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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.
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.)
BOARDS & COMMISSIONS OPENINGS
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.
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:
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.
Assistant County Attorney II - Boulder County Attorney's Office (posted 5/28/2020)
Application Deadline: June 11, 2020
The County Attorney's office has an opening for an Assistant County Attorney. The duties for the position include providing legal advice to County elected officials, department heads, and staff in multiple areas, primarily land use and planning work for our Community Planning and Permitting Department and affordable housing development for the Boulder County Housing Authority. Additional duties will include some of the following depending on the needs of the office and the background, experience, and interests of the attorney: open space, public health, contracts, pandemic response, zoning enforcement, land use litigation, and property tax appeals. To qualify for the position, applicants must have a law degree and a minimum of two years of experience as a practicing attorney and be currently licensed to practice law in Colorado.
Find more info and apply here.
Family Law Attorneys: Jones Law Firm PC (posted 5/12/2020)
Jones Law Firm PC is celebrating 20 years in Colorado and we are growing our amazing team. We are looking to hire 2 experienced family law attorneys. Apply through the contact us tab on our website www.DenverDivorceAttorneys.com.
Associate Attorney: Midlevel Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity - Perkins Coie LLP (posted 4/29/2020)
The Denver office of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking an experienced associate attorney to join our expanding Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and a minimum of four years of experience handling private equity and/or private target mergers and acquisitions work, preferably at a national law firm. To be considered, please access the link below to provide your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and deal sheet. M&A Midlevel Assoc Denver CO
Associate Attorney: Junior Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity - Perkins Coie LLP (posted 4/29/2020)
The Denver office of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking an experienced associate attorney to join our expanding Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and one to three years of experience handling private equity and/or private target mergers and acquisitions work, preferably at a national law firm.
To be considered, please access the link below to provide your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and deal sheet. M&A Junior Assoc Denver CO.
General Attorney - U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (posted 3/4/2020)
Application Deadline: June 12, 2020
The United States Department of Education (Department) recently posted an attorney position within the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the Region VIII location in Denver, Colorado.
OCR’s mission is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence through vigorous enforcement of civil rights in our nation’s schools. Attorneys in this position make civil rights determinations and ensure that complaints and proactive enforcement activities are processed in accordance with the Assistant Secretary's directives, regulations, policies, case law and conform to established case-processing procedures; conduct legal research and provide legal advice to team members on matters of routine complexity relating to the investigation, negotiation, resolution of complaints and compliance reviews and directed investigations and the acceptance and monitoring of corrective action agreements; assist in the conduct of enforcement actions through judicial or administrative litigation; provide technical assistance to stakeholders; and, participate in complaint and proactive enforcement investigations including on-site investigations.
In an effort to ensure the Department receives a diverse and competitive pool of applicants, please consider sharing this opportunity with your organization or alumni. In addition, OCR staff may be available to provide on-site presentations or technical assistance upon request. For more information, please review the job posting or reach out to Michael D. Todd (Michael.Todd@ed.gov).