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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 at no charge, please send the pertinent information including application deadline, online links, and salary and benefits information to the CWBA at execdir@cwba.org.

Requirement to include salary and benefits compensation information in all job postings:

The CWBA has created a guide to help educate employers about their obligations related to the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act which became effective January 1, 2021. This new law will provide an unprecedented opportunity to close the gender pay gap and build a more equitable economy in Colorado. We are sharing this guide with anyone who posts or requests us to post jobs on the listserv and/or our website. You may download a copy here. You may also download the info sheet from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment here.

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) 866-5232 for more information.   

REQUESTS FOR PROPOSAL

No requests 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 Office of the Attorney General/Department of Law is committed to serving as the “People’s Lawyer.” The Attorney General, Phil Weiser, was elected by the people of Colorado and is the State's chief lawyer and law enforcement official.  Its purpose is:

“Together, we serve Colorado and its people, advancing the rule of law, protecting our democracy and promoting justice for all.”

Its core values drive our actions and demonstrate that they are:

Principled – maintain highest ethical standards, rigorous legal analysis, careful evaluation of facts

Public Servants – ensure our work is not about us, it’s about the people of Colorado

Innovative – identify the best approach, make deliberate decisions, always look to improve

Better Together – support each other, partner with others

The Attorney General has primary authority for enforcement of consumer protection and antitrust laws, prosecution of criminal appeals and some complex white-collar crimes, the Statewide Grand Jury, training and certification of peace officers, and most natural resource and environmental matters. The Attorney General serves as counsel to all state officials, departments, boards and commissions. Visit the website to learn more

In addition to the challenging and impactful work being done at the Office of the Attorney General, there are many other benefits to joining the team:

  • Medical and dental health plan
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick leave earned each month
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Free access to an on-site fitness center
  • Strong, flexible retirement benefits including 401K and 457 plans
  • Distinctive career advancement opportunities throughout the State personnel system
  • Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible work schedules, professional development opportunities, and an employee discount program

Click here to learn more about the benefits

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.  We 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.

State of Colorado, Department of Health Care, Policy, and Financing - Contracts and Procurement Office (posted 2/26/2021)

We are looking for two Procurement Specialist, that will help create and facilitate the evaluation of the solicitations that the Department uses to select its vendors, and then create the contracts that the Department uses to hold those vendors accountable.

Here for the FTE position. 

Here for the term-limited position. 

Included with these jobs is a comprehensive benefits package.

Monthly Salary ranges from  $4,284.00 - $4,498.00. 

Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center: Staff Attorney (posted 2/13/2021)

Click here for the full job posting.

Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center is hiring a staff attorney to lead its young adult legal advocacy program.

Staff Attorney – Job Description Position Summary:

The Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center is a non-profit legal organization with the mission of advocating for children and youth, driving systemic reform, and boldly challenging the status quo so that every young person who has experienced trauma or instability has the opportunity to thrive. Staff attorneys at the Children’s Law Center are responsible for providing zealous advocacy and legal representation to clients involved in domestic violence, family stability, education, and young adult civil legal matters. The work of our staff attorneys also advances our organization’s systemic reform efforts.

This position is primarily focused on leading our Young Adult Legal Advocacy program by providing civil legal services for young people transitioning out of foster care/juvenile justice or experiencing homelessness. The purpose of this program is to break down barriers that young people may face as they transition to adulthood. These cases may include expungement of juvenile records, name change/identification, landlord-tenant disputes, public benefits appeals, and other related areas. This position will also be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with community partners and engaging in policy work on related issues. As a member of our larger direct legal advocacy team, the position will also take cases as needed in other RMCLC program areas.

Salary Range: $55,000 to $62,000 per year – based on skills, education, and experience

Benefits Include:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 403(b) retirement savings with employer match
  • AFLAC options
  • Flexible spending account
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Vacation time, sick time, and personal time

Interested parties must submit a resume, writing sample, references, and letter of intent to Randy Fons, Deputy Director, at rfons@childlawcenter.org with the subject line: Staff Attorney Position. Submissions will be accepted through March 1, 2021.

Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff PC: Insurance Coverage Attorney (posted 2/12/2021)

Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff PC seeks a client-facing, self-starting litigation associate with 5+ years of experience for our growing Denver office. Experience defending insurance coverage matters is a plus. Our collegial and collaborative attorneys are committed to mentoring associates and encouraging their professional growth. Must be licensed in Colorado and proficient at managing discovery, drafting motions, taking depositions and handling court proceedings. Strong writing skills are required. This position may require some travel.

Salary starting range between $105,000 - $145,000 depending on experience, plus discretionary annual bonuses. Foran Glennon offers a competitive benefits package which includes, but is not limited to the following: Paid Holidays; Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance; Short-Term Disability; Long-Term Disability; Group Term Life Insurance; Voluntary Life Insurance; Retirement Plan; and more. The firm may consider flexible work arrangements and hours for the right candidate. Please send resume and cover letter to careers@fgppr.com.

Learn more about Foran Glennon at www.fgppr.com.


  • Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing – Compliance Section Manager, Legal Division  (posted 2/10/2021)

    Salary: $86,688.00 - $108,000.00 Annually

    Benefits: The State of Colorado offers permanent employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program.  Please click the following link for detailed information: www.colorado.gov/pacific/dhr/benefits 

    Click here for the full job description.

    The Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (HCPF) oversees and operates Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program), Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+), and other state public health programs for qualified Coloradans. Our mission is to improve health care access and outcomes for the people we serve while demonstrating sound stewardship of financial resources. We work to make our members healthier while getting the most for every dollar that is spent. We are looking for a Compliance Section Manager to join the Legal Division of our Policy, Communications, & Administration (PCA) office.

    The Compliance Section’s purpose is to support the Department’s statutory, regulatory, and contractual compliance needs, including Legal Division compliance staff management and legal and policy advising. The work unit manages five FTE in the Legal Division with federal (HIPAA and ADA), state (CORA) compliance duties, and the Benefits Appeals Unit. This also includes policy advice in the form of advising on policy and programmatic requirements for Department contracts, rule-making, and various legal issues. Position also has the responsibility for reviewing, interpreting and implementing Colorado State statutes and those promulgated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) related to state Medicaid programs, ADA, CORA, and HIPAA. Position plans the workload for eight direct reporting professional staffers and collaboratively establishes Individual Performance Objectives (IPOs) for all section staff. Position evaluates performance, coaches, motivates and develops improvement and performance plans for each staff member. 

    If you or someone you know may be interested in this position and meets qualifications, applications are being accepted now and until February 28 

    Boulder County Attorney’s Office – Assistant County Attorney II (posted 2/12/2021)

    Join the County Attorney's Office as an Assistant County Attorney II. We are looking for an attorney whose primary responsibility will be a child protection caseload, which means representing the State of Colorado and the Boulder County Department of Human Services (HHS) in dependency and neglect cases for families in crisis. The position requires a successful candidate to be able to handle discovery, write legal briefs, and appear frequently in court for routine matters, contested hearings, and trials. In addition to child protection, and depending on the needs of the office and the experience and interests of the attorney hired, other components of the position may include one or more of the following: adult protection (establishing guardianships for at-risk adults), delinquency (legal work related to the placement of juveniles in the criminal justice system), and supporting HHS as they address systemic data sharing and privacy issues. Although less likely, the position may also include working on investigations and recovery hearings to recover overpayments of welfare benefits, initiating mental health commitment proceedings, or representing HHS in child support hearings. 

    Work hours are Monday through Friday. Work hours are determined by need but generally fall between 7:30am - 5:30pm. The applicant will temporarily work remotely and then eventually work out of the Boulder Justice Center on a permanent basis. Boulder County requires its employees to reside in the state of Colorado as of the first day of work.

    Salary: 82,740.00 - $100,932.00

    Benefits:  As well as offering competitive pay and a caring work environment, Boulder County offers employees an array of benefits. For all FTE and Term employees, we provide:

    • a family-friendly workplace, including paid caregiver leave, a breast feeding friendly-work environment, sick child care, an infants-at-work policy, and generous paid vacation, medical leave, and holidays
    • the opportunity to take charge of your well-being through a nationally-recognized wellness program, employee assistance program, and the choice of comprehensive health plans that include vision and dental coverage
    • peace of mind for the future with PERA pension, PERA 401k, and Social Security retirement plans, in addition to life and disability insurance, as well as critical illness and accidental insurance options
    • the opportunity to master new skills with robust learning programs and certificates, federal loan forgiveness (after ten years of public service), and county-paid tuition assistance for continuing education
    • free and discounted ways to get around town with an RTD Eco Pass and B-Cycle membership

    For more information about benefits, visit the Jobs page: https://www.bouldercounty.org/jobs/

    Interested candidates should contact County Attorney-Ben Pearlman at bpearlman@bouldercounty.org or Deputy County Attorney- Jeanne Banghart jbanghart@bouldercounty.org with any questions.  

