Entry Deputy District Attorney - District Attorney's Office, Denver, Colorado

Created 01/15/2022
Reference 489514
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Colorado
City Denver
About Our Job

Employment Requirement:
City employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment. Refer to the COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Mandate Candidate Q&A for additional information.

Please apply as soon as possible as this posting may close without notice.

The Denver District Attorney is the chief law enforcement officer in the City and County of Denver. The District Attorney's Office prosecutes state misdemeanor and felony cases in Denver's County and District Courts, provides assistance to witnesses and victims of crime, and maintains an active community education and crime prevention program. The Office provides training for police officers and sheriff's deputies regarding legal issues in criminal justice.

The Denver District Attorney's Office is looking for an entry level prosecutor to join the team. The Denver District Attorney's Office comprises over 100 plus attorneys who work collaboratively across multiple teams including Economic Crime Unit, Crime Strategies Unit, Cold Case, Human Trafficking, Behavioral Health Unit, Digital Evidence Unit and Elder Abuse. The DA Office prides itself in having a robust in-house training program supervised by dedicated Training Chief Deputy District Attorney that allows for CLE fulfillment, with ample opportunity to promote and grow.

Duties include:
  • Maintaining a misdemeanor caseload, including making appropriate plea offers, litigating motions and preparing cases for trial
  • Conducting jury trials on misdemeanor cases
  • Partnering with other deputies on cases
  • Working collaboratively with the prosecution team
  • Partnering with members of Denver Police Department and other community agencies
  • Assisting victims of crime through the criminal justice system
  • Performing other duties as assigned or requested by the District Attorney

About You

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
  • Education: Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree
  • Experience: None
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted.
  • License/Certifications: Possession of a license to practice law in Colorado from the Colorado Supreme Court at the time of application

About Everything Else

Job Profile
DL1178 Deputy District Attorney
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Position Type

Position Salary Range
$78,718.00 - $129,885.00

Starting Pay
based on education and experience

District Attorney

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

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Employer City and County of Denver

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