Public Sector Careers
Graduates from Denver Law pursue a wide range of public service activities. Recent graduates have secured employment at the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, the Colorado State Public Defender, the NYC Administration for Children’s Servicesthe Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, the Empire Justice Center, multiple judicial districts in the Colorado District Attorney’s offices, Montana Legal Services, the Humane Society, and the Colorado Civil Rights Division, among many other public service opportunities.
Did you know almost half of Denver Law grads obtain jobs in the public sector? This includes students working in public interest or government jobs, judicial clerkships, and academia.Denver Law’s ABA required employment disclosures can be found here.
These figures are based on employment within 9 months of graduation. For more information, visit our job statistics page.
Have you always imagined yourself as the prosecutor in Law & Order? Do you want to visit the Capitol and lobby for equal rights? Envision a career in international human rights? All of these possibilities and more are available in public sector careers, and we here at Denver Law want to help you explore those options. Through the Office of Career and Development Opportunities, we assist with cover letters and resumes, help you find jobs and volunteer opportunities, bring in public sector practitioners to share advice, sponsor an Annual Public Interest & Government Career Fair, and more. We want to help your dreams become a reality.