The Civil Litigation and Employment Law Section defends State agencies and employees that are sued in state and federal courts by people claiming personal injuries, property damage, and employment discrimination, as well as those claiming that their constitutional rights have been violated by state actions.
The section also represents State agencies in personnel matters in front of the State Personnel Board. Section attorneys provide general legal advice and representation to the Colorado Department of Transportation, the Colorado Transportation Commission, the Department of Corrections, the Colorado State Board of Parole, the Division of Risk Management, and all employees of those agencies.
The section provides advice and training to all State agencies in personnel administration and employment issues.
There are five units within the section: