Mountain States Legal Foundation seeks a natural resource attorney for immediate hire. MSLF is a nonprofit, public interest legal foundation dedicated to individual liberty, the right to own and use property, limited and ethical government, and the free enterprise system. Key to our work is the legal staff that advances our mission and principles in courts within the Mountain States and throughout the nation. We are a small team of dedicated professionals. As such, our attorneys are a critical part of MSLF’s team and should possess the passion, commitment, and strategic vision needed to drive our mission to new heights.
Attorneys must be willing to develop natural resources/environmental cases (e.g. cases involving ESA, NEPA, FLPMA, and other environmental land use law) from the ground up and to pursue matters through all levels of appeal. Each attorney is responsible for his or her own caseload supporting the development of natural resources. Responsibilities include developing and managing cases, factual and legal research and writing, motion practice, and appellate advocacy.
Attorneys work under the supervision of the General Counsel.
- 3-12 years of experience, with the bulk of experience in natural resources/environmental law.
- Significant administrative law/litigation experience.
- Strong research and writing skills.
- Licensed to practice law in Colorado or eligible to waive into the Colorado bar.
- An enthusiastic team player.
- Ability to clearly and positively communicate with a wide array of audiences.
- Passion for MSLF’s mission: a deep interest in protecting the right to own and use property, limited and ethical government, individual liberty, and the free enterprise system.
Salary range: Commensurate with experience. Compensation package includes health and dental benefits, paid time off, a retirement plan, and more.
While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. No phone calls, please.
About Mountain States Legal Foundation: MSLF is a nonprofit, public interest legal foundation dedicated to individual liberty, the right to own and use property, limited and ethical government, and the free enterprise system. We offer competitive salaries and benefits to qualified candidates.