EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT DISABILITY LAW COLORADO
Community Integration Attorney Team Leader
Disability Law Colorado has an immediate opening for the Attorney Team Leader for the Community Integration Team. The Team Leader will promote and protect the rights of individuals with disabilities throughout the State of Colorado. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coordination of legal advocacy services for people with disabilities experiencing legal barriers to living in the community. This includes managing the Community Integration Team and supervising attorneys and non-attorney advocates, determining annual Team priorities, representing clients in administrative, state and federal courts, conducting primary and secondary investigations regarding abuse and neglect of individuals in the community and assisting other Disability Law Colorado staff members in conducting such investigations, and working within and understanding the various community-based systems for people with disabilities. 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 system, as well as work with legislators on relevant pending legislation and train community members on the rights of people with disabilities. This position includes supervisory responsibilities.
Law Degree from an accredited law school and a current Colorado license to practice law are required. Three to five years experience in disability law is required. Litigation experience required. Ability to do computer-based legal research is required. Experience and/or knowledge of the Colorado Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities system is preferred. Ability to work independently or as a team is a must.
The closing date is April 9, 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
800-288-1376, FAX: (303) 722-0720