The Office of the Independent Monitor is seeking a Deputy Monitor.
The Office of the Independent Monitor (“OIM”) provides independent civilian oversight of the Denver Police and Sheriff’s Departments. The OIM strives to foster transparency and accountability in law enforcement. We are a staff made up of lawyers, criminologists/statisticians, and others.
We are seeking an accomplished professional with investigative and legal experience to review law enforcement Internal Affairs investigations to ensure that they are conducted fairly and without bias. The successful candidate will also be able to help analyze law enforcement policy and practice in order to help us ensure Constitutional law enforcement for the citizens and residents of Denver.
The Office of the Independent Monitor is an independent agency, and all employees are at-will, as opposed to being protected by Career Service Rules. This position still enjoys benefits, listed below, and available on our website at www.denvergov.org/benefits.
Under the supervision of the Independent Monitor, and working alongside other members of the OIM Team:
· Review Internal Affairs investigations conducted by sworn members of the Denver Police and Sheriff Departments.
· Assess the sufficiency of those investigations, and make recommendations for curing any identified deficiencies.
· Conduct analyses of police and sheriff policies and procedures, assess national standards for Constitutional law enforcement, and work with the Monitor to make recommendations regarding changes to the policies and procedures of Denver’s police and sheriff departments.
· Actively monitor officer-involved shooting & in-custody death investigations. NOTE: must be available for a periodic on-call schedule to respond to crime scenes, including (sometimes) at night.
· Help draft internal memoranda and public reports, and work on other projects, as assigned by the Monitor.
Please attach a resume, cover letter and two (2) relevant writing samples to your application in order to be considered.
Requires a Master's Degree or equivalent professional accreditation and at least three years of investigative experience or three years of legal experience. A Juris Doctor (“JD”) degree is highly desired. A close attention to detail is required.
Per City Ordinance: Neither the Monitor nor any employee of the monitor's office shall have formerly been employees of the Denver police, sheriff, or fire departments.
Licensure and/or Certification:
Colorado Bar membership not required. The position will not act as a legal advisor or otherwise function as a lawyer of the City and County of Denver.
Successful candidate will be required to pass a rigorous background investigation. This is not a Career Service position. This is an at will appointment.
Insurance Defense Attorney
Established and growing Colorado Springs-based insurance defense firm with state-wide practice seeks an associate attorney with 2 to 4 years of experience in civil litigation, preferably in the insurance defense area. Experience in depositions, motions practice, and trials preferred. Excellent research and writing skills a must. Experience in construction defect litigation defense and civil rights litigation defense a plus. Candidate must be licensed to practice in Colorado. Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, references and salary requirements to email@example.com. Click here to apply. www.cainwhitelaw.com
Qualified and interested individuals should submit a detailed resume and cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum qualifications and demonstrated key competencies to: Rachael.Alkayali@state.co.us Deadline: Friday, January 30, 2015 at 5:00 PM (MST) Click here for more information and for job announcement.
Administrative Specialist—Office of Alternate Defense Counsel
This is a key position within the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.
ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to
The Office of the Principal Legal Advisor of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is seeking an attorney for the offices listed in this advertisement. ICE is the investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security, and our attorneys help enforce the immigration and customs laws of the United States. The responsibilities of the position consist primarily of representation of the government in removal proceedings before Immigration Judges, frequently involving applicants for asylum or for other relief under the U.S. immigration laws. Additional duties include providing legal advice and support to the other ICE components and litigation support to U.S. Attorneys' Offices in immigration and/or customs matters. The position also involves appellate advocacy before the Board of Immigration Appeals, including the preparation of briefs and other pleadings. Some travel may be required.
Applicants must be a graduate of a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association and an active member in good standing of the bar of a state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Applicants with fewer than five (5) years of legal experience must submit a copy of their law school transcript and grade point average or class ranking as part of the application package.
Applicants must possess a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an American Bar Association (ABA)-accredited law school. If you have less than five (5) years practicing law, you must submit a copy of your transcripts to prove that you possess a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an American Bar Association (ABA)-accredited law school. Failure to submit transcripts will result in you receiving an ineligible rating.
