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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) 866-5232 for more information.   

REQUESTS FOR PROPOSAL

There are none 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: https://coag.gov/

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

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

Attorney - Overturf McGath & Hull, P.C. (posted 8/06/2020)

Overturf McGath & Hull, P.C., a premier regional, general civil litigation firm providing representation to clients emphasizing tort litigation, products liability, construction and commercial litigation, employment law, and general business law, seeks attorney with minimum of 4 years litigation experience and current Colorado license. Licensure in Wyoming, Nebraska, Montana or New Mexico a plus. Responsibilities include pre-trial and trial work, motion practice, depositions, case management, and client contact. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send resume, current writing sample and reference list to “Hiring Attorney” at omh-office@omhlaw.com.

Overturf McGath & Hull, P.C., is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Tax Attorney - Moye White LLP (posted 8/05/2020)

Moye White LLP, a leading Denver law firm and Certified B Corp, representing clients in a diverse range of industries, seeks an experienced Tax Attorney (5+ years of experience) to assist its tax, corporate, and estate planning practices.

Duties and Qualifications:

Transactional tax experience, including tax planning and advising clients regarding tax efficient structures is required. A tax LL.M. is required. Qualified candidates must also have demonstrable experience in tax and corporate matters, including entity formation; structuring, drafting, and negotiating operating agreements and partnership agreements; mergers and acquisitions; and incentive plans and other equity compensation arrangements.

Experience in equity financing including capital raises, private placements, and representation of private equity clients in the negotiation and drafting of partnership agreements and subscription documents for investment funds is critical. In addition, experience or an interest in advising clients regarding tax planning for estate planning matters is preferred.

Additional qualifications include distinguished academics, strong writing skills, keen attention to detail, and the desire to succeed in an outstanding practice. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are a must.

To apply, please send resume and salary requirement to Jacqueline Barsocchi, Director of Human Resources, Moye White LLP, 1400 16th Street, 6th Floor, Denver, Colorado 80202 or e-mail Jacqui.barsocchi@moyewhite.com

Moye White LLP offers a professional and entrepreneurial work environment, competitive wages, and an excellent benefits package. Moye White LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant United States Attorney: Civil Division - USAO District of Colorado (posted 8/05/2020)

Application Deadline: August 9th, 2020

The U.S. Attorney's Office is currently interviewing for an Assistant United States Attorney to serve in the Civil Division. The attorney will represent the United States and its agencies and employees in civil cases across a very broad variety of practice areas, and also will represent the federal government in civil investigations of potential violations of law. The attorney will have responsibility for handling all aspects of civil cases in court. The attorney must have a very strong ability to analyze complex legal and factual issues, write clearly and persuasively, possess a strong work ethic, exhibit good organizational skills, exercise fair and sound judgment, pay careful attention to facts and details, work well both independently and on a team, be ready and willing to volunteer to help other attorneys, be able to negotiate effectively with opposing counsel, handle matters in court persuasively on behalf of the United States of America, and be devoted to justice, excellence, and representing the public.

For more info and to apply, click here

Assistant United States Attorney: Criminal Division - USAO District of Colorado (posted 8/05/2020)

Application Deadline: August 9th, 2020

The U.S. Attorney's Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) to serve in the Criminal Division, Violent Crimes and Immigration Enforcement (VCIE) Section. The attorney will represent the United States in a wide variety of criminal matters to include the prosecution of firearm and narcotics violations, criminal gang prosecutions, robbery and other violent crime prosecutions, as well as immigration enforcement. Applicants should expect a fast-paced litigation practice that will provide significant opportunities to represent the United States in detention hearings, suppression motions and jury trials.

For more info and to apply, click here

City Attorney - City of Lakewood, CO (posted 8/05/2020)

Application Deadline: August 29th, 2020

The City Attorney provides management of the City Attorney's Office and serves as the chief legal advisor to City Council, City boards and commissions, City departments and City staff.

The City Council shall appoint a City Attorney who, at the time of appointment, shall be licensed to practice in Colorado. The City Attorney shall serve at the pleasure of the City Council and at a compensation fixed by the City Council. The City Council may retain special counsel upon its own motion or upon the request of the City Attorney. This position is required to submit monthly written updates to City Council. The City Attorney will report directly to the City Council, and performance will be evaluated on an annual basis and at the discretion of City Council. The City Attorney performs legal work exclusively for the City of Lakewood and may not be employed by or have any partnership/ownership interest in a law firm.

For more info and to apply, click here

Assistant Attorney General: Medical Unit – Business & Licensing Unit - CO Dept. of Law (posted 7/27/2020)

Application Deadline: August 5th, 2020

This litigation counsel position is in the Medical Unit within the Business & Licensing Section. The attorney will represent professional regulatory programs within the Division of Professions and Occupations including primarily the Colorado Medical Board as litigation counsel on license discipline, license application denial and unauthorized practice cases. The Medical Unit has a cooperative, open-door culture in which each member independently handles a substantial caseload. Must have a license to practice law in Colorado (or clearly eligible and in process to waive into the Colorado Bar), a minimum of 5 years of experience practicing law, and a demonstrated ability to handle negotiations, litigation and trials independently and effectively. The successful candidate must have excellent writing skills. A background in healthcare matters and work with experts in the medical field is desirable. The ideal candidate will be skilled at maintaining strong client relationships, have a passion for litigation/trials and for learning new areas of law/the healing arts, and demonstrate a strong commitment to serving the public interest. Please view the link for more information.

Assistant Attorney General: Marijuana, Liquor, and Bankruptcy Unit – Revenue & Utilities section - CO Dept. of Law (posted 7/27/2020)

Application Deadline: August 10th, 2020

The Marijuana Liquor and Bankruptcy Unit is seeking an attorney to join its dynamic and collaborative legal team. The Unit offers the opportunity to practice in cutting-edge and challenging areas of law. Statutes and regulations governing marijuana and liquor change frequently, and the Unit’s clients require legal advice to adapt and evolve accordingly. Attorneys in the unit address a wide variety of interesting and complex legal issues of significant importance to the State of Colorado, representing the Marijuana and Liquor Enforcement Divisions within the Department of Revenue. All candidates must be licensed to practice law in Colorado or clearly eligible to waive into the Colorado Bar. At least three years of legal experience is preferred. The ideal candidate: is highly motivated, energetic and has a passion to learn the substantive area of law governing marijuana and liquor licensees; has experience in administrative and constitutional law, well-developed litigation and negotiation skills; and has excellent writing, research, and analytical abilities.

Please see the link for more information.

Assistant Town Attorney/Sr. Assistant Town Attorney - The Town of Castle Rock, CO (posted 7/27/2020)

Application Deadline: August 7th, 2020

The Town of Castle Rock is seeking an experienced, high achieving individual for the position of Assistant Town Attorney or Sr. Assistant Town Attorney. Located just 20 miles south of Denver, Castle Rock is a growing community which encompasses some 34 square miles and has a population of 72,000. Castle Rock is a full service municipality providing water and wastewater, public works, parks and recreation, police, fire, emergency services, parks and recreation. The Town has an Urban Renewal Authority, Downtown Development Authority, Business Improvement District, and numerous metropolitan districts within the Town limits.

This is an excellent opportunity to address a broad range of legal issues and develop expertise in areas of prior experience, interest or aptitude reporting to the Town Attorney. The successful candidate must have knowledge of specialized areas of municipal law, such as development and construction contracts, real estate acquisition, zoning and land use, election law, and water resource and development. Other responsibilities include code writing, legal research, legal opinions, statutory and code interpretation. Employment Law experience is desired. The department's primary internal clients include Town Manager's office, Development Services, Castle Rock Water, Public Works and Recreation. Litigation will not be a primary responsibility of this position. This position may attend meetings of Town Council, Planning Commission and other boards and commissions as necessary. Performs duties in a manner consistent with the stated values of the organization.

Assistant Town Attorney Qualifications: Juris Doctor from accredited law school and licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado; supplemented by three years of experience practicing Colorado municipal law in a municipal law office or equivalent experience as a contract attorney to municipalities; or any equivalent combination. Hiring range: $79,788 to $95,763 annualized DOQ/E.

Sr. Assistant Town Attorney Qualifications: Juris Doctor from accredited law school and licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado; supplemented by three or more years of experience practicing Colorado municipal law in a municipal law office or equivalent experience as a contract attorney to municipalities; or any equivalent combination. Hiring range: $91,686 to $110,011 annualized DOQ/E.

The Town of Castle Rock offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, retirement, paid leave and a wellness program. We value teamwork, cooperation, and quality communication. We strive to provide exceptional public service to our customers and encourage creativity and innovation. Apply online at www.crgov.com/jobs #SRATA2020-02.

Visit our website at www.CRgov.com

The Town of Castle Rock is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Litigation Attorney - Hall & Evans, LLC (posted 7/23/2020)

Hall & Evans, LLC, a well-known regional defense litigation firm headquartered in Denver, CO is continuing to grow. Our Construction & Design practice area continues to rapidly expand and we are seeking an experienced C&D attorney with 3-7 years of experience to join our talented team of associates. The ideal candidate will have experience in representing developers, general contractors, design professionals, and subcontractors. Trial and/or arbitration experience is always a plus. Don’t miss this opportunity to join an established, highly respected firm that offers a great culture, phenomenal growth opportunities, and the chance to work with some of the best attorneys in the industry.

Requirements

Qualified candidates should possess the following qualifications, skills, and experience:

· Currently licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado

· A strong work ethic and proven case management skills

· Excellent communication and analytical skills

· Exceptional research and writing skills

· Top-notch marketing and client development skills

· Ability to travel

· Competent computer skills in Microsoft Word and Outlook

· Trial and/or arbitration experience is a plus

· Construction & Design experience is a plus

If you are looking for an employer who appreciates dedicated employees with a strong desire for excellence, then this opportunity is perfect for you. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, foster a collaborative culture, and honor work/life balance.

How to Apply

Please go to www.hallevans.com and select the careers tab and then follow the application process. To be considered, you must complete an online employment application, provide a cover letter, resume, and writing sample.

Civil Rights Attorney - Colorado Law Team (posted 7/21/2020)

Application Deadline: August 18th 

We're a small firm with a familial atmosphere that is looking to add another attorney. Most of the cases will involve representing special needs kids against school districts. We also represent higher-ed students, often with disabilities.

Ideal candidate MUST have at least three years of experience, preferably five, with a lot of trial experience. A background in civil rights law is desired but not required, but a passion for civil rights work is essential.

Pay is competitive and includes retirement, health insurance and bonuses.

Email resumes and cover letters to igor@coloradolawteam.com.

Associate Attorney: Family Law - Radeff & Hart, P.C. (posted 7/21/2020)

Application Deadline: August 21st 

Waiting for your results from the Bar Exam? Or just ready to make a change? If you have a strong desire to practice family law, join us at Radeff & Hart, P.C. We are an established and busy Golden law firm, representing clients through various life changes including divorce, custody and child support issues, post decree matters, maintenance modifications, step-parent adoption, and child advocacy matters. What do we want from you? You will have 0-3 years’ experience and be ready to hone your skills. You will be self-motivated, enjoy working in an energetic, team-driven environment, and have a sense of humor. Available benefits include health/dental insurance and 401(k) retirement plan. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to “Office Manager” at harper@rhfamlaw.com.

Assistant Attorney General: BL/ Financial & Health Services  - Colorado Department of Law (posted 7/21/2020)

Application Deadline:  August 3, 2020

The Financial and Health Services unit within the Business & Licensing Section is currently seeking an attorney to join their team. This position will represent the Colorado Division of Securities. Responsibilities for this position 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.

Apply online here

Real Estate Attorney - Moye White LLP (posted 7/15/2020)

Moye White LLP, a leading Denver law firm and Certified B Corp, representing clients in a diverse range of industries, seeks a senior level real estate attorney (7-12 years of experience). Qualified candidates will have a strong commercial real estate development background, independently run complex real estate development transactions, and have strong leasing and general real estate transactional skills. Must be outgoing, collegial and collaborative.

Ideal candidates must be responsive to clients and partners, and accept project responsibility. The ability to quickly win the confidence of clients and team members will be essential. Qualifications include excellent writing skills, great attention to detail and the desire to succeed in an outstanding practice. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills a must. Strong academic record.

Moye White LLP offers a professional work environment, competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. Moye White LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send resume and salary requirement to: Jacqueline Barsocchi, Director of Human Resources, Moye White LLP opportunities@moyewhite.com

Associate Attorney (bilingual) - Gendelman Klimas, Ltd. (posted 7/9/2020)

Application deadline: August 14th

At Gendelman Klimas, Ltd., Family is Everything. We practice in the areas of probate, estate planning, and family law. This associate attorney’s caseload will consist of both family law and probate cases; however, they may assist with cases in all practice areas of the firm.

Duties

  • Independently manage high-volume litigation caseload
  • Make court appearances on a regular basis
  • Draft motions, discovery, and other pleadings
  • Attend depositions
  • Attend client and intake meetings
  • Perform legal research
  • Attend mediations and engage in other dispute resolution processes
  • Delegate and supervise work to other staff members
  • Assist other attorneys on matters as needed
  • Adhere to billing standards and conventions

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor from an ABA Accredited law school
  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado
  • At least one year of experience in contested family law, probate, trust, and/or estates
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Strong commitment to professionalism
  • Self-motivated
  • Quick-learner

Preferred qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in contested family law, probate, trust, and/or estates
  • Experience with finance, tax, or banking
  • Bilingual with proficiency or fluency in both Spanish and English

Compensation:

  • Salary DOE
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Unlimited unpaid time off, with advance approval
  • Payment of attorney registration and CBA dues
  • Nine paid holidays per year
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with up to 3% matching
  • Flexible schedule
  • Possibility of remote work

To apply, email Zaharah Hakim directly at zaharah@gendelmanklimas.com

Litigation Associate - Brown Dunning Walker Fein PC (posted 7/8/2020)

Brown Dunning Walker Fein PC is seeking a full-time, on location associate with 5 to 10 years of litigation experience to join its practice specializing in real estate, commercial litigation, banking, and creditors’ rights in bankruptcy. Candidates should be licensed in Colorado, and possess excellent verbal, written, analytical, and interpersonal skills, as well as litigation experience including legal research, pleadings, motions practice, and discovery. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to dfein@bdwf-firm.com.


 

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