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2021 Colorado Lawyers Salary Guide

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

Colorado Lawyers Salary 2021

Salary

$127.1K

Growth

20%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Colorado 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $64,940 $81,660 $127,090 $187,400 $208
Hourly Wage $31.22 $39.26 $61.10 $90.09 $100

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Colorado 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$64,940
$81,660
$127,090
$187,400
$208
Hourly Wage
$31.22
$39.26
$61.10
$90.09
$100

What Do Lawyers Do?

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

Also known as:

Attorney, Attorney General, Attorney at Law, City Attorney, Counsel, Deputy Attorney General, General Counsel, Lawyer

  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • Meet with individuals involved in legal processes to provide information and clarify issues.
  • Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Research relevant legal materials to aid decision making.
  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Arbitrate disputes between parties to resolve legal conflicts.
  • Prepare legal documents.
  • Supervise activities of other legal personnel.
  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Research relevant legal materials to aid decision making.
  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings.
  • Prepare legal documents.
  • Prepare documentation of legal proceedings.
  • Evaluate information related to legal matters in public or personal records.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Draft legislation or regulations.

Lawyers Job Outlook in Colorado

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Colorado 16,780 20,180 20% 1,230
United States 804,200 875,700 9% 46,000

Lawyers Job Outlook in Colorado

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Colorado
16,780
20,180
20%
1,230
United States
804,200
875,700
9%
46,000

Lawyers Schooling & Experience

  • Doctoral or professional degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Lawyers Schools in Colorado

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Taft University System Tax Law/Taxation. Lakewood, CO More than 4 years: 1
Taft University System Programs for Foreign Lawyers. Lakewood, CO More than 4 years: 0
Taft University System Law. Lakewood, CO More than 4 years: 41
University of Colorado Boulder Law. Boulder, CO More than 4 years: 174
University of Colorado Boulder Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other. Boulder, CO More than 4 years: 0
University of Colorado Boulder Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. Boulder, CO More than 4 years: 23
University of Denver Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. Denver, CO More than 4 years: 0
University of Denver International Business, Trade, and Tax Law. Denver, CO More than 4 years: 10
University of Denver Law. Denver, CO More than 4 years: 224
More than 4 years: 9
University of Denver Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law. Denver, CO More than 4 years: 7

Lawyers Schools in Colorado

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Tax Law/Taxation.
Lakewood, CO
More than 4 years: 1
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Lakewood, CO
More than 4 years: 0
Law.
Lakewood, CO
More than 4 years: 41
Law.
Boulder, CO
More than 4 years: 174
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other.
Boulder, CO
More than 4 years: 0
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Boulder, CO
More than 4 years: 23
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Denver, CO
More than 4 years: 0
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law.
Denver, CO
More than 4 years: 10
Law.
Denver, CO
More than 4 years: 224
More than 4 years: 9
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law.
Denver, CO
More than 4 years: 7

Lawyers Jobs in Colorado.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
1157 - IP Litigation Associate Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP Boulder, Colorado 10/27/2021 No
1170 - IP - Patent Associate Or Senior Counsel Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP Boulder, Colorado 10/27/2021 No
1273 - Mid-to-Senior Level Corporate Associate Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP Boulder, Colorado 10/27/2021 No
1304 - Venture Capital Mid To Senior Level Associate Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP Boulder, Colorado 10/27/2021 No
1305 - Privacy & Cybersecurity Attorney Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP Boulder, Colorado 10/27/2021 No
1316 - Trade Secret Litigation Associate Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP Boulder, Colorado 10/27/2021 No
1320 - Junior-Level Litigation Associate Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP Boulder, Colorado 10/27/2021 No
Administrative Assistant II - Multiple Positions Colorado State Denver, Colorado 10/27/2021 No
Associate Immigration Attorney Berry Appleman & Leiden Denver, Colorado 10/27/2021 No
Federal Tax Associate Attorney - Midlevel Perkins Coie LLP Denver, Colorado 10/27/2021 No

Lawyers Jobs in Colorado.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP
Boulder, Colorado
10/27/2021
No
Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP
Boulder, Colorado
10/27/2021
No
Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP
Boulder, Colorado
10/27/2021
No
Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP
Boulder, Colorado
10/27/2021
No
Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP
Boulder, Colorado
10/27/2021
No
Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP
Boulder, Colorado
10/27/2021
No
Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP
Boulder, Colorado
10/27/2021
No
Colorado State
Denver, Colorado
10/27/2021
No
Berry Appleman & Leiden
Denver, Colorado
10/27/2021
No
Perkins Coie LLP
Denver, Colorado
10/27/2021
No

Lawyers Salary Guide 2021

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