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Opportunity Title: Attorney
Location: Colorado Springs
Department: Office of the Guardian of Ad Litem
Posted Date: 06/16/2017
Closing Date: 06/29/2017
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Brief Description

*This is a courtesy posting for the Office of the Guardian Ad Litem.***

$4,411 -  $6,352/month depending on experience – full time with benefits*

*Each position within the Judicial branch has a certain salary range assigned to it.  Based on experience and other factors, newly hired employees begin their employment towards the beginning of the pay range.

Definition of Work:

Information About the Job:  Full time entry level Attorney position to provide best interest representation for children in delinquency and dependency & neglect cases.

 

Minimal Educational / Professional Qualifications:

 

  • J.D. or L.L.B. from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in Colorado and member in good standing of the Colorado State Bar.

  • No history of disciplinary action by any state bar licensing authority.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to make good decisions, maintain confidentiality, establish effective working relationships and thoroughly document work.

  • Strong dedication to representing the best interests of children.

  • Solid computer skills are essential.

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    HOW TO APPLY: 

     

    Send completed Colorado Judicial Department application https://www.courts.state.co.us/userfiles/file/Careers/Job_App_Judicial(1).doc, resume, writing sample and references to:

    Debra Campeau, Managing Attorney

    102 S Weber Street

    Colorado Springs, CO 80903

    Or to dcampeau@guardianadlitemelpaso.org  

     

    Job Description:  Provide legal representation as guardian ad litem for children in delinquency and dependency & neglect cases.  Prepare and conduct all aspects of cases at the trial court level.   Research issues of law and prepare written briefs or memorandums related to individual cases or as requested by the Managing Attorney.  Successful candidate has enthusiasm for litigation and advocacy in the courtroom.


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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.

INFORMATION ALERT: Judicial Department 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 not-partisan public office provided that there is no conflict of interest or appearance of impropriety with the duties performed for the Judicial Department. 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 Department time. Membership on a board or commission that requires registration or party identification as a qualification is not considered to be partisan political office.
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