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Colorado Legal Services

Attorneys, Multiple Offices

Migrant Division - Denver Office

Attorney

Staff Attorney, Migrant Farmworker Division of  Colorado Legal Services. Duties include federal and state litigation involving wage theft, human trafficking, immigration, and civil rights; administrative advocacy; summer outreach to labor camp workers; and working with community-based groups.  Experience working with low income communities; a demonstrated commitment to workers’ rights and social justice; excellent writing and communication skills preferred. Spanish /English proficiency and regular travel in Colorado is required. Preference given to applicants with prior litigation experience and admission to the Colorado Bar or eligible for reciprocal admission. Salary commensurate with experience; benefits included. Position open until filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, list of three references and one writing sample to Amy Wood Ocaña, awoodocana@colegalserv.org EOE.

Colorado Springs Office

Attorney needed to represent low-income clients primarily in family law cases.  Salary range begins at $44,125 (DOE), excellent benefits.  Applicants must be able to handle fast moving, high volume litigation caseload.  Sensitivity to the legal needs of low-income individuals and minorities is prerequisite. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Colorado. Applications must be received by April 5,  2019. Send cover letter and résumé to Sarah Lipka, Managing Attorney at slipka@colegalserv.org. and Roma Lucero, Executive Assistant at rlucero@colegalserv.org. EOE

Grant Attorneys

Colorado Legal Services, through specialized funding to represent low-income victims of violence in civil matters, especially protection orders and domestic relations matters, with two positions available: in  LaJunta, and Pueblo offices of CLS. Salary range begins at $44,125 (DOE), with excellent benefits, including a monthly retirement stipend. Attorneys must be able to handle fast-moving, high volume litigation caseload while also using demonstrated sensitivity to the legal needs of low-income individuals, victims of crime, and minorities. Bilingual English/Spanish is desired. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Colorado. Cover letter and resume will be accepted on a rolling basis. Send materials to  Bob Keating, Managing Attorney,  rkeating@colegalserv.org and Reenie Terjak, Director of Advocacy, rterjak@colegalserv.org, specifying the position for which you are applying.  EEO.

 

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