Facilities Attorney Team Leader

Disability Law Colorado has an immediate opening for the Facilities Team Leader.  The attorney will monitor facilities providing services to people with disabilities, including jails, prisons, juvenile and residential childcare, regional centers, state mental institutions and group home settings.  This will involve travel to various facilities to meet with administration, review documents and interview residents with disabilities.  This may also include conducting neutral investigations into allegations of abuse, neglect and civil rights violations in such facilities and/or advocating on behalf of individuals or groups of individuals in improving conditions in facilities.  The Team Leader is responsible for supervising facilities attorneys and non-attorney staff, assigning and overseeing case selection, determining annual priorities, working with the intake team and leading monthly team meetings.  The Team Leader will be expected to represent Disability Law Colorado on relevant committees in the areas of disability rights and the Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health systems, as well as work with legislators on relevant pending legislation and train community members on the rights of people with disabilities. 

Law Degree from an accredited law school and a current Colorado license to practice law are required.  Ability to travel is required.  Experience in advocacy, investigations, working with people with disabilities and/or knowledge of Colorado’s Intellectual/Disability and/or Mental Health systems is preferred.  Ability to work independently and as part of a team is required.  Knowledge of MS Windows, including Word required.  

The closing date is May 4, 2018.  

Disability Law Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, marital status or disability.  

Interested applicants please mail, fax or e-mail resume with cover letter to:     

Julie Busby

Office Manager

Disability Law Colorado

455 Sherman Street, Suite 130

Denver, CO  80203


FAX: (303) 722-0720