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 - Business & Licensing Section, Financial and Health Services Unit

This attorney will primarily represent professional programs within the Division of Professions and Occupations, including the Office of Massage Therapy Licensure and other programs within the unit as general counsel and in the litigation of disciplinary cases.  The attorney’s responsibilities may include representation in any of the following matters:

Assistant Attorney General - State Services Section, Health Care Unit

This attorney will work in the Health Care Unit within the State Services Section.  This unit represents the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing and the public health programs within the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Unit attorneys handle a range of matters on behalf of the agencies and regularly practice before administrative courts and all levels of state and federal courts. Principal duties include representing these state agencies in all litigation matters and providing advice on a wide variety of complex legal issues.

Assistant Attorney General - Consumer Protection Section, Consumer Credit Unit

The Consumer Protection Section in the Colorado Attorney General’s Office is seeking an energetic and talented attorney for the Consumer Credit Unit.  The Consumer Credit Unit enforces Colorado’s consumer credit, debt collection, and debt management laws, in addition to other statutes that protect consumers from unfair lending and collection practices.  The Administrator of the Uniform Consumer Credit Code is an assistant attorney general and state official within the Attorney General’s Office responsible for licensing supervising lenders, creditors, collection agencies, and debt-

Deputy Attorney General, Criminal Appeals Section

This Deputy Attorney General manages the Criminal Appeals Section of the Department of Law, including a staff of 35 attorneys and four administrative assistants.  The Criminal Appeals Section is Colorado’s prosecutorial authority at the appellate level of the criminal justice system. Section attorneys represent law enforcement interests when defendants challenge their felony convictions in the Colorado and federal appellate courts.


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