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Criminal Defense Attorney Position

Job Opening in Denver, CO.


$60,000 – $80,000 a year

Job Type



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

Full Job Description

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
  • 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

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