


    Colorado Department of Law/Office of the Attorney General - First Assistant Attorney General - General Litigation Unit (posted 5/23/2019)

    This posting closes June 10.

    This First Assistant Attorney General manages the General Litigation Unit within the Civil Litigation and Employment Law Section, and is the office’s subject matter expert on the Colorado Governmental Immunity Act (CGIA), personal injury and property damage tort claims, and 42 U.S.C. § 1983 litigation. The First Assistant is the lead advisor to the State Risk Manager on questions of liability, coverage, indemnity, settlements, applicability of the CGIA and other matters as they arise. The First Assistant reports directly to the section deputy.

    The General Litigation Unit defends state agencies, institutions of higher education, and employees in lawsuits seeking damages for tort claims, and those brought pursuant to federal law (except for employment claims). The Unit also assists on major litigation filed against the state. In addition, the Unit provides most of the conflicts counsel representation to state regulatory agencies, boards, and commissions.

    The First Assistant supervises and evaluates the Unit’s attorneys and paralegals, including case consultations, caseload management, and co-counseling cases. The First Assistant also handles a full caseload. The First Assistant manages the Unit, including budget/fiscal review and compliance, compiling information and statistics for budget and audit requests, assigning and monitoring cases, making hiring decisions and salary recommendations, motivating and evaluating staff, holding regular unit meetings, keeping the deputy informed of relevant matters, reporting to senior management on policy and personnel issues, and monitoring legislation, rulemaking and other issues.

    Additionally, the First Assistant in the General Litigation Unit oversees the Special Matters Team, a newly created sub-unit that serves as a repository for complex civil matters that require a trial team with deep litigation experience and the ability to handle a wide variety of cases.

    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. Required qualifications include strong written and oral communication skills, an ability to develop successful team building strategies, good client relations skills, and the ability to demonstrate strong leadership. Management and supervisory experience and experience with governmental immunity and personal injury and property damage claims is strongly preferred.

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

    The State of Colorado offers retirement benefits including PERA Defined Benefit Plan and PERA Defined Contribution Plan, plus 401(k) and 457 plans; medical and dental health plans; paid life insurance; short and long-term disability coverage; flexible spending accounts; annual leave; sick leave and ten paid holidays per year.

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

    Elaine Sanchez
    Program Assistant
    Civil Litigation & Employment Law Section
    Elaine.sanchez@coag.gov


    Colorado Parks and Wildlife Real Estate Specialist (posted 5/23/2019)

    This position provides professional real estate services for CPW and the Commission to include acting as an official representative in real property transactions and negotiations involving the acquisition and disposition of real estate. The position provides expert analysis of a variety of complex real estate documents including land surveys, title commitments, abstracts, deeds and related legal documents. The position advises and educates CPW staff and outside stakeholders, including CPW legal representatives, on the intricacies and potential challenges regarding land surveys, title searches, title insurance, conveyance documents, and related issues.

    Please see the website for the complete job description, qualifications, and application.

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP - Corporate Associate (posted 5/21/2019)

    Dorsey is seeking a Corporate Associate to provide support to our Palo Alto Corporate Group. This position could be based in Denver, Minneapolis, Palo Alto, Salt Lake City or Seattle. The associate will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and venture capital transactions, financings and fund formation. Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.

    Qualified candidates will have:

    • Experience in one or more of the following: venture capital offerings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, partnerships/LLCs, commercial transactions;
    • Experience working in the business/corporate group of a large law firm;
    • Strong communication and writing skills; and
    • Top academic credentials.

    Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive work environment. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community. One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:

    • Mansfield Rule Plus Certification (Diversity Lab)
    • Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)
    • 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)
    • Gold Standard Certification (Women in Law Empowerment Forum)
    • Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an EEO/AAP/Disabled Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.

    About Dorsey

    Clients have relied on the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP since 1912 as a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner. With locations across the United States as well as Canada, Europe and Asia, Dorsey provides an integrated, dedicated approach to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey’s diverse client base includes more than one-third of Fortune 100 companies.

    Our lawyers apply superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of business and industry. We serve clients in nearly all industries, but focus on six key industries in which we have excellent depth and a history of achieving client success: Banking and Financial Institutions; Development and Infrastructure; Energy & Natural Resources; Food, Beverage & Agribusiness; Healthcare; and Technology.

