Post Grad Fellowship: Colorado Civil Justice Corps – Application Open

The application is now open and available here  and is due March 31 to

If you are a May 2023 graduate interested in pursuing nonprofit lawyering in Colorado post grad, please consider applying to the Colorado Civil Justice Corps, a unique, paid post graduate fellowship opportunity only available to Denver Law students in which the selected grads will work with a designated nonprofit for 16 months beginning in September 2023 (though positions are solidified by May 2023).

If you missed the info session yesterday, you can watch the recording. This is a great opportunity to get a nonprofit gig in Colorado!

Our nonprofit host sites, locations, and fellowship opportunities are as follows (and more info on the positions in the application link above):

  1. Bright Future Foundation (Avon) – Serving the only agency providing pro-bono legal services in Eagle County, the family law fellow will be involved in all aspects of legal advocacy, consultation, and representation for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking.
  2. Bringing Justice Home/Crossroads Safehouse (Fort Collins) – The family law fellow will provide representation to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking as well as remote, unbundled legal services.
  3. The Center for Trauma & Resilience (Denver) – The immigration law fellow will support the MiGente: VAWA Legal Solutions Clinic, which provides immigration and family law services to undocumented victims of crime, and will focus on immigration, divorce and custody cases.
  4. Colorado Legal Services (Colorado Springs) – Serving El Paso, Teller, and Fremont counties, the family law fellow will be based in the Colorado Springs CLS office and focus on civil protection orders, custody and divorce actions, and civil protection orders.
  5. Justice & Mercy Legal Aid Center (Denver) – The family law fellow will provide full representation in family law matters, including filing petitions and other pleadings, attending hearings, mediation, and settlement conferences.
  6. Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (Westminster) – Serving the RMIAN Children’s Program, the only one of its kind in the state, the immigration law fellow will provide legal services to child survivors of sex and labor trafficking, child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, and children feeling persecution in their home countries.

Please direct any questions to Emily Cederberg, CCJC Program Manager, at

By Karen Mitchell
Karen Mitchell