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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Office of the Alternate Defense Counsel (OADC) is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, religion, social class, national origin, marital or parental status, pregnancy, disability status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or political affiliation.  We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and an environment of representation diversity, and encourage individuals of many identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply.

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A separate employment application must be submitted for each position opening, by the specified closing application deadline. Your application will not be considered received until you hit submit at the end of this application. 

After you select the position you are applying for, a list of employment conditions and application supporting information and documents is provided below. 

Please visit our website to review the full position descriptions, click here

Please note that the application deadline for the Municipal Court Innovations Coordinator has been extended to midnight on January 20, 2023. 

The OADC appreciates your interest in joining our team and recognizes that pursing a new employment opportunity can require a substantial amount of your time.  Thus, we have outlined below, for your review, our conditions of employment and the supporting information and documents you will need to submit as part of your application. 

Conditions of Employment

If you are offered employment, the following are the conditions of employment:

  • Be a current resident of the State of Colorado or become a resident of the state of Colorado within 30 days of the hire date.
  • Be currently licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado or will be licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado within 90 days of the hire date. 
  • Be currently licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado or will be licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado within 90 days of the hire date. For graduating law students, this fellowship is contingent upon passing the Colorado Bar Exam.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and a vehicle to meet travel requirements. 
  • Be willing to submit to a routine background investigation, including a criminal history check. 
  • If hired, the Immigration Reform and Control Act requires you to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the United States within three workdays.

Supporting Information & Documents

You will upload your supporting documents later in this application in a PDF format.  The PDF should not be bigger than 5MB in size.

  • You will be required to provide three references with their phone number, email and business/occupation.
  • You will be required to submit a current resume with all the following information included:

               - Employment Dates, Duties, and Locations     

               - Highest Academic Level Completed      

               - Any Relevant Education, Licenses, and/or Training

  • A Cover Letter is highly preferred, but not required.
  • A Cover Letter is required.
  • Letters of References are highly preferred, but not required. 
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