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
The Natural Resources & Environment Section is seeking a full-time Assistant Attorney General to start immediately in the Parks and Wildlife Unit. The primary focus of this position is representing the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife and the Parks and Wildlife Commission (collectively “CPW”) in litigation and transactional water matters, although some general counsel work for CPW may also be required.
The Consumer Protection Section of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office has an opening for a litigation and trial lawyer effective immediately. The lawyer will be responsible for investigating and prosecuting civil enforcement actions under the Colorado Consumer Protection Act (§§ 6-1-101, et seq., CRS) and other consumer protection laws. This lawyer will be responsible for handling all phases of a case; from investigation to trial. Some cases will require involvement with other states’ Attorney General Offices, the FTC and other government agencies. The lawye
This attorney represents the Colorado Department of Human Services. The attorney will work closely with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Division of Behavioral Health, the Regional Centers, 5 State Nursing Homes, and the Contracts Unit at the Department. The attorney will be involved in litigation, transactional work, and research and writing. The majority of cases are prosecuted in the administrative court, involving child abuse and child care licensing.