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
DPA/Labor/Contracts Unit: This Unit of the State Services Section in the Attorney General’s office represents the Colorado Department of Personnel and Administration (DPA), the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE), and the Colorado State Controller’s Office (SCO). This Unit provides general legal services to its clients, including: board representation; transactional and regulatory compliance advice; drafting formal and informal opinions on personnel and labor issues, and rule and policy drafting and interpretation. Practice includes litigation before the Off