The Office of Alternate Defense Counsel (OADC) is currently hiring multiple Staff Attorneys, ranging in experience, for its new in-house Postconviction Unit (PCU). These passionate advocates will support and further OADC’s commitment to holistic defense and zealous client-centered advocacy, rooted in social justice, integrity, and humility.

The PCU Staff Attorneys will represent indigent clients across Colorado in postconviction matters, where the Office of the State Public Defender (OSPD) has declared a conflict of interest. The Staff Attorneys will lead interdisciplinary teams, employing client-centered best practices. We seek dedicated advocates who are excited to provide excellent postconviction representation to our clients and approach the legal system through the lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

We are conducting a nationwide search for this position. We greatly appreciate you sharing this message with the defense community and anyone who would be ideal for this role. The link for the position posting is on our website:

Should you wish to discuss the mission of the OADC as it relates to this role or if you have any questions, please contact

Job Contact
Juanise Cornell