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, Prosecution Assistance Unit

The Criminal Justice Section of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office is seeking an experienced prosecutor to lead the Marijuana Team of the Prosecution Assistance Unit.

Temporary Assistant Attorney General - Consumer Protection Section

NOTE: This announcement is for a temporary position.  Temporary attorneys are employed at will and do not have the rights and benefits provided to permanent employees, except those mandated by law.

Assistant Attorney General - State Services, Education Unit

The Education Unit of the State Services Section in the Attorney General’s office represents the subdivisions of Colorado government responsible for education, including the Colorado Department of Education, the Colorado Department of Higher Education, the Colorado State Board of Education, and the Colorado State Charter School Institute.  The Education Unit also advises over 20 public universities, colleges, and community colleges, including the University of Colorado System, Colorado State University System, University of Northern Colorado, the State Board of Community Colleges an

Assistant Attorney General - Business & Licensing, Insurance Unit

The Department of Law is looking for an energetic attorney who enjoys public service to provide litigation and general counsel assistance to the Colorado Division of Insurance (Division).  This attorney will be part of a team representing the Division in the Business & Licensing Section of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office.  Litigation is conducted on behalf of the Division involving insurance companies and their agents in matters pertaining to numerous types of insurance including, but not limited to, health care insurance, long-term care, Medicare supplement insurance,

Entry Level Appellate Attorney

Appellate Division attorneys are Colorado’s prosecutors at the appellate level, responding to defense challenges to felony convictions before the Colorado Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.  They also defend Colorado convictions in habeas corpus actions before the federal district court and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Every attorney handles motions, briefs, and oral arguments.  This position is currently funded through June 2016.  The continuation of this position will be based on workload and availability of funding.


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