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... read more
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... 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 ... read more
The candidate will effectively and consistently handle a high-volume caseload. Respond to requests for emergency legal assistance from eligible individuals or groups. Gather information from applicants and clients, review documents, and identify and investigate factual allegations and defenses. Perform legal research and analysis, summarizing and applying pertinent provisions of statutes, regulations, and case law. Ensure correct and complete data entry i...
Housing Attorney – Grand Junction
The candidate to advise and represent tenants at risk of eviction. Responsibilities: Client interviews, investigation and preparation of legal documents and papers; Negotiations, trial and appellate work in state and federal courts; Advice and aggressive representation of clients in accordance with program priorities; Develop relationships with the community served and the leaders of that community; Keep current on general and specialize...
Housing Intake Attorney
The candidate will provide advice and brief services (rather than full representation) to clients at risk of eviction. Will handle client interviews and investigation and preparation of legal documents and papers. Deal with negotiations, trial and appellate work in state and federal courts. Advice and aggressive representation of clients in accordance with program priorities. Develop relationships with the community served and the leaders of that co...
The candidate will complete intakes for applicants seeking legal services. Will maintain understanding of eligibility guidelines and service areas. Guide applicants to identify their specific legal issue and share relevant information. Refer eligible applicants for legal advice, brief services, or full representation, in accordance with disposition instructions. Maintain familiarity with various financial resources, client services, and systems that provid...
The candidate will be responsible for client interviews, investigation and preparation of legal documents and papers. Will handle negotiations, trial and appellate work in state and federal courts. Advice and aggressive representation of clients in accordance with program priorities. Develop relationships with the community served and the leaders of that community. Keep current on general and specialized poverty law developments. Assume an active caseload an...
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Attorney - Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Director
The candidate will provide direct services in tax controversy cases, conduct community outreach and education, and manage grant reporting. Will be responsible for the successful completion and coordination of income tax controversy casework, including litigation, for the Clinic team, as well as for outreach, client education and grant reporting. All cases involve federal or Colorado income tax, including IRS audits, IRS and Co...