    Dorsey’s distinguished alumni include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, noted law professor and scholar William Prosser and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale. Recognized for our dedication to community, Dorsey has met the ABA Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge every year since the Challenge began in 1993 by devoting more than 3% of billable hours to pro bono work.

    How to Apply

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs.

    We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.


    Dorsey & Whitney LLP - Associate Attorney (posted 5/21/2019)

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking an Associate attorney with three to five years of experience in the intellectual property field to join the Trademark, Copyright and Brand Management department in our Denver office.

    This Associate will work on trademark, copyright and related unfair competition and advertising and marketing issues, including trademark strategy, clearance, prosecution, and enforcement matters, domestic and internationally; opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; copyright strategy, analysis and filings; marketing and advertising clearance; URDP complaints and online enforcement and take down requests; of publicity issues; and assistance with due diligence in purchase, sale, and financing transactions that relate to intellectual property assets. The work will also include drafting intellectual property related agreements such as licenses and rights transfer agreements; handling digital content issues such as fair use; and providing litigation support in the trademark, copyright and advertising fields.

    Strong preference for qualified candidates who have:

    • Three to five years of intellectual property experience in the trademark and copyright field, including conducting and reviewing trademark searches and drafting search opinions and handling of trademark and copyright prosecution and enforcement matters domestically and internationally
    • Exemplary organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail
    • Track record of successfully managing client projects and deadlines with independence
    • Experience with client interactions and direct communications
    • Excellent analytical and writing skills, and
    • Strong academic performance.

    Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive work environment. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community. One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:

    • Mansfield Rule Plus Certification (Diversity Lab)
    • Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)
    • 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)
    • Gold Standard Certification (Women in Law Empowerment Forum)
    • Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an EEO/AAP/Disabled Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.

    About Dorsey

    Clients have relied on the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP since 1912 as a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner. With locations across the United States as well as Canada, Europe and Asia, Dorsey provides an integrated, dedicated approach to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey’s diverse client base includes more than one-third of Fortune 100 companies.

    Our lawyers apply superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of business and industry. We serve clients in nearly all industries, but focus on six key industries in which we have excellent depth and a history of achieving client success: Banking and Financial Institutions; Development and Infrastructure; Energy & Natural Resources; Food, Beverage & Agribusiness; Healthcare; and Technology.

    Dorsey’s distinguished alumni include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, noted law professor and scholar William Prosser and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale. Recognized for our dedication to community, Dorsey has met the ABA Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge every year since the Challenge began in 1993 by devoting more than 3% of billable hours to pro bono work.

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs.

    We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.


    Office of the Attorney General/Colorado Department of Law - Assistant Attorney General - Financial and Health Services Unit (posted 5/16/2019)

    This posting closes June 3.

    This attorney will work in the Financial and Health Services unit within the Business & Licensing Section representing the Colorado Division of Securities and the Colorado Division of Banking. Responsibilities may include representation in any of the following matters:

    • Hearings, mediations, trials, or appeals;
    • Assist in representation of the Banking Board at regular meetings and rulemaking hearings;
    • Enforcement of the Colorado Securities Act and the Colorado Banking Code through actions in the district court for injunctive relief; or
    • Any other legal matter for the programs.

    In addition, this position will handle matters on an as-needed basis to assist other attorneys in the unit and in the section.

    The Financial and Health Services team provides legal services that touch on diverse legal issues and handles matters in administrative, state, and appellate courts.

    Must be licensed to practice law in Colorado or clearly eligible to waive into the Colorado Bar and a minimum of 4 years of experience practicing law, and a demonstrated ability to handle courtroom litigation and discovery matters effectively. The successful candidate should have well-developed litigation skills, and strong writing, editing and research abilities along with a strong ability to work collaboratively with a variety of people. Previous background in administrative law, Colorado Open Meetings and Open Records laws are highly desirable. The ideal candidate will have an excellent ability to work with client agencies, have a passion for litigation, and demonstrate a strong desire to serve the public interest.

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

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

    Maria Ruiz, Office Manager
    Business and Licensing Section
    maria.ruiz@coag.gov
    Fax: 720-508-6037


    NBCUniversal Law Department - Media Law Clerkship 2019-2020; New York, New York (posted 5/15/2019)

    This posting closes May 28.

    The NBCUniversal Law Department seeks a recent law graduate (a 0-3 year lawyer) for a full-time, one-year clerkship with the department’s News Group. The Law Clerk will be responsible for legal research, responding to subpoenas, drafting public records requests and appealing their potential denials, assisting with review of issue advertisements, advising on state and local drone laws, and generally assisting in the functioning of the News Group, which works with NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, the NBC and Telemundo owned television stations, and digital media groups on content issues, including pre-broadcast review, libel, newsgathering, copyright, First Amendment issues, and other aspects of media law. The clerkship will also involve assistance with legal production work. A demonstrated interest in media law is a plus, although not a requirement. Compensation for the position is $30/hour for 40 hours a week. Position starts in or around August 2019. Please note this is a temporary position in which you would be employed by Yoh Managed Staffing, but assigned to NBCUniversal for the duration of your employment.

    Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States for the entire term of the clerkship. Please submit resume and cover letter by May 28, 2019, by email only to: Law.Clerk@nbcuni.com, attention: Amanda Leith, Senior Counsel, NBCUniversal News Group.

    Resumes will be considered on a rolling basis, and we expect to begin interviewing candidates in late May. No phone calls or hard-copy applications, please.


    NBCUniversal Law Department - One-Year Litigation Clerkship - 2019-20, New York, New York (posted 5/15/2019)

    This posting closes May 28.

    The Litigation Group of the NBCUniversal Law Department seeks a recent law graduate (0-3 year lawyer) for a full-time one-year position in New York starting in or around August 2019. The Litigation Group represents and advises all of NBCUniversal’s businesses, including broadcast, cable and digital properties. Our case load includes First Amendment and other media issues, intellectual property, employment, general commercial and some pro bono matters. We operate much like a small, busy law firm that works on some of the most interesting legal issues in media. Our clerk can expect brief-writing, legal research, fact-gathering, client counseling and helping to prepare for court hearings, arbitrations and depositions. As the year goes on, our clerk may take broader responsibility in smaller matters, under the supervision of the experienced litigators in the group. We seek a candidate with strong writing skills, an excellent academic record, significant legal research experience, and demonstrated interest in litigation and the media industry. Journal or moot court experience is a plus. The position is located at Rockefeller Center in New York City. Compensation is $30/hour for 40 hours per week. Please note this is a temporary position in which you would be employed by Yoh Managed Staffing, but assigned to NBCUniversal for the duration of your employment.

    Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States for the entire term of the clerkship. Please submit resume and cover letter by May 28, 2019, by email only to: Law.Clerk@nbcuni.com, attention: Erik Bierbauer, Vice President, Litigation.

    Resumes will be considered on a rolling basis, and we expect to begin interviewing candidates in late May. No phone calls or hard-copy applications, please.


    Office of the Attorney General/Colorado Department of law - Assistant Attorney General - Higher Education Unit (Western Slope) (posted 5/14/2019)

    This posting closes June 3.

    The Colorado Department of Law seeks a uniquely qualified candidate to serve institutions of higher education on Colorado's western slope. Because the majority of this attorney's workload will involve serving clients located in Durango and Grand Junction, priority will be given to applicants both substantively qualified and interested in living and working in Western Colorado.

    This attorney will be supervised by and part of the Higher Education Unit within the State Services Section. The Higher Education Unit represents the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Colorado public institutions of higher education, and the Division of Private Occupational Schools. The unit advises over 20 public universities, colleges, and community colleges, including the University of Colorado System, Colorado State University System, University of Northern Colorado, the State Board of Community Colleges and Occupational Education System, and the Colorado School of Mines.

    Job duties will include a mixture of general legal advice (both oral and written) transactional support, possible litigation, primarily serving Fort Lewis College and Mesa State University, but also assisting other clients of the Higher Education Unit as needed. The attorney will provide advice regarding higher education matters, represent governing boards, engage in or assist with civil litigation and quasi-judicial matters in which a client is a party or has an interest, draft formal and informal opinions on higher education issues, and draft and interpret rules and policies. The legal advice often covers unique and complex topics including student services, faculty issues, regulatory compliance, campus safety, and open meetings and open records issues.

