Job Opportunities

Colorado Legal Services staff are currently working remotely with limited access to office space. To preserve public health, interviews, onboarding, and client work are conducted online to the extent possible. In the future, staff are expected to return to in-office work.

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Housing Attorney – Colorado Springs, Pueblo, or La Junta

Colorado Legal Services is seeking an attorney to advise and represent tenants at risk of eviction in southern Colorado. This position is currently funded for one year. This person could work out of the Colorado Springs, Pueblo, or La Junta office; occasional travel within the region is expected. Ideal candidates will have a proven commitment to public interest and experience working with low-income or otherwise vulnerable populations. Colorado law license required, housing law experience, bilingual ability, and tech-savviness preferred. For more information, see our staff attorney job description here. Attorney salary ranges from $53,000 - $92,000 based on experience, with generous insurance benefits, paid vacation time and sick leave, and professional development opportunities.

To apply, send a cover letter explaining your interest in CLS and experience with housing law, along with a resume and three references, to hiring@colegalserv.org. The cover letter should indicate which office location(s) you prefer. Please include “Southern CO Housing Attorney” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

Housing Unit Supervising Attorney – Colorado Springs

Colorado Legal Services' Colorado Springs office is seeking a dynamic and experienced attorney to supervise staff work on housing cases throughout southern Colorado. This position is currently funded for one year, though CLS is seeking additional funding to make this a long-term opportunity. Ideal candidates will have a proven commitment to public interest and experience in housing law and staff supervision. Colorado law license required, bilingual ability and technology proficiency preferred. For more information, see the job description here. Supervising attorney salary ranges from $55,000 - $92,000 based on experience, with generous insurance benefits, paid vacation time and sick leave, and professional development opportunities.

To apply, send a cover letter explaining your interest in CLS and experience with housing law and management, along with a resume and three references, to hiring@colegalserv.org. Please include “Housing Unit Supervising Attorney” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Housing Attorney – Grand Junction

Colorado Legal Services' Grand Junction office is seeking an attorney to advise and represent tenants at risk of eviction. This position is currently funded for one year. Ideal candidates will have a proven commitment to public interest and experience working with low-income or otherwise vulnerable populations. Colorado law license required, housing law experience, bilingual ability, and tech-savviness preferred. For more information, see our staff attorney job description here. Attorney salary ranges from $53,000 - $92,000 based on experience, with generous insurance benefits, paid vacation time and sick leave, and professional development opportunities.

To apply, send a cover letter explaining your interest in CLS and experience with housing law, along with a resume and three references, to hiring@colegalserv.org. Please include “Grand Junction Housing Attorney” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

Housing Intake Attorney – Any Office

Colorado Legal Services’ Coordinated Statewide Intake Unit (CSI) is seeking an attorney to provide advice and brief services (rather than full representation) to clients at risk of eviction. This position is currently funded for one year. For more information, see the job description here. Ideal candidates are team players with experience serving vulnerable populations. Colorado law license and 2+ years of experience with landlord-tenant issues required, Spanish fluency and familiarity with Colorado social services landscape preferred. Attorney salary ranges from $53,000 - $92,000 based on experience, with generous insurance benefits, paid vacation time and sick leave, and professional development opportunities.  

This attorney could work at any CLS office under (remote) supervision from the CSI Managing Attorney in the Denver office.

To apply, send a cover letter explaining your interest in CLS and experience working with vulnerable populations, along with a resume and three references, to hiring@colegalserv.org. Cover letter should indicate which CLS office location(s) you could work from. Please include “CSI Attorney” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Housing Paralegal – Colorado Springs, Pueblo, or La Junta Office

Colorado Legal Services is seeking paralegals to complete casework and outreach for tenants at risk of eviction. This person could work out of the Colorado Springs, Pueblo, or La Junta office; occasional travel within the region is expected. This position is currently funded for one year. Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated passion for social justice, a commitment to advancing equity, and experience working with low-income or otherwise vulnerable populations. Bilingual ability and Microsoft Office proficiency preferred. For more information, see the job description here. Paralegal salary ranges from $32,800 - $57,000 based on experience, with generous insurance benefits, paid vacation time and sick leave, and professional development opportunities.

