Job o’ the Day: Staff Attorney with the Colorado Juvenile Defender Coalition in Denver

Colorado Juvenile Defender Coalition

From the PSJD job posting:

The Colorado Juvenile Defender Coalition (CJDC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring excellence in juvenile defense and advocacy, and justice for all children and youth in Colorado. CJDC is a strong advocate for the right to counsel and strives to elevate the practice of juvenile defense by presenting continuing legal education seminars and developing materials for juvenile defenders. CJDC seeks to protect the rights and improve the treatment of children and youth in the juvenile justice system through non-partisan research, policy advocacy, and organizing. We believe in promoting the strengths and success of youth while holding youth accountable in developmentally appropriate ways that promote justice, healing, and public safety. CJDC, an effective non-profit that is young and growing, is in an exciting period of recent success and organizational development. Our team serves collaboratively with excellence and integrity and we seek an exceptional candidate committed to producing impactful outcomes for youth justice.

Position Overview

CJDC seeks a dynamic and talented Staff Attorney to help implement the juvenile defense and policy programs of the organization under the supervision of the Executive Director. This full-time salaried position with health benefits and paid vacation is based in Denver, Colorado, and has the potential for leadership advancement as the organization grows. Salary is based upon experience, starting at 55k. Periodic night and weekend work is required, as is occasional travel.

Sounds right up your alley? The deadline to apply is July 8, 2013. Be sure to check out the full job listing at (log-in required) for more information on salary and application instructions.

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