The ORPC accepts applications for new respondent parent counsel contractors during our annual contracting cycle in March of each calendar year. We also accept off-cycle applications from prospective respondent parent counsel and associates throughout the year. You can fill out our application, at any time, however, we will only contact you if there is a need for attorneys in a particular jurisdiction during the off-cycle period.
For your review and reference only, a complete, printable version of the application is available here: https://fs7.formsite.com/ORPCColorado/form33/print
You must submit the online application, no paper application will be accepted.
You must have a Colorado Attorney Registration Number to apply.
Log In and Save Your Progress
Before beginning this form, you will be prompted to create a user login and password. These can be used to save and retrieve your work. Save your progress at any time by clicking “Save Partial Work” on the bottom of each page. Each time you advance to the next page, your work is automatically saved. To resume partially-completed work, click the link above to log in again. After logging in, click “Open Saved Form” to resume working. Be sure to advance to the last page of the form and click “Submit” before the deadline identified above.
Required Attachments to Prepare in Advance
You will be required to upload at least one electronic document to the online form (link above). The required documents are listed below. ORPC recommends that you begin collecting and preparing your document(s) with plenty of time before the March 31st deadline, and save each document on your computer, in PDF format. You’ll be required to upload your document(s) when prompted on the online form—you may not e-mail or mail documents separately. You can save your form and return to it later if you’re waiting on a required document.
- One redacted legal writing sample – preferably a substantive D&N motion. If you are interested in appeals please provide an appellate brief as your writing sample.
- Your resume, indicating your legal and other relevant experience.
You will be prompted to submit the names and email addresses of two professional references and the names and contact information for all associates and staff.
Please notify your references that ORPC may be contacting them.
The ORPC also accepts applications from law student interns, and social work interns. If you are interested in a law internship, please email Carrie Ann Lucas at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are interested in a social work internship, please email Amy Kelso at email@example.com.