Prepare administrative hearings and complex cases for trial, develop motions and discovery documents, and represent the City in those proceedings as well as corresponding appellate briefing and argument Negotiate and prepare contracts, ordinances, leases, deeds and licenses, and other legal documents Draft memoranda, motions, briefs and pleadings to be filed in judicial or quasi-judicial proceedings Conduct or provide feedback with legal research Assist attorneys working in specialized areas with research and related activities Assist subordinate attorneys with legal counseling activities, issues and procedures Provide City and Airport officers and employees with counsel and advice and formal legal opinions on complex matters, in specialized legal areas Any one position may not include all of the duties listed. However, the allocation of positions will be determined by the amount of time spent in performing the essential duties listed above.
The ideal candidate will have one or more of the following skills and experience:
Experience in airport and/or transportation law
Experience with construction contracting
Experience in commercial transactions, including concessions, food and beverage or retail businesses
Experience in the US DOT Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Program
Experience in public safety and security
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 or Bachelor of Laws degree.
Experience: Three years of experience as an attorney at law.
Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted.
Licensures/Certification(s): Possession of a license to practice law in Colorado from the Colorado Supreme Court at the time of application or possession of license from U.S. states that have a reciprocity agreement with the state of Colorado, excluding the following states: California, Delaware, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, Rhode Island, and South Carolina. The preceding list of non-reciprocal admission jurisdictions is intended to be used only as a guide, as rules and regulations of every jurisdiction are subject to change at any time. Positions with the Denver City Attorney's Office are dependent upon the rules and regulations in place at the time of application and subsequent hiring. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.
About City and County of Denver - Denver International Airport
Denver International Airport (DEN) is the 20th-busiest airport in the world and the 5th-busiest airport in the United States, serving more than 64 million passengers in 2018 and generating more than $26 billion for the region annually. In 2018, the Wall Street Journal named DEN the best large airport in the country. DEN is owned by the City and County of Denver, operated by the City’s Department of Aviation, and represented by the City Attorney’s Office.