The Colorado Judicial Branch is a premier state government agency focusing on state trial courts and offender probation. Across the many varied career paths within the organization we universally recruit ambitious individuals to become valued public servants and future leaders. We are seeking applicants who want to contribute in making the Judicial Branch the "employer of choice" in Colorado. In addition, our desire is to hire professionals who consistently demonstrate integrity, embrace change, and contribute to the bottom line success of their smaller work team and the larger goals of the organization.
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Position Available: Part-time or full-time legal intern position for law student starting third year of law school fall 2019 or recent law graduate working with judicial officers in the 10th Judicial District, Colorado Courts for the summer of 2019. Position is unpaid. Credit for law students may be available through the student’s law school. Remote work negotiable up to three days per week. Legal research and writing projects are expected to be complex so position is limited to students that have completed their second year of law school or recent law student graduates.
Program Description: Part-time or full-time legal internship. Legal intern must be available at least 8 consecutive weeks, 20 hours per week. Student must be present at the courthouse at least two days per week. Legal research and writing component may be completed remotely.
- Great opportunity for student interested in environmental law or water law as the 10th Judicial District houses Water Division 2.
- Student will observe court proceedings in various areas of the law and discuss observations with judicial officers and/or legal research attorney. Legal research attorney is available as a resource for legal research and writing component.
- Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Position will remain open until filled. Application materials include a one-page resume, short legal writing sample (no more than 6 double-spaced pages, may submit a portion of a longer writing sample), cover letter, and unofficial law school transcript.