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 - State Services Section

This Deputy Attorney General manages the State Services section of the Department of Law which has a staff of 40 attorneys and 11 legal and administrative assistants.  Section clients include the Governor, Treasurer, Secretary of State, the State Auditor, public institutions of higher education, and the Departments of  Education, Human Services, Labor and Employment, Procurement, transactions, contracts and bond review for the State, Local Affairs, State Judicial, Personnel and Administration, Public Health and Environment (Health Divisions), and Health Care Policy and Financing.&

Assistant Attorney General - Civil Litigation & Employment Law Section - Transportation Unit

This attorney position is part of the Transportation Unit that advises and assists the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and divisions within CDOT.  This attorney will provide a broad spectrum of legal counsel to CDOT.  The attorney will be asked to be a public contracting expert within the Unit and transactional activities will include drafting and negotiating innovative contracts for road and bridge construction.  This attorney may also represent the Colorado High Performance Transportation Enterprise, a TABOR-exempt enterprise created pursuant to C.R.S.


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