Fall Internship Program
The intern may experience a wide range of unique and rewarding experiences including the following: Legislative bill drafting; Researching state law; Meetings with legislators and lobbyists; Staffing legislative committee hearings during session or interim committee hearings during the interim for the office; Preparation of official annotations to Colorado appellate opinions; General legal research, Review of executive agency rules for compliance wi... read more
Spring Internship Program
The intern may experience a wide range of unique and rewarding experiences including the following: Legislative bill drafting; Researching state law; Meetings with legislators and lobbyists; Staffing legislative committee hearings during session or interim committee hearings during the interim for the office; Preparation of official annotations to Colorado appellate opinions; General legal research, Review of executive agency rules for compliance ... read more
Summer 2021 Environmental Law Internships
The interns work on all aspects of litigation, including undertaking legal research, preparing written memoranda, and conducting factual investigation. Depending on the cases to which the interns are assigned, students may also draft notice letters, briefs and other pleadings, attend court appearances, and work on discovery. During the course of the program, students typically work with several of the attorneys, thus gaining exposu... read more
Volunteer Law Students
The students will work with the Record Sealing and Expungement Clinic that helps low-income, rural clients seal or expunge their criminal record. By assisting clients, students can help increase ability to obtain employment, housing, public benefits, and access to other life-changing resources. This clinic is ideal for a paralegal or law student who wants to volunteer and wants to learn more about court form preparation, but is not able to commit to ...
Volunteer Law Students
The students will work with the Cortez Family Law Clinic that provides low-income clients from the 22nd JD (Montezuma and Dolores Counties) with advice on family law issues, including help with both new and post-decree family law cases. This includes assistance with divorce, APRs, modifications to parenting orders and child support, enforcement of child support through judgement, garnishment of wages or income reassignment, and motions to relocate. T...
Volunteer Law Students
The students will work with the Caregiver Clinic that helps low-income clients in the San Luis Valley who are primary caregivers of children to whom they are not the parent. By helping these clients obtain an adoption, guardianship or APR in relation to the child in their care, they become enabled to make necessary and vital medical and educational decisions for the child. This clinic is ideal for a law student who wants to volunteer and wants to lea...
Vice President and Chief of Staff
The candidate will manage a portfolio that includes Green Corps, the Student PIRGs, Toxics Action Center, and other activism organizations. Will work in partnership with the leadership of each organization to: write multi-year and fiscal year strategic plans; identify and develop programs and campaigns; develop a budget and fundraising plan; hire and develop staff and future leadership; and other duties as assigned. Oversee budgets, progra...
Voter Contact Field Director
The candidate will coordinate with national and state partners, including America Votes, to create a plan for voter contact field offices. Recruit and oversee a team of office directors and regional directors to run the field campaign. Manage budgets and field product for up to 30 voter contact field offices. Use polling and focus group data along with the best, scientifically-tested techniques for persuading and motivating eligible voters to c...
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In-House Counsel Intern
The Interns will conduct legal research, prepare in-house legal memoranda and draft and review contracts. Work in specific practice areas includes: Employment Practice: Assist legal staff with advising on employment matters and employment benefits systems, ensure compliance with employment laws, review employment materials, and assist with defending employment-related claims. Corporate Compliance: Assist legal staff with conducting and documenting ...
Consumer Watchdog Advocate
The candidate will uncover unsafe products, unfair practices, or exploitative policies that leave consumers vulnerable in the marketplace. Will be responsible for campaign development, media outreach, coalition-building, advocacy, and coordinating among state affiliates; fundraising; as well as staff recruitment and development. Serve as the spokesperson for campaigns through media events, press releases and opinion writing. Keep abreast of consu...
Campaign Legal Intern
Duties: Draft proposed legislation, create new policy ideas, frame campaign strategies, conduct legal and factual research and write legal memos. Creating new policy ideas. Devising an effective campaign strategy. Conducting investigative and factual research. Conducting legal research and preparing memos. Drafting legislation. Work to get issues and opinions covered by the media, through news releases, press conferences, interviews, "op-eds," website...
Assistant General Counsel
Responsibilities: Fostering sound corporate governance practices, maintaining the organizations’ good standing with federal and state corporate and tax regulators, and ensuring compliance with IRS guidelines relating to lobbying and political activities of nonprofit organizations. Advising on employment matters and benefits systems, ensuring compliance with employment laws, training of all staff managers and review of employment materials, and d...
The candidate will manage site-based non-partisan voter registration campaigns in communities of color across the country. Will manage a team of entry-level canvass directors based in 4-5 offices spread across one or multiple states. Work with directors to hit goals and comply with federal and state voter registration laws. Work with them individually over the phone, through in-person site visits, by holding regional trainings, and by organizing webinars ...
Senior Corporate Counsel
Duties: Negotiating and drafting various contracts and financing documents. Monitoring legal issues including ongoing ventures and relationships. Handle various commercial and other transactional matters as requested by the General Counsel Render general advice to functional departments on various agreements and structuring issues. Anticipating and mitigating potential legal problems within the organization. Provide general legal advice to execut... read more
The Fellow will be working to protect consumers and enable citizens to lead healthier, safer, more secure lives. Will be recruiting new groups to join a coalition, speaking in a church basement or town hall to win a new endorsement, organizing a news event or rally, meeting with an editorial board, or doing whatever else it takes to get results. Run a grassroots campaign office each summer during fellowship where the Fellow will hire and manage a staff of ... read more
The intern will receive hands-on experience in the preparation of various stages of a client’s defense. Will research legal issues, draft motions and memoranda, and otherwise assist in trial preparation. Interns may also work with the Defender’s appellate attorneys. Collaborate on briefs to the circuit court, certiorari petitions, and merit briefs to the Supreme Court. Monitor intern assignments in each office, however, should expect to work with one... read more