Longmont 303-776-9900
Louisville 720-726-3670

Lyons Gaddis is a professional community of highly qualified and self-motivated lawyers working in variety of practice areas collaborating to provide exceptional service to the firm’s clients and to the communities in which they live and practice. Lyons Gaddis is home to some of the most well-respected practice groups and attorneys in northern Colorado in commercial