The Appellate Division is currently accepting applications for an entry-level attorney. Please follow the directions on this page for submitting application materials and note that qualified applicants must be licensed to practice law in Colorado.
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:
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 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability or other protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.