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 - Civil Litigation & Employment Law Section, Corrections and Public Safety Unit

The Corrections and Public Safety Unit of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office is looking for a talented, enthusiastic, and experienced litigation attorney.  The Corrections and Public Safety Unit provides representation to the Colorado Department of Corrections, the Colorado Parole Board, and the various division of the Colorado Department of Public Safety including the Colorado State Patrol, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, the Division of Criminal Justice, the Division of Fire Prevention and Control, and the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.  The Un

Deputy Attorney General - Consumer Protection Section

This Deputy Attorney General manages the Consumer Protection Section of the Department of Law, including a staff of 20 attorneys, 7 investigators, 8 financial credit examiners, 6 legal assistants and 10 complaint intake and other support staff.  This Section is responsible for: (1) investigating and prosecuting violations of numerous state and federal consumer protection statutes, including the Colorado Consumer Protection Act and the Charitable Solicitations Act; (2) investigating and prosecuting violations of state and federal antitrust acts; (3) licensing and regulation of consumer


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