    Full job posting

    Boulder City Attorney’s Office – Mid-Level Attorney

    Salary: $85,600.00 - $105,750.00 Annually

    Benefits: click here for overview and full job description

    The Boulder City Attorney’s Office is looking to hire a mid-level attorney to focus on purchasing and contract functions and advise City  staff in contract interpretation, policy and specifics.  This position may also advise other City departments on a variety of legal issues including environmental, land use, litigation, real estate, and commercial transactions as well as supporting the Beverage Licensing Authority (Liquor Board).  

    Overview of Role  

    The City Attorney’s Office (CAO) is made up of talented attorneys and support staff that work on a variety of interesting complex legal issues.  The CAO enjoys a collaborative and collegial work environment and is looking for an exceptional attorney to join our team to provide legal counsel to the City Council, City departments, and boards and commissions.

    This position will support the City’s purchasing and contract functions and advise City staff in contract interpretation, policy and specifics.  This position may also advise other City departments on a variety of legal issues including environmental, land use, litigation, real estate, and commercial transactions as well as supporting the Beverage Licensing Authority (Liquor Board).   

    Assistant City Attorneys may represent the City before administrative agencies, in municipal or water court, trial and appellate courts, at board and commission meetings, in real estate transactions, or numerous other specialty areas.  The CAO offers the opportunity to be involved in challenging, meaningful, and often cutting-edge legal work in service to the Boulder community.  

     City and County of Denver Staff Public Defender

    Apply at: Staff Public Defender - Office of the Municipal Public Defender

    The Office of the Municipal Public Defender has been in existence for six years in the City and County of Denver.  We are excited to invite applications for an Attorney for this growing agency.  
     
    Position Salary Range
    $76,208.00 - $121,933.00

    Starting Pay$76,208 - $90,000/year based on education and experience

    Benefits: click here

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

    This position is for a Staff 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 and witnesses in court, in the office and in detention facilities to gather information in preparation for trial.  
    • Makes motions for continuances, to address constitutional issues, for reduction of bail, and for new trials.  
    • Represents clients in problem-solving courts and advocates for clients at problem-solving team meetings. 

    About You

    Our ideal candidate will have: 

    • 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.  
    • Experience:  None 
    • 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. 
    • Equivalency:  No substitution of experience for education is permitted 

    To be considered for this position, you must include the following on your job application (upload the 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. 

    Social Security Administration Denver OGC Attorney Openings

    Social Security touches the lives of millions, providing vital services and a social safety net through retirement, disability and survivor benefits.  Join the talented and dedicated attorney team supporting these services in the Denver Office of the General Counsel (OGC).  We are refreshing our applicant pool for potential future hiring (likely spring timeframe).  We offer the opportunity to handle meaningful and challenging legal work, along with comprehensive benefits and a professional, team-oriented and flexible work environment.  

    Denver OGC attorneys provide comprehensive legal advice and representation supporting the administration of SSA’s complex benefit programs.  Primary responsibilities include:

    • Handling federal court cases challenging agency policies, procedures and benefit/disability claim determinations (appellate-style litigation); and/or
    • Handling employment and labor disputes before administrative agencies and arbitrators (trial-type litigation).  

    Attorneys may also provide general legal advice on a wide range of other topics including family law, trusts, employment law, labor relations, torts, ethics, bankruptcy, civil rights, FOIA and privacy.  Attorneys work independently and have significant responsibility for their own caseloads, but also work in a collaborative environment with intensive initial training, mentoring and support.  Candidates should have a strong desire to serve the public; be able to manage a busy caseload with fast-paced deadlines and competing priorities; and have excellent research, writing and communication skills.  For candidates interested in employment work, strong litigation experience or aptitude (including electronic discovery) is desired.  We encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds, qualities and experiences to apply.  