    Qualifications: All candidates must be admitted to the Colorado bar or clearly eligible for admission by waiver and have a minimum of ten years legal experience, which must include substantial experience in one or more of the following areas: higher education law, constitutional law, advising boards, representing public entities, government contracting, or employment law. The Department of Law may consider an applicant with fewer than ten years of experience, but at least five years of substantive higher education experience, may be considered.

    The successful candidate should have strong writing, speaking, and research abilities. An ability to work independently is essential. A background in higher education law, constitutional law, advising boards, and/or government representation and government contracting is required.

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

    How to Apply: Applicants must submit each of the following to be considered for the position:

    1) a resume, 2) a cover letter, 3) a writing sample, 4) an explanation of salary expectations, and 5) three professional references.

    Application materials must be emailed to:

    Theresa Damon, Administrative Assistant,
    State Services Section Colorado Attorney General's Office
    1300 Broadway, 6th Floor Denver, Colorado 80203
    Email: Theresa.damon@coag.gov


    University of Denver - Sturm College of Law - Office of Career Development - Career Consultant (posted 5/13/2010)

    This Career Consultant position will have a primary focus on Private Sector counseling, programming and employer outreach. Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Career Opportunities, the Career Consultant provides career consulting services and resources to assist law students and graduates in the areas of career development, effective job search strategies, networking, interviewing and cover letter / resume writing. The Career Consultant also plans and implements career-related programming, builds relationships with employers and works hard to help individual students and the law school as a whole obtain the best possible employment outcomes. The Career Consultant also helps the Assistant Dean to compile and report employment statistics on an as needed basis. Like all members of the CDO staff, the Career Consultant is expected to foster a diverse and inclusive environment in the CDO and the Sturm College of Law Community.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • At least two years working in one of the following settings: (1) law office, either as a lawyer or legal recruiter; (2) law school administration (in an ABA approved law school); (3) a career services office within a college or university. An equivalent combination of legal education and legal work experience will be considered for this role.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Juris Doctor (J.D.).
    • Strong legal market knowledge and professional network in the legal profession, particularly in Private Sector.
    • Experience with the Symplicity Career Services System.
    • Career Services office experience ideally at an ABA-accredited law school.
    • Licensed to practice law in a jurisdiction.
    • Experience with Microsoft Suite programs (PowerPoint, Excel, and Word).

    For more information about the position and to apply, please follow this LINK.


    Office of the Municipal Public Defender - Attorney (posted 5/13/2019)

    The Office of the Municipal Public Defender has been in existence for five years in the City and County of Denver. We are excited to invite applications for an Attorney for this growing agency.

    The Municipal Public Defender's Office provides legal services to indigent defendants of Denver County who are facing the possibility of jail for traffic, municipal violations and specialty courts. The Chief Municipal Public Defender reports directly to the Municipal Public Defender's Commission. The Public Defenders report to the Chief Public Defender.

    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.

    • Represents defendants in municipal ordinance and traffic cases of increasing complexity and may participate on problem-solving court teams.
    • Provide legal representation, advice and consultation to defendants assigned to the Municipal Public Defender's Office.
    • Provides representation in all phases of litigation from arraignment, through plea negotiation to trial and appeals. Provides representation at competency hearings.
    • Prepares pleadings and documents, motions, orders.
    • Performs legal research and writing of appeals.
    • Interviews defendants at court, in the office and in detention facilities and witnesses to gather information in preparation for trial.
    • Makes motions for continuances, constitutional issues, reduction of bail, and new trials.
    • Representation of clients in problem-solving courts and advocates for client at problem-solving team meetings.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    While the full pay range of this Job Classification is $60,924 - $70,063, our target hiring salary for this position is between $60,924-$65,000, depending on education, experience and qualifications.

    Our ideal candidate will have/be:

    • Experience within the Denver County Court System
    • Bilingual or multilingual
    • Experience working with indigent populations
    • Licensed in Colorado

    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.
    • Licensures/Certification(s): Possession of a license to practice law in Colorado from the Colorado Supreme Court at the time of application or possession of license from U.S. states that have a reciprocity agreement with the state of Colorado, excluding the following states: California, Delaware, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, Rhode Island, and South Carolina. The preceding list of non-reciprocal admission jurisdictions is intended to be used only as a guide, as rules and regulations of every jurisdiction are subject to change at any time. 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.

