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Opportunity Title: Law Student and Law Graduate Internships
Location: Golden
Department: Trial Courts
Posted Date: 09/17/2019
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Contact Information
Brief Description

1st Judicial District Internship Program – Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

The Judges in the 1st Judicial District (Jefferson and Gilpin County) are currently accepting applications for law student and law graduate interns for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters.  These internships are unpaid, but credit may be available through your school.


Reports To:

Each intern will report to a Judge and work directly with a law clerk and division clerk.



Ability to take direction well, complete legal research and writing projects, and work with the public. 


Minimal Educational / Professional Qualifications:

Must be a law student or graduate from an accredited law school.


How to Apply:

If you are interested, please send a resume, a short legal writing sample (3-5 pages), an unofficial transcript, and a cover letter indicating the area(s) of law that interest you (civil, criminal, domestic/juvenile), to as soon as possible.  In the subject line of your email, please reference the semester(s) for which you are applying (i.e., Internship Application: Fall 2019). Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. 


Detailed Job Information
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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