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Publications Editor

The Office of Legislative Legal Services is currently recruiting a full-time Legislative Editor. The salary for the position is $4,141/month plus benefits, including an RTD EcoPass. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter expressing interest in the position and a current résumé.

As part of a pre-interview process, chosen applicants will be asked to complete an online editing skills test. Applicants then selected for interviews must complete a formal employment application and provide at least three professional references. A finalist for the Legislative Editor position must also pass a criminal history background check.

Only application materials sent by electronic mail to will be considered. A current résumé and cover letter must be submitted as attachments. The cover letter should be addressed to "Office Manager" and explain the applicant's interest in and qualifications for this position.  Cover letters and résumés must be received via electronic mail at no later than September 22, 2019.

The Office of Legislative Legal Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity, and employment decisions will be based on job-related factors.

Internship Program


The office offers an exciting and varied internship experience to energetic and motivated law students with an interest in the legislative process. Depending on the semester, interns may experience a wide range of unique and rewarding experiences including the following:

  • Legislative bill drafting;

  • Researching state law;

  • Meetings with legislators and lobbyists;

  • Staffing legislative committee hearings during session or interim committee hearings during the interim for the office;

  • Preparation of official annotations to Colorado appellate opinions;

  • General legal research,

  • Review of executive agency rules for compliance with state and federal law and much more.

The internship program is strictly a "for-credit" opportunity. Interns are not paid for their experience at the office. The actual number of volunteer hours will be negotiated between the intern and the intern's mentor; however, a minimum of twelve hours per week is required to insure a rewarding experience for the intern.


The office seeks a motivated student who possesses strong writing skills and excellent people skills. The intern candidate should be a team worker, a quick learner, and flexible. The office will consider any second or third year law student, placing more emphasis on the individual's skills, qualities, and enthusiasm. Having completed a legislative drafting course or a legislative process course benefits a candidate but is not required.

Application Process

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to the OLLS Intern Coordinator. The cover letter should state which semester the applicant wishes to intern.

  • Fall Semester: Application deadline is July 1.

  • Spring Semester: Application deadline is October 15.

Contact Information for Internship Opportunities

ATTN: Intern Coordinator
Office of Legislative Legal Services
200 E Colfax Ave Ste 091
Denver CO 80203-1716


Future Opportunities

On an on-going basis, the Office of Legislative Legal Services accepts resumes for staff attorney and legislative editor positions to be placed on file at the following address:

Office of Legislative Legal Services
200 E Colfax Ave Ste 091
Denver CO 80203-1716


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