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Litigation - General Attorney in Denver, CO

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Company name

Office of Legislative Legal Services

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

USA Denver, CO

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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Staff Attorney The candidate will be drafting legislation and amendments to legislation for legislators. Will be attending legislative committee of reference meetings and answering technical and legal questions concerning legislation pending before the committees. Performing legal research. Independently drafting or working with other Office staff or other legislative staff to draft written work product, including legal and research memorandums. Reviewing executive branch agency rules to determine whether they are within the promulgating agency’s rule-making authority, drafting rule review memorandums that explain why unauthorized rules should not be extended, and possibly presenting rule review issues to the Committee on Legal Services. Annotating Colorado Supreme Court and Court of Appeals cases that apply or interpret the Colorado constitution, Colorado Revised Statutes, or Colorado Court Rules. Reviewing initiatives, developing appropriate questions for initiative review and comment memorandums, conducting meetings with initiative proponents, and drafting ballot titles for consideration by the Title Board. Attending legislative interim committee meetings, drafting legislation requested by committees, and presenting the draft legislation to the committees and Completing special projects and other assigned tasks. Assist with litigation involving the General Assembly. Develop or conduct in-house professional development or training presentations for legislators and legislative staff. Work one-on-one with one or more newly elected legislators to help them develop and enhance their knowledge of the legislative process. or Assist in preparing the Colorado Revised Statutes and related materials for publication by reviewing titles, indexing newly enacted legislation, and drafting summaries of enacted legislation for inclusion in the digest of bills.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be a Colorado licensed attorney. Should preferably have 3+ years of legal experience and can demonstrate a strong interest in supporting the work of representative government without being politically active.

Deadline : 06/25/2018.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Office of Legislative Legal Services
State Capitol Building
Room 091
Denver, CO 80203