Appellate Attorneys

Appellate Attorney Positions
The Appellate Division is currently not accepting applications.

Jason Middleton, the Colorado State Public Defender’s Chief Appellate Deputy, interviews and screens applicants for attorney positions in the Colorado State Public Defender’s Appellate Division, which is located in Denver.  Please send resume, cover letter, any law school transcripts and references to:

Jason Middleton
Chief Appellate Deputy
Colorado State Public Defender
1300 Broadway #300
Denver, Colorado 80203

The Colorado State Public Defender’s Appellate Division represents indigent defendants in the state appellate courts.  Interviews and hiring are done as openings occur.  Applications are accepted year round.

Qualified applicants must be licensed to practice law in Colorado.  The Appellate Division seeks lawyers with very strong research and writing skills who are committed to providing quality representation to public defender clients.  The entry-level salary is $5,355 per month upon licensure.


The Office of the Colorado State Public Defender is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation or religion; nor does it discriminate against a qualified applicant or employee with a disability capable of performing the duties of his or her position.