City Attorney

City of Brighton, CO

Job Details

  • Job Function: Legal Services Director
  • Salary: $145,900 - $169,400. DOQE
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 40,000
  • Where: 500 S. Fourth Ave., Brighton, CO 80601
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: May 2 2018

Deadline: Jun 4 2018

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:


City Attorney
City of Brighton, Colorado

The picturesque suburban community of Brighton, CO (pop. est. 38,000), is located 20 miles north of downtown Denver, 20 minutes from Denver International Airport, and about 30 minutes east of Boulder. This vibrant, engaged, and close-knit community deeply values its history and agricultural roots, while embracing progress, innovation, diversity, and sustainable growth.

After decades of faithful service, the longtime city attorney, contracted through a private firm, is retiring. The Brighton City Council has decided to bring the position in house. Hired by and reporting to City Council, the new City Attorney will then build her or his team, establishing a model law office for the City.

A JD from an accredited law school and seven to ten years of experience as a practicing attorney, the majority of which were spent in local government, are required. Colorado municipal or local government experience preferred. Active Colorado law license strongly preferred. Comprehensive benefits. Annual salary range $145,900 - $169,400 dependent on qualifications.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:

Peckham & McKenney

Call Andrew Gorgey at (970) 987-1238 for more information or to request a detailed brochure. The brochure is also available on our web site at Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.

Filing deadline is June 4, 2018.

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