Assistant Legal Counsel (SCAO) – Denver

  • Full Time
  • Denver

State of Colorado

State Court Administrators Office, Executive Division

Denver, CO

Provides legal counsel within the State Court Administrator’s Office in a specified area of law.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the above essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Graduation from an accredited law school; possession of a certificate of admission to the Bar of the State of Colorado; eligibility to practice law before the courts of the State of Colorado and three years of experience practicing in the field of law.

In addition to advising judges, probation officers and other court personnel regarding general legal issues, the successful candidate may be called upon to draft contracts, assist with personnel matters, including serving as counsel during disciplinary personnel hearings, train Judicial Department personnel on legal issues, and analyze pending legislation. Experience drafting contracts, human resources legal experience, or experience working for the Judicial Department of Colorado, the federal judiciary or another states judicial branch is preferred. The salary of this position shall not exceed $8500.00 per month.

EEO/AA/ADA EMPLOYER NOTICE!

Each person employed must present identity and employment eligibility verification.

NOTICE! Employees hired after March 1, 1988, must be on the payroll direct deposit program.

NOTICE! Disabled applicants: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the hiring authority.

NOTICE! All prospective employees of the Colorado Judicial Branch are subject to background investigation prior to hiring.

You may obtain a copy of the EEOP Utilization Report upon request.

INFORMATION ALERT: Judicial Branch employees may not hold office in a political party, nor may they promote one political party or candidate over another in partisan political elections. Employees may hold non-partisan public office provided that there is no conflict of interest or appearance of impropriety with the duties performed for the Judicial Branch. In all cases, it will be within the discretion of the Chief Judge of the judicial district to determine whether such a conflict exists. Employees shall seek the prior approval of the Chief Judge before seeking or assuming any such office. Work related to any office held may not be performed on Judicial Branch time. Membership on a board or commission that requires registration or party identification as a qualification is not considered to be partisan political office.

Applications only accepted through Judicial Branch website:

https: www.its.courts.state.co.us/mosaic/careerApplyNow?positionNumber=7774

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