Become an Attorney with the Office of the Attorney General

Office of the Attorney General attorney positions are non-classified — they are exempt from overtime and the state personnel system. Attorney positions receive competitive benefits, including health, dental, disability, life insurance, retirement, and paid vacation, sick and holiday leave. Employment at the Department of Law is contingent upon passing a thorough background check, being in good standing with the Bar of the State of Colorado, and not having disciplinary action by any other bar to which you are admitted to practice law. Attorneys serve at the pleasure of the Attorney General.

Applicants for attorney positions may submit a resume and cover letter directly to the hiring attorney, as indicated on the job announcement.  Your cover letter should indicate your bar status in Colorado as well as any specific areas of law you are particularly interested in, or in which you have special expertise or training. 

Open Attorney Positions

Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Justice Section, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) investigates and prosecutes Medicaid fraud cases, as well as physical, sexual, and financial abuse of elders and others in long term care settings.  The Unit also investigates civil fraud matters and when appropriate files civil cases under the Colorado Medicaid False Claims act.

First Assistant Attorney General - Civil Litigation and Employment Law Section, Workers' Compensation Unit

The First Assistant manages the Workers’ Compensation Unit within the Civil Litigation and Employment Law Section and is the office’s subject matter expert on workers’ compensation issues.  The First Assistant is the lead advisor to the Department of Personnel and Administration, Division of Risk Management on workers’ compensation matters, and the Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Workers’ Compensation, Special Funds Unit on all matters.  The First Assistant reports directly to the section deputy and is expected to always keep the deputy informed of any significant


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