    To apply, send resume, law school transcript, proof of bar certification, and writing sample of no more than 20 pages that represents your own work, to:  OGC.DEN.Recruitment@ssa.gov.

    Salary range $70,883 to $131,337 (GS-11 to GS-13, Denver locality pay).  Learn more about the comprehensive benefits available to federal employees.  To learn more about working for SSA, visit https://www.ssa.gov/careers/index.html.  The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.  To request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the job application process contact the Denver Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity Director at 303-844-7212.

    Colorado Legal Services Nonprofit Attorney and Paralegal positions – Statewide

    Colorado Legal Services is the sole statewide provider of free civil legal services to low-income and senior individuals in Colorado. We are currently hiring for several open positions throughout the state, including: 

    • Housing attorneys (Denver, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, La Junta, and Grand Junction) 
    • Survivor Services Paralegal (Denver) 
    • Paralegal (Colorado Springs) 
    • Domestic relations attorney (Grand Junction) 
    • Staff attorney (Grand Junction) 
    • Intake attorney (any office) 
    • Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Director (any office) 
    • Intake Paralegal (any office) 

    Ideal candidates are compassionate problem-solvers with a demonstrated commitment to public interest. Bilingual ability is a plus! Attorney  salary ranges from $53,000 - $92,000 based on experience, paralegal salary ranges from $32,800 - $57,000 based on experience. All staff are provided generous insurance benefits, paid vacation time and sick leave, and professional development opportunities.  

    See our  website  for more information, including job descriptions and instructions on how to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until positions are filled.  

    Please note that  Colorado Legal Services staff are currently working remotely with limited access to office space. To preserve public health, interviews, onboarding, and client work are conducted online to the extent possible. In the future, staff are expected to return to in-office work.  

    Hartigan Law, LLC Denver Attorney Opening

    This opportunity is for a motivated associate attorney to join our client-centric Firm's Dependency and Neglect practice area (also known as "child welfare" or "child protection" cases), representing respondent parents. These are not Domestic/Divorce cases in the Family Court, but representation of parents with cases filed against them by Department of Human Services. Attorney would work in Uptown Office in Denver. The Firm also has a civil rights and criminal defense litigation practice; associate attorney may have opportunities for criminal defense and civil rights work.

    Successful Candidates:

    • Are licensed to practice in Colorado
    • Are motivated to protecting the fundamental right to parent.
    • Are personable and demonstrate empathy.
    • Are self-motivated and very organized.
    • Are competent and trustworthy and can run his/her caseload with little supervision.
    • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Are comfortable in the courtroom and possess very good court and trial skills.
    • Can provide high quality customer services and a client-centered approach to all clients

    Position is full-time, and trial-period starts in February.

    Small firm atmosphere; a tight-knit and collegial group.

    Those qualified please email Resume / CV and a cover letter to khm@hartiganlawllc.com. In the subject line of the email please type, in all capital letters, your last name. In your cover letter please include specifically why you are interested in Dependency and Neglect work.

    Benefits include disability insurance option, paid time off and 401k.

    Compensation: $50k-$75k
    Employment type: full-time

    Job Type: Full-time

    Vantage Data Centers Legal Administrator 

    https://vantagedatacenters.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0uq3x?source=CWBA

    About Vantage Data Centers

    Vantage is committed to being a workplace of inclusion, equality, respect and acceptance. We celebrate diversity and intentionally seek out opportunities to learn from one another’s experience.

    Vantage Data Centers powers, cools, protects, and connects the technology of the world’s well-known hyperscalers, cloud providers and large enterprises. Developing and operating across six markets in North America and six markets in Europe, Vantage has evolved data center design in innovative ways to deliver dramatic gains in reliability, efficiency and sustainability in flexible environments that can scale as quickly as the market demands. Vantage’s business is growing exponentially, through a combination of greenfield market expansion and acquisitions across North America and Europe. 

    Position Description

    The Legal Administrator is responsible for contract administration and corporate governance in support of Vantage’s strategic opportunities and business objectives for North America.  In addition to providing excellent administrative support, the candidate must bring a proactive, business and solution-oriented mindset to all matters, an enterprise lens and a proven ability to work collaboratively across the organization.  Ideal candidates for this role will have both international in-house and law firm experience, a passion for growing a business, and experience in continuous improvement and driving enhancements that benefit the Company.  

    Essential Job Functions

    • Support Vantage and be a strategic partner by providing strong corporate administrative and governance support.
    • Manage the contract administration for complex business transactions and agreements with customers, vendors, suppliers, and contractors, as well as real estate transactions.
    • Responsible for supporting all corporate governance across North America inclusive of complex legal entity structure maintenance.

    Duties

    • Maintain all governance documents and legal entity org charts
    • Issue and track NDAs
    • Confirm all agreements are duly executed
    • Track all contracts across the organization and maintain a virtual filing system
    • Review legal invoices
    • Track key terms in client contracts (i.e. term dates, termination provisions, MFN, etc.)
    • Support client contract compliance requirements
    • Support enterprise vendor management program
    • Track law firm engagement letters and billing rates
    • Draft simple amendments and resolutions
    • Support Board maintenance matters
    • Help respond to requests for copies of documents and policies
    • Implement a contract management system
    • Liaise with EMEA Legal team as needed

     Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • 5+ years of relevant administrative legal experience
    • Experience working across multiple jurisdictions (highly desirable)
    • Paralegal certification is a plus (but not a requirement)
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret legal and technical documents
    • Excellent organization, time management and problem-solving skills that enable the candidate to juggle multiple responsibilities at once and consistently meet tight deadlines
    • Expertise in working with Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Impeccable integrity, credibility, character and ethics

    Additional Information:

    • Compensation range: $75-90K base + 10% bonus
    • Benefits Summary:
      • 3 weeks of PTO/vacation accrued per year 
      • 12 company-chosen holidays per year
      • 2 floating (employee-chosen) holidays per year
      • 6 sick days accrued per year (2.67 hours per biweekly pay period)
      • 401(k) employer match: 100% of the 1st 5% of Compensation contributed
      • 2 medical plans to choose from both through Anthem Blue Cross providing national coverage on the BlueCard network.
      • Dental and Vision premiums are covered by Vantage for all employees and families at 100% of cost
      • Company-provided life insurance (1x Annual Earnings, up to $500,000), AD&D, LTD & STD

    Don't meet all the requirements? Please still apply if you think you are the right person for the position. We are always keen to speak to people who connect with our mission and values.

    Vantage Data Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    ACLU Colorado Executive Assistant

    The ACLU is the nation’s foremost defender of civil liberties and civil rights. The ACLU of Colorado, founded in 1952 as the Colorado affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, is a strong, growing organization with thousands of members, supporters, and activists across the state. We work in the courts, in the legislature, and in communities across the state to protect and strengthen civil liberties for all, drawing from principles articulated in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. For more information about the work of the ACLU of Colorado, please visit our web site at www.aclu-co.org.

    Position Overview:

    The ACLU of Colorado seeks to hire a full-time Executive Assistant in its Denver office. Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, the Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the Executive Director and Deputy Director. The position requires excellent judgement, compassion, flexibility, and an ability to juggle multiple assignments with varying deadlines. The successful applicant demonstrates professionalism, good people skills, superior organizational skills, careful attention to detail, and an ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing. The Executive Assistant requires the ability to work with all levels of the organization from the board of directors, donors, and funders to members of the public, legislators, and ACLU members.

    Due to risks from COVID-19, ACLU of Colorado closed its office and implemented a mandatory work-from-home policy beginning in March 2020. The work-from-home policy currently remains in effect. Some of our work nevertheless requires some staff members to go into the office on occasion, and we have taken precautionary measures to ensure the safety of staff while in the office. While the work-from-home policy remains in effect, the Executive Assistant would be expected to conduct the vast majority of their duties from home, but there may also be some responsibilities that could necessitate limited office visits. We anticipate that once it is safe to lift the work-from-home policy, the Executive Assistant would work full-time in-office.

    Job Responsibilities:



  • Ensure that all interactions and work product are done with Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging principles practiced by ACLU of Colorado
  • Assist with and maintain schedule of meetings (in person, conference, and video) and appointments for Executive Director and Deputy Director and prepare relevant materials.
  • Act as point of contact between the executives and internal/external individual
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Assist with planning and producing outreach, board, and staff events
  • Gather and disseminate information in response to telephone and written inquiries.
  • Handle internal and external requests and queries appropriately
  • Take minutes and accurately summarize meetings
  • Monitor and order office supplies and research advantageous deals or suppliers
  • Produce reports, presentations, and briefs
  • Develop and carry out an efficient documentation and record keeping system
  • Serve as a primary point of contact with the general public; field, route, and sometimes respond to general phone and email inquiries; greet in-person visitors
  • Perform office duties, including retrieving and distributing mail, copying, and filing
  • Work on special research and organize projects as assigned by Executive Director and Deputy Director
  • Conserve and triage executive’s time by reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; and initiating communications
  • Maintain member and client confidentiality and protect operations by keeping information secure and confidential
  • Provide assistance to the Director of Operations as needed with office equipment management, including completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; and evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications:

    • Proven experience in skills required for an Executive Assistant, Senior Executive Assistant or in other related position
    • Bilingual and Bicultural lived experience is a plus
    • Proven work within communities served by the ACLU (e.g., Black, Latinx, LGBTQ+, etc.
    • At least three years of experience required
    • Full comprehension of office management systems and procedures
    • Exemplary planning and time management skills
    • High level verbal and written communications skills
    • Strong organizational skills and careful attention to detail
    • Strong drive and initiative, with ability to manage time well in an environment of many concurrent assignments and deadlines; Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload
    • A commitment to professional discretion, confidentiality, and information security
    • A willingness and desire to jump in and help on any project, to learn new skills, and to take ownership of assignments
    • Strong skills and experience working with computers, including advanced use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and the Internet; skills in software troubleshooting desirable
    • Proficiency in spelling, grammar, and punctuation
    • Ability to operate standard office equipment
    • Commitment to civil liberties principles and the goals of the ACLU.

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary range is $45,000-$55,000, and within pay scale parameters of the nationwide ACLU and the Denver area nonprofit sector. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, life and long-term disability insurance, 401k contribution, and paid vacation and holidays. 

To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and a minimum of two references in an email with “Executive Assistant, ACLU of Colorado” in the subject line to jobs@aclu-co.org. No phone calls please. Applications will not be accepted after 5:00 pm MT on Monday, March 8, 2021.

Please answer the following questions in your cover letter: Each answer should not exceed one paragraph.

1.    What experience do you have working with non-dominant communities?

2.    What work have you done in the areas of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion?

3.    How do you solve problems at work?

ACLU of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer. We value an equitable and inclusive workforce and culture and are continuously working toward becoming and remaining an anti-racist, equitable organization. ACLU of Colorado encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, and record of arrest or conviction. The ACLU encourages candidates from non-dominant communities to apply.

18th Judicial District Attorney's Office - Deputy District Attorney (posted 2/8/2021)

Title: Deputy District Attorney

Starting salary: $72,500

Click here for the Application link

Benefits:  The 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office is proud to offer a comprehensive benefit package for you and your active dependents. As an eligible employee working a minimum of 20 hours per week, you are enrolled in the following three benefits that are 100% company-paid:
+ Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
+ Long Term Disability Insurance
+ Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

You may also choose coverage in the following benefits:
+ Medical Insurance
+ Dental Insurance
+ Vision Insurance
+ Flexible Spending Accounts
+ Voluntary Life Insurance
+ Voluntary Critical Illness and Accident
+ 401(k) Retirement Plan (automatically enrolled)

The 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office's plan year runs from January 1 to December 31 of each year.

*Employees receive additional benefits, such as paid time off (PTO), paid holidays and 401(k) matching (up to 8%)!

Hernandez & Associates, P.C. -- Two Associate Attorney Positions (posted 2/5/2021)

HERNANDEZ & ASSOCIATES, P.C., is seeking two (2) dynamic Associate Attorneys to join our Team.  Positions are available in our Immigration Department and our Criminal Defense Department.

Description: Mid-sized, fast-paced downtown law firm specializing in criminal defense and immigration law is looking to expand our team. We are seeking associate attorneys with experience and a demonstrated interest in immigration or criminal defense.  

Successful candidates will be licensed, possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills and be eager to achieve.  Spanish language proficiency is a plus.  Candidates must have high standards, be organized, have effective time management skills, be a team-player, be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and punctual. 

We offer a wide variety of challenging and stimulating work in a professional, collegial atmosphere.  No relocation assistance.

Location:  Our offices are located on 1801 York Street Denver, Colorado 80206.

Compensation: This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. Salary is commensurate with experience. However, candidates for this position can anticipate a base salary ranging between $70,000 to $95,000 per year.  This position also includes a generous benefits package, with a substantial stipend for excellent health insurance, annual bar dues, professional liability insurance, eligibility to participate in the Firm’s 401 (k) retirement plan (with Firm matching up to 3.5%), reimbursement for CLE hours, and enrollment in a wellness plan. The Firm provides professional development opportunities, and paid PTO.  

Interested individuals ought to submit resume and cover letter to:  Arnulfo D. Hernandez at ahernandez@hdezlaw.com.

Husch Blackwell -- Real Estate Associate (posted 2/5/2021)

Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in our Austin, Denver*, Kansas City, Milwaukee or Omaha office for a Real Estate Associate with four to five years of experience to work in our firm’s Energy & Natural Resources Business Unit. The candidate will work primarily with attorneys in our Renewable Energy Sector as part of a fast-growing, interdisciplinary team in multiple offices. Successful candidates will join our team and work on the development, construction, acquisition and disposition, and financing of renewable energy projects throughout the United States and internationally. The candidate must have experience with real estate transactional matters including acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, and project due diligence. Experience working on wind and solar renewable energy projects and real estate finance is also desired but not required. 

The candidate must have a strong academic record, strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with a team, superior judgment, the ability to effectively handle multiple projects, and the ability to articulate legal strategies and courses of action.  Candidates should have a Missouri bar license or commit to obtaining one as soon as possible.

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401K and much more.

*Pursuant to Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the compensation range for this position in Denver is $165,000 to $175,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Associates are eligible for an Associate Performance Bonus and Client Development Bonus. In addition, employees receive a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, and vision.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume through our online application process at www.huschblackwell.com.

EOE


Interfaith Alliance of Colorado - Executive Director (posted 1/26/2021)

https://www.indeed.com/job/executive-director-3c507222d51cfd41

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and has day-to-day responsibility for managing staff and programs, conducting financial oversight, building community partnerships, and collaborating with partners while communicating the overall tone and driving vision for the organization. The Executive Director promotes a progressive interfaith voice to enact change for the betterment of our community to further racial and social justice values paired with a workstyle that is collaborative and facilitates open conversations between faith communities.

Compensation

  • Salary of $80-100K commensurate with experience
  • Health benefits  medical, dental and vision
  • Retirement
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development pay

United States Attorney's Office (Denver): Law Student Volunteer, Academic Year (posted 1/4/2021)

About the Office

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

Our office places a high value on diversity of experiences and perspectives and encourages applications from all qualified individuals from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, veterans, LGBT individuals, and persons with disabilities.

Job Description: 

Assignments include, but are not limited to, drafting dispositive or other types of motions, responses, and replies; memoranda of law; and appellate briefs. Interns become familiar with the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure, the Federal Rules of Evidence, the local rules of practice for the United States District Court - District of Colorado, and the local and Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure. In addition, interns may attend depositions, meetings with agents, and accompany the attorneys to observe court proceedings. Read the full job description here.

Practice Areas: Appellate Litigation Civil Litigation Criminal Litigation

Qualifications

The District of Colorado is seeking outstanding candidates for legal internships to assist in our mission. The start and end dates are negotiable, but we ask that our interns commit to at least 6 weeks of service.

Acceptance of applications for this announcement will be limited to first-year (second semester), second and third-year law students. Law school graduates are not eligible for law student volunteer positions. An eligible student is an individual who is enrolled in law school pursuing a Juris Doctor Degree and is taking at least half-time academic course load in an accredited university. Successful candidates must have outstanding academic records, superior writing skills, and be in good academic standing at his/her university.

Salary: Uncompensated

Travel: None

Application Process: Applications must be submitted online through this link.

Application Deadlines:

  • Applications for the spring semester must be received by September 1st.
  • Applications for the summer session must be received by January 10th.
  • Applications for the fall semester must be received by March 31st.

This announcement is open from September 18, 2020 to April 18, 2021. Qualified/eligible candidates may be referred to the selecting official as early as September 18, 2020 and thereafter up to the closing date.

Application Deadline: Sunday, April 18, 2021

Relocation Expenses:   Relocation expenses will not be authorized.



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