Unless otherwise noted, you must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by 11:59 P.M. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement, Tuesday, February 03, 2015. Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard Time) on Tuesday, February 03, 2015
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The mission of the Criminal Division's Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT) is to develop and administer technical and developmental assistance designed to enhance the capabilities of foreign justice sector institutions and their law enforcement personnel. This assistance is administered in order to enable those institutions and their personnel to more effectively combat terrorism, organized crime, corruption, financial crimes and other types of crime in a manner consistent with the rule of law. The assistance is also administered to enable those institutions and their personnel to more effectively cooperate regionally and with the United States in combating such crime. .
The Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT), Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, seeks a current Department of Justice (DOJ) Attorney or Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA), to include any individuals currently assigned to OPDAT outside of DOJ, to serve as a Legal Advisor (TDY), at the U.S. Embassy in San Salvador, El Salvador, beginning on or about July 2014.
Applicants must be a current Department of Justice (DOJ) Attorney or Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA), to include any individuals currently assigned to OPDAT outside of DOJ. Applicants must also possess a J.D. degree, be duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of any State, territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia, and have at least four (4) years post J.D. experience. Applicants must be an active member of the bar in good standing (any jurisdiction).
Your qualifications will be further evaluated based upon the following competencies. You are required to respond to each competency in the occupational questionnaire portion of this announcement. Failure to respond to these questions may result in your being deemed not highly qualified for the position.
Additionally, applicants should have a thorough understanding and practical knowledge of DOJ and other USG approaches and policies involving transnational crime, terrorism and security and justice sector development issues, including training and institution-building.
A J.D. Degree.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes the Assessment Questionnaire and the Required Documents indicated below. The Application Package must be received by 11:59 PM, Eastern Time, on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Click here for more information.
A leading retail/consumer product company with domestic and international operations, is seeking a General Counsel to lead its corporate legal department. The incumbent will be managing and leading a team of senior attorneys and staff. Responsibilities include public company securities matters, merger and acquisition activities, taxation matters counsel, overall corporate governance management, and litigation management. This position reports directly to the CEO of the company.
Law degree and member in good standing of at least one U.S. state bar. Colorado bar license highly preferred! 10 plus years in house public company legal experience in the fields of mergers & acquisitions, securities & corporate governance are required for this position; 8 plus years of supervisory, management, and leadership experience
Duties and responsibilities to include legal representation in:
Skills and abilities to include :
Self-motivated, ability to work with a dynamic company, creative problem-solver, trusted advisor; Hands-on management style and ability to get the job done; Strong work ethic and high ethical standards; Strong written and verbal communication skills required to draft agreements, communicate legal advice, and present corporate legal positions to third parties; Strong analytical and reasoning skills required in connection with researching legal issues, assessing impact on business processes, and making recommendations; Excellent interpersonal skills; an effective team player with the ability to work with others and to coordinate complex projects across various corporate functions; Business-minded; creative problem-solving abilities; and strong strategic/project management skills.
The company is located in one of the best places to live, with an office culture focused on innovation, and a work hard and play hard culture. The position offers a very competitive salary, bonus, relocation package, and excellent benefits. Email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org
10 plus years of Public company experience
Corporate governance and Commercial Contracts
Senior Regulatory Counsel/ In House Counsel
A rapidly growing financial services company located in South Denver which does fee-based, third-party loan residential mortgage loan servicing, is looking to add to their fast growing legal department. The position will be providing support to the ongoing administration of residential loans on behalf of mortgage investors.
This position would serve as a member of a six-person Compliance Team responsible for ensuring the Company is complying with all federal and state laws and regulations regarding the servicing of residential mortgage loans.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Primarily responsible for federal laws and regulations pertaining to the servicing of residential mortgage loans, including Fair Lending, ECOA, EFTA, FCRA, GLBA, SCRA, TILA, FDCPA, RESPA and CFPB rules and regulations.
Draft and review policies and procedures to ensure the company is in compliance with all federal laws and regulations.
Interpret federal laws and CFPB regulations and provide legal counsel and leadership to various business units to ensure compliance.
Assist in review of all areas of the company to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Regular, consistent, and predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Ability to interpret and apply applicable laws and regulations.
