Job Opportunities

Colorado Legal Services

Paralegal/Private Attorney Involvement Coordinator, Craig Office

Part-time (30 hours per week), in a one-person office serving five counties in northwestern Colorado.  This office is part of the Northwest Colorado Legal Services Project, a private attorney involvement program working with local private attorneys who donate their time to help low-income and senior clients with civil legal matters.  Paralegal will screen and interview clients, refer eligible clients to volunteer attorneys, recruit new attorneys, conduct recognition activities for all volunteers, act as liaison with other local agencies and local Bar Association, write grants and grant reports, respond to callers requesting assistance, and maintain case files and office records.  Applicants should have at minimum a high school diploma or GED; fluency in Spanish required; and demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of low-income and other vulnerable populations.  Law-related experience, understanding of legal ethics, and competence in Word and Excel preferred.  Coordinators must be able to handle a variety of tasks and establish priorities to successfully meet casehandling and reporting deadlines.  Send cover letter identifying position desired and résumé to pcraig@colegalserv.org.  Job Description provided upon email request.  EOE

Attorneys, Multiple Offices

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

Positions available in Pueblo and LaJunta offices of Colorado Legal Services (CLS), through specialized funding to represent low-income victims of violence in civil matters. CLS is a statewide program with 13 offices and more than 50 attorneys; the successful candidates will be extensively trained, handle their own caseload, and go to court often. This is an opportunity to live in a small Colorado community, but be part of a larger organization and rely on the expertise and experience that CLS colleagues can provide. The CLS salary range begins at $44,125 (DOE), and includes a monthly stipend and excellent benefits such as generous leave, health, dental, and vision insurance. Successful candidates should demonstrate their sensitivity to the legal needs of low-income individuals, victims of crime, and minorities. Bilingual English/Spanish skill is desired. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Colorado. Cover letter and resume accepted on a rolling basis until filled. Send information to Managing Attorneys Robert Keating (rkeating@colegalserv.org), Erin Harris (eharris@colegalserv.org), and Director of Advocacy Reenie Terjak (rterjak@colegalserv.org), specifying the position for which you are applying. EEO.

External to CLS

Assistant Federal Public Denver - Wyoming Trial Division - Casper

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