To apply, send a cover letter explaining your interest in CLS and experience with housing law, along with a resume and three references, to hiring@colegalserv.org. Please include “Southern CO Housing Paralegal” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

Housing Paralegals - Denver Office

Colorado Legal Services’ Denver Housing Unit is seeking paralegals to complete casework and outreach for tenants at risk of eviction. Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated passion for social justice, a commitment to advancing equity, and experience working with low-income or otherwise vulnerable populations. Bilingual ability and Microsoft Office proficiency preferred. For more information, see the job description here. Paralegal salary ranges from $32,800 - $57,000 based on experience, with generous insurance benefits, paid vacation time and sick leave, and professional development opportunities.

To apply, send a cover letter explaining your interest in CLS and experience with housing law, along with a resume and three references, to hiring@colegalserv.org. Please include “Denver Housing Paralegal” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

Housing Paralegal – Greeley Office

Colorado Legal Services’ Greeley office is seeking paralegals to complete casework and outreach for tenants at risk of eviction. This position is currently funded for one year. Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated passion for social justice, a commitment to advancing equity, and experience working with low-income or otherwise vulnerable populations. Bilingual ability and Microsoft Office proficiency preferred. For more information, see the job description here. Paralegal salary ranges from $32,800 - $57,000 based on experience, with generous insurance benefits, paid vacation time and sick leave, and professional development opportunities.

To apply, send a cover letter explaining your interest in CLS and experience with housing law, along with a resume and three references, to hiring@colegalserv.org. Please include “Greeley Housing Paralegal” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

Paralegal - Colorado Springs

Colorado Legal Services’ Colorado Springs office is seeking a full-time paralegal who will complete intakes for domestic relations cases, support attorneys in CLS’ Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, and conduct occasional outreach. For more information, see the job description here. Ideal candidates would have experience working with vulnerable people and excellent oral communication skills. Spanish fluency and 0-2 years experience in tax or family law preferred. Paralegal salary ranges from $32,800 - $57,000 based on experience, with generous insurance benefits, paid vacation time and sick leave, and professional development opportunities.   
 
To apply, send a cover letter explaining your interest in CLS and experience working with vulnerable populations, along with a resume and three references, to hiring@colegalserv.org. Please include “CS Intake Paralegal” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Paralegal – Denver

Colorado Legal Services’ Survivor Services Unit is seeking a full-time grant paralegal to conduct interviews with potential human trafficking victims, assist case handlers on CLS human trafficking cases, conduct occasional trainings, participate in anti-trafficking coalitions and assist with administrative tasks associated with the grant. For more information, see the job description here. Spanish proficiency and occasional travel within Colorado are required. Experience in immigration law and/or working with crime victims preferred. Paralegal salary ranges from $32,800 - $57,000 based on experience, with generous insurance benefits, paid vacation time and sick leave, and professional development opportunities.  

To apply, send a cover letter explaining your interest in CLS and experience working with vulnerable populations, along with a resume, three references, and a legal, professional, or academic writing sample, to hiring@colegalserv.org. Please include “SSU Paralegal” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Social Worker - Colorado Springs

Colorado Legal Services' Colorado Springs office is seeking a social worker who will build program capacity to navigate community resources and work directly with clients facing barriers to engaging and succeeding in their legal case (e.g. housing insecurity, medical issues, psychological distress, etc.). As an extension of the legal team, the social worker is responsible for receiving older adult (60+) client referrals from paralegals and attorneys, then using assessment tools to determine the level of support required in each situation, ranging from one-time referrals or brief advocacy to case management. Additionally, the social worker will maintain contacts with organizations and systems serving this client population, and keep the Colorado Springs staff up to date on available resources and services. For more information, see the job description here

Ideal candidates have a background in social work (MSW, and LSW/LCSW are encouraged to apply) and experience working with older adults. Familiarity with the legal system, knowledge of Colorado’s social services landscape, and Spanish fluency are preferred. Annual salary ranges from $38,000 to $75,000 based on experience and training, with generous insurance benefits, paid vacation time and sick leave, and professional development opportunities.  

To apply, send a cover letter explaining your interest in CLS and experience working with vulnerable populations, along with a resume and three references, to hiring@colegalserv.org. Please include “social worker” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

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