Excellent writing skills.
Strong organizations skills.
Ability to work independently as well as a team setting.
EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
JD from accredited law school and bar admission in at least on state.
10 plus years mortgage banking experience in compliance as an attorney, preferably at a mortgage or consumer finance company or in a law firm with significant mortgage or consumer finance practice.
Extensive knowledge of federal laws applicable to mortgage banking and/or servicing. The company offers an excellent pay & bonus and very competitive benefits. Relocation assistance will be provided to out of state candidates.
If you are qualified for this position, please email your resume and professional references to email@example.com
In House Counsel
Job Number: 00610-149446
Our client, a leading financial services company is looking for 7 plus years mutual fund senior counsel who can prepare and oversee mutual fund registration statements and mutual fund regulatory filings. You will be responsible for preparing board materials for the respective mutual fund boards of directors/trustees meetings and contract administration. Responsibilities will include preparing mutual fund regulatory documents for filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including, Form N-1A; Form N-2; Form N-CSR; and Form N-Q; preparing and overseeing annual shareholder meetings for clients, including filing proxy statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission; preparing and reviewing investment company agreements, including: advisory: custodian; transfer agency; fund accounting; administration; and distribution agreements. You will also be responsible for preparing board books for the respective fund boards of directors/trustees and attending board meetings to advise directors/trustees regarding legal and compliance issues associated with mutual fund operations. Our client offers a very competitive The company offers a very competitive salary and excellent benefits. A very attractive relocation package is being offered for the right candidate. If you are qualified for this position please e-mail your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mutual Funds Filings Experience
Real Estate/Corporate Counsel
South Denver/In House
Our client, a top US Homebuilder based in the south Denver area is seeking a Real Estate Counsel with extensive experience in real estate transactions and legal document creation. This position will oversee certain corporate, legal and regulatory matters, including risk management.
Essential Job Duties:
Oversee real estate transactions; research and review property titles, perform due diligence on prospective land purchases and prepare and review purchase / acquisition contracts.
Prepare and review general contracts, Third party agreements, and vendor contracts.
Manage external counsel in representing the company in general litigation cases.
Manage contract compliance, insurance certificate collections/review, and wrap insurance policies.
Coordinate activities with risk engineers and external service providers.
Conduct policy and compliance audits and liaison with internal and external auditors.
Desired Skills and Experience
Law Degree with admission to the CO State Bar
10+ years of applicable REAL ESTATE and contract law experience
Extensive experience in drafting legal documents
Extensive experience in managing a high volume of real estate transactions
Ability to assist in a broad range of real estate transactional matters including the purchase and sales of residential real estate
Ability to write business legal reports and correspondence
Ability to effectively present information to senior management
Ability to respond to inquiries from regulatory agencies, customers and business community
Our client offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, STD/LTD, a 401(k) with employer match, and paid time off. If you are qualified for this position, please e-mail your resume to email@example.com
Law Degree with admission to the CO State Bar. 10+ years of applicable REAL ESTATE and contract law experience.
Job Number: 00610-143899
A Denver law firm, seeks an Associate with approximately 7 plus years of experience in the areas of commercial litigation and/or domestic relations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: managing cases independently, ability to interact with clients personally, ethically, and professionally, and develop and try cases. Responsibilities include, analysis and preparation of cases for filing, overall case planning and strategy, and possessing strong drafting, negotiating, and trial skills. Pleasant working environment with team-oriented philosophy centered upon delivering the best possible level of service and results for clients. Benefits include competitive salary, bar dues, CLE, parking, health insurance, dental, and profit sharing plan. Interested candidates should email a resume, salary requirements, and professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org
7 plus years of experience in the areas of commercial litigation and/or domestic relations.
