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    Criminal Defense Attorney Position

    Denver, CO - Full-Time


    $60,000 - $80,000 a year


    • Spanish (Required)
    • Criminal defense law: 1 year (Preferred)


    Novo Legal Group, a Denver-based immigrant rights law firm practicing in the areas of immigration, criminal defense, family law, and civil rights, is seeking a highly motivated criminal defense attorney to join our growing firm. We offer a professional yet relaxed environment to practice and an opportunity for crossover work in immigration matters depending on interest.

    Specific types of cases include:

    • Municipal, County and District Court cases
    • Traffic Violations
    • DUI/DWAI
    • Domestic Violence
    • Harassment, Assault and Battery
    • Criminal Mischief
    • Trespass

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develop, prepare, and defend our clients against criminal charges at all stages in municipal, county and district courts.
    • Participate in legal and advocacy conferences and develop and provide CLE presentations on pertinent topics.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Desired Qualifications: This is an entry level criminal defense position, no specific experience is required other than a strong desire to work in this area with our clientele. Anyone with num-chuk skills, bow hunting skills, or computer hacking skills will also be considered. Other qualifications include:

    • Spanish Language Skills (conversational)
    • Ability to work effectively and professionally with lawyers, paralegals, legal assistants, and clients.
    • Strong and demonstrated commitment to civil rights and civil liberties consistent with the values of Novo Legal Group.
    • Exceptional oral-advocacy skills.
    • Experience working in fast-paced environment with a keen ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and deadlines.
    • Cultural competence to work cooperatively with diverse community organizations and coalitions.
    • Experience working and communicating with marginalized or vulnerable communities.
    • Sense of humor.


    The starting salary range for this position is from $60,000.00 to $80,000.00. Benefits include health care, vision, dental, and generous time off policies. Bar dues, liability insurance, and CLE expenses will be covered by Novo Legal Group.


    • $60,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year


    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Professional development assistance
    • Vision insurance


    • Monday to Friday

    COVID-19 considerations:
    All clients are required to wear a mask on premises. We have implemented a flexible work-from-home policy that allows our team members to perform their roles as their comfort permits and the work requires.


    • Criminal defense law: 1 year (Preferred)


    • Spanish (Required)


    • License to practice law in Colorado (Preferred)

    Work Location:

    • Multiple Locations