    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 that includes the following information:
      • Colorado license #
      • A description of your litigating experience in front of a jury
      • A description of your experience working with the indigent population
    • One page writing sample which includes legal citations.

    Please apply HERE.


    The Office of the Attorney General/Colorado Department of Law - Human Services Unit - Assistant Attorney General (posted 5/7/2018)

    This posting closes May 27.

    This attorney works in the Human Services Unit within the State Services Section. The Human Services Unit represents the Colorado Department of Human Services and its various divisions, including: the Office of Behavioral Health, the Office of Early Childhood, the Office of Economic Security, the Office of Children, Youth and Families, the Office of Community Access and Independence, the Office of Performance and Strategic Outcomes, and the Office of Administrative Solutions.

    The Human Services Unit appears in the Office of Administrative Courts to defend findings of child abuse and neglect made by county human services departments, and to prosecute licensing actions against childcare providers and substance disorder treatment providers for violation of Department rules and applicable state statutes. The Unit also defends the Department’s decisions on judicial review in the district court and defends against civil complaints seeking non-compensatory relief. Other cases involve issues related to public benefits and child support services, care and treatment of individuals living with developmental disabilities or a mental health disorder, and juvenile justice.

    The Unit routinely provides general counsel to the Department on rulemaking, legislation, and records requests and subpoenas. Other duties include legal research and writing to advise the Department on specific issues. Cases and assignments vary and may originate from any division within the Department.

    Job Qualifications: Candidate must be licensed to practice law in Colorado or clearly eligible to waive into the Colorado Bar and in good standing. The position requires at least 5 years of legal experience and a demonstrated interest in human services. Exceptional written communication skills and strong analytical ability are required; some civil litigation experience is preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work both independently and productively as part of a team are essential. Applicants should be team players and have a proven ability to learn new areas of law quickly. Application materials must clearly state which of these criteria the candidate meets.

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

    How to Apply: Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample and a list of three references by email to:

    Alison Preble
    Administrative Assistant
    State Services Section, Human Services Unit
    Email: alison.preble@coag.gov


    Pesch Law Office, P.C. - Attorney (posted 5/7/2019)

    Small Lodo law firm seeking an attorney to assist in the areas of family law, personal injury and estate planning and litigation. The candidate must be personable, possess excellent writing skills, have a good work ethic, be team oriented and able to enjoy the challenges of the practice of law. Salary will be commensurate with experience, and new attorneys are encouraged to apply. Please send resume/cover letter to assistant@peschlawoffice.com AND csmith@elawone.net.


    The Office of the Attorney General/Colorado Department of Law - Assistant Attorney General - Natural Resources and Environment Section 
    (posted 5/4/2019)

    This posting closes June 3.

    The Natural Resources and Environment Section of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office is seeking a full-time attorney to start immediately in the Resource Conservation Unit to represent the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. The successful candidate will assist the COGCC in the implementation of SB19-181 and will provide the COGCC general advice and counsel on a variety of SB19-181 related matters, including rulemakings, statutory/regulatory interpretation, and compliance. This position will also handle a percentage of the Unit’s litigation, representing the COGCC in state and federal court. Additionally, this position will provide ongoing general counsel and advice to the Commission, the Director of the COGCC, and COGCC staff on a variety of issues.

    Job Qualifications:

    Candidates must be admitted to the Colorado bar and in good standing with a minimum of 5 years of experience in administrative law, civil litigation and/or natural resources law. A background in administrative law and oil and gas law is desired. Necessary skills for this position include excellent writing and oral advocacy skills, effective interpersonal communication skills, ability to manage a heavy workload, and the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of people as well as work independently. The ideal candidate is an experienced attorney with strong litigation, research and negotiation skills, and the ability to effectively handle all aspects of litigation. Finally, applicants should have a demonstrated ability to effectively prepare and provide advice regarding technically complex matters for administrative or judicial hearings.

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

    How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter addressing how you meet the experience and desired skills outlined in the job requirements, a resume, and three professional references via electronic mail to:

    Jeff Fugate

    First Assistant Attorney General
    Email: jeff.fugate@coag.gov



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