In House Counsel
Job Number: 00610-149443
Are you tired of working with a law firm? A leading and fast growing company in sunny Denver is looking for a 1 plus years corporate contracts counsel to work with a team of transactional attorneys. 1 plus years commercial/technology contracts counsel experience is required to work with this telecommunications transactional business. We are looking for contracts drafting and negotiating experience with a top law firm or in house legal department. We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, who have a passion, and excellent communication skills. A JD from a top law school, a law school ranking in the top 25% of the class, and a license to practice in a minimum of one state in the US. The company offers a very competitive pay and tremendous room for growth for the right person. Relocation would be provided for out of state candidates. If you are qualified for this position, please email your resume and professional references to email@example.com
Top grades and Top Law School
Corporate Counsel/In House Attorney
National Entertainment Network (NEN), a private equity backed company, is the nation's dominant amusement vending service provider. Over its 27-year history, NEN has defined front-end retail and restaurant entertainment with a diverse portfolio of offerings including skill-crane games, capsule toy/confection stands, video games, and kiddie rides. NEN has over 55,000 machines in over 15,000 locations across the country.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Understands, Interprets and explains contractual term, conditions and legal principles to business staff and customers
• Provides legal counsel on issues such as: legislative compliance, letters, client contracts, leases, protecting intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, financial offerings, nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements, outsourcing agreements and business strategic planning.
• Ensures legal compliance, business unit policy, safety and quality program requirements.
• Provides legal counsel on issues arising from actual and or anticipated lawsuits including but not limited to, class action and EEOC claims.
• Analyzes and interprets laws, statutes and regulations, and identify areas of compliance, as well as potential vulnerability and risk; partner with the appropriate business unit(s) and/or operations in order to develop and implement appropriate action plans.
• Anticipates and guards against legal risks facing the company.
• Performs additional tasks as requested by the CFO and other corporate officers, and provide other legal advice and services as the legal needs of the organization arise.
• Some travel required
Qualifications and Experience:
• Bachelor's Degree and Juris Doctor required;
• 2-3 years of solid contract reviews, negotiation, and drafting experience required.
• 1-2 years of corporate law experience preferred.
• Experience with reviewing, drafting, and negotiating property leases.
• Ability to understand, interpret and explain contractual terms and conditions and legal principles to business staff and customers and assist with negotiation strategy.
• Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills.
• Ability to meet multiple deadlines and effectively handle competing priorities
• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office products such as Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Strong skills in reviewing and preparing business documentation such as contracts, letters, and other legal documents.
• Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
**To apply for this position please go to the following link to submit your resume
A premier insurance defense litigation firm in DTC seeks a capable associate attorney with 3 ~ 7 years of experience. Requires demonstrated experience in insurance defense litigation. Insurance coverage experience helpful.
• Ability to handle litigation files without daily supervision.
• Excellent written communication and presentation skills.
• Excellent negotiation, consultative and facilitation skills with the ability to effectively interact.
• Ability to exercise good independent judgment..
• Excellent analytical and writing abilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor's degree with JD, and admission to the bar in Colorado.
• Minimum 3 years of experience in an insurance defense or related setting.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, vision, dental and free covered parking. Please respond with a resume, cover letter, writing sample, three professional references and salary requirements.
Seeking Associate Attorney for small Denver Law Firm. Minimum 3 years family law experience required; some criminal law experience preferred. Submit resume' via email.
Busy plaintiff's personal injury law firm needs entry level litigation attorney with immediate availability. Applicant needs to possess good office and computer skills. Applicant also needs to be dependable and attentive to details. Experience in personal injury and litigation a plus, also experience with Needles software a plus. Please respond with a resume, writing sample and references. This is a full time position. Benefits after 90 days.
DIRECTOR OF GAMING
Opening for Director of Gaming position. Go to: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dhr/open-competitive-job-opportunities for more information.
General Counsel, North America (Denver, Colorado)
Litigation Associate - Sherman & Howard, Denver office
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is currently seeking a Litigation Associate to join its Denver office. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, 1-3 years of experience, strong attention to detail, excellent writing and client service skills. Candidates will be expected to work independently and assume responsibility at increasing levels of significance. Click here to apply. www.shermanhoward.com
Experienced Ft. Collins Family Law Attorney
Expanding family law firm is seeking an experienced attorney for Ft. Collins branch. Candidate must have a minimum of 3 to 5 years practicing exclusively family law in Colorado, preferably in Weld County. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and salary expectations as well as a writing sample demonstrating family law experience. Click here to apply.