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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR—COLORADO LAWYER’S COMMITTEE

The Colorado Lawyers Committee, a 36-year-old nonprofit organization, seeks an Associate Director.  Responsibilities include:

(a)     writing all organizational documents: annual report, brochure, newsletter, website and social media updates, press releases, fundraising communications, PowerPoint presentations, and Awards Luncheon program;

(b)    managing the participation of over 700 volunteers: serving as the main contact for new volunteers and online inquiries, updating databases and volunteer lists, tracking pro bono hours; 

(c)     coordinating events: participating in planning of Annual Awards Luncheon and other special events like Project Homeless Connect, the Nonprofit Legal Audit Clinic, and the Nonpartisan Election Day Call Center (promotion, volunteer recruitment,  photographs, audiovisual needs, seating, setup); and

(d)    assisting Executive Director with daily operations: participating in meetings of 20 volunteer task forces, preparing for meetings of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee (agendas, handouts, and minutes), participating in community outreach (specialty bar fundraisers and career fairs), and coordinating law firm presentations. 

Position requires a highly detail-oriented individual with proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.  The successful candidate must have excellent writing skills and must effectively and pleasantly communicate orally and in writing.  Bachelor’s degree required.  Law degree, knowledge of the Denver legal community, and prior nonprofit experience preferred.   

This is an administrative position not a staff attorney opening.  Downtown location. Starting salary range is $40,000-$50,000, based on experience.  Medical insurance and other benefits available.  The Colorado Lawyers Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline for applications is midnight on September 14, 2014.  Applications will be accepted by email only. No phone calls please.  Expected start date is early October.

Please send a resume, three references, and a cover letter highlighting relevant experience to:

Ms. Constance C. Talmage
Executive Director
Colorado Lawyers Committee
1700 Lincoln Street, Suite 4100

Denver, CO  80203

AURORA MUNICIPAL COURT ASSOCIATE JUDGE OPENING

The Aurora Municipal Court is accepting applications for an Associate Judge.  Judges sit as trial judges hearing cases charging municipal ordinance violations.   The position requires a minimum of five years of the practice of law with emphasis in litigation or judicial experience, along with demonstrable knowledge of, and the ability to apply, the Colorado Rules of Evidence and the Colorado Municipal Court Rules of Procedure. Applicants must possess judicial demeanor, verifiable ethical and moral character, and the ability to work with judicial colleagues, staff and the public.  To obtain an application, contact Andrea Edwards at aedwards@auroragov.org or at 303-739-6535. Applications must be received by 5:00 pm, October 10, 2014.  Posted 9/10/14

CITY OF LAKEWOOD—TEMPORARY PART-TIME ASSOCIATE MUNICIPAL JUDGE OPENING

Closing Date/Time: September 18, 2014 at 11:59 PM Mountain Time

Salary: $71.75 Hourly

The City of Lakewood is looking to fill two separate temporary part-time Associate Municipal Judge opportunities.  One position will be scheduled for 20-28 hours per week, the other position is for a relief judge with variable hours.  

In a temporary part-time capacity, presides with original jurisdiction over all cases arising under the municipal ordinances of the City of Lakewood, with full power to adjudicate. Reports to the Presiding Judge. Hours vary; position carries limited benefits.

Duties include: Adjudicating criminal, traffic and non-traffic municipal ordinance violations for both adults and juveniles, including domestic violence, drug and alcohol offenses, animal control, zoning violations, criminal misdemeanor offenses and others

Conducting hearings required to adjudicate cases, including arraignments, motion and pre-trial hearings, jury trials 

Must be able to interact with others in a positive manner 

Requires regular and prompt attendance 

Education:

Jurist doctorate from an accredited institution 

Experience:

Minimum of five years as a licensed attorney in the State of Colorado 

Licensure/Certification/Registration:

Law license with the State of Colorado

Posted 9/10/14

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ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY—US ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

Deadline: Friday, September 12, 2014

Salary: $45,581 to 132,849, plus locality pay where authorized.

Position ID: 14-CO-1207783-AUSA-10

Job Description: 

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 broad variety of practice areas. The attorney will have responsibility for handling all aspects of civil cases, including taking depositions, writing briefs, and appearing in hearings and trials 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, follow all Department of Justice and United States Attorney's Office policies, 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 and excellence.

Qualifications: 

Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least one year post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience. Every applicant should electronically submit a resume and cover letter.

Preferred Qualifications: Excellent writing, speaking and analytical skills; strong work ethic, character, dedication and interest in public service; interest in handling a wide variety of challenging cases on behalf of the United States of America; and the ability to work well both independently and on teams with others on complex cases are all highly desired.

Travel: Occasional travel within and outside the District will be required.

Click here to apply. Posted 9/10/14

COUNTY ATTORNEY—JEFFERSON COUNTY

 

Attorney will do a variety of transactional work and child support enforcement for the County Attorney's Office. Work involves drafting, reviewing and negotiating a variety of contracts and leases, representing various boards and commissions, negotiation and completion of real estate and IT licensing transactions, child support enforcement, public finance, and providing general legal advice to county staff and elected officials.  Applications must be, and may only be, submitted to www.jeffco.us/jobs Posted 09/08/2014
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SENIOR ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY 

The City of Commerce City is accepting applications for the position of Senior Assistant City Attorney. This position performs professional legal work on behalf of City officials and staff. Duties may include drafting and reviewing ordinances, resolutions, contracts, policies, and other documents; investigating claims against the City; providing legal counsel and representation in legal proceedings. Range: $85,000 - $93,000. Salary will be dependent on qualifications. For a complete job description and to apply online, please go to our website: www.c3gov.com Posted 09/08/2014. Click here to apply.  www.c3gov.com

REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY FOR PART-TIME/CONTRACT WORK. WORK VIRTUALLY.

AV-rated real estate transaction firm is seeking an experienced real estate attorney for contract work. Successful candidate will have 5-10 years' experience with purchase and sale, buyer financing, and lease transactions. Strong customer service and communication skills also required. Position is ideal for someone seeking part-time work or looking to supplement an already established practice. Work virtually. Please send a resume and cover letter to REContractWork@gmail.com (all resumes will be held in strict confidence). Posted 09/06/2014. Click here to apply.


CORPORATE ASSOCIATE

A top ten Denver office of a highly regarded national firm is seeking a 2-4 year corporate associate to join their practice. The ideal candidate will possess strong transactional corporate background with experience in real estate and/or oil & gas a plus, exceptional academic credentials, including top 20% of law school class, and attention to detail, team player, strong work ethic, and exceptional communication skills. This is a great opportunity to benefit from sophisticated work, strong mentorship and deep resources to build one's own practice. Submit resumes to myadvocate@targetedlegal.com Posted 09/05/2014.
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LITIGATION ATTORNEY

Denver firm seeking a litigation attorney with 1-2 years of experience. Must have excellent writing and communication skills. Please submit cover letter and resume along with salary requirement. Posted 09/05/2014. Click here to apply. 
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