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Lawyer / attorney wanted to assist small criminal defense law firm with cases, clients, and court appearances. We have an office in Centennial, Denver, and Brighton. Plus would be former public defender with 2+ years of county court, juvenile or drug court, and some district court trial experience. This position will expose attorney to many areas of a law practice, prepare them to practice in criminal defense, and rapidly train to be a practicing, effective, and productive trial attorney. Will handle procedural or minor court appearances, co-chair jury trials, perform legal research & writing, engage in continuing education, edit and draft motions & pleadings, maintain relationships with clients, investigate witnesses & evidence, and help perform office administrative functions. Carries a high degree of personal responsibility and accountability to the profession and to our clients. Must be genuinely open & accepting of the criminal defense profession and understand its importance. Must have a strong desire to be a trial attorney & litigator to enjoy this position. Individuals who have one or more of the following will be considered: trial practicum or other trial class; evidence practicum or other advanced evidence class; criminal law practicum or advanced criminal procedure class; civil litigation practicum. Individuals who have the following character traits will be successful in this position: drive / self-motivation; good work ethic; high standards; serious about being a lawyer and understanding the profession; have a need to work and support oneself v. being supported by outside subsidiary income; reliable transportation; maturity / life experience / real world experience; self-supporting / self-sustaining; genuine interest in courtroom work; strong belief in criminal defense necessity. Schedule and work location can be flexible based on individual's needs / responsibilities, maturity, and work ethic. Hours per week and pay can vary with level of skill, motivation / drive, commitment, and firm needs. Will require driving with reliable transportation.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: $60,000.00 to $90,000.00 /year
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