Associate Attorney, Water Law

Posted - May 20, 2022

Balcomb & Green, P.C., est. 1953, provides legal services from the Roaring Fork Valley throughout Colorado. We maintain offices in Glenwood Springs, Aspen, Buena Vista, and Lamar, and focus on real estate and land use, water law, business, construction law, litigation, and municipal law.

About our Associate Attorneys

Associate attorneys work individually and collaboratively to meet our clients’ needs consistent with the firm’s values. Balcomb & Green associates achieve significant autonomy while pursuing partnership in a culture that emphasizes competence and collaboration and respects a balanced lifestyle that allows our employees to take advantage of the recreational and social benefits of living in the Roaring Fork Valley. 

Position: Water Law

Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent legal writing skills, professional judgement, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively. Practice will primarily focus on water rights with an emphasis in adjudication, supply evaluation and planning, analysis and drafting of decrees, pleadings, memoranda, contracts, and communications, and due diligence review for acquisitions (including title research), and occasional, business and real estate transactions. We are seeking candidates with initiative, integrity, and interest in a mountain lifestyle.

Position Requirements

  • Admitted to practice in Colorado;
  • Three to seven years of experience in Colorado, with emphasis on water rights and exposure to real property, municipal and business matters;
  • Proficiency with Westlaw and Colorado Courts E-filing System;
  • Ability to perform independently, seek and accept direction and support as appropriate;
  • Commitment to continuous development of legal and professional skills;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; and,
  • Interest in community involvement and personal development.

Compensation & Benefits: 

Salary range for the position is $95,000 – $130,000 per year, depending on experience and qualifications, plus performance bonuses. Balcomb and Green provides employee group health insurance, HSA, health, and dependent care FSA, 401K, optional Dental/Vision and family health insurance packages, Life & Disability Insurance, and a flexible leave policy. Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to Balcomb & Green is an Equal Opportunity Employer.