Internships & Employment


The Colorado Juvenile Defender Center (CJDC) is seeking a passionate Executive Director to lead our organization and help achieve its mission. CJDC is the leading advocate for the rights of youth in Colorado and ensures excellence in juvenile defense across the state. The organization is seeking a licensed Colorado attorney with at least three years of experience, preferably in the field of criminal or juvenile defense. This is a part-time position and no prior executive director experience is necessary. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be the face of a successful non-profit, working closely with the Board of Directors, government officials, and the public. Duties include developing and implementing strategic plans, leading staff, and some direct representation of youth. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated passion to ensuring justice for the youth of Colorado.

Download the full position description HERE.  Please send cover letter and resume to Board Chair Michael Juba at

Legal Internships

Internship applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please email your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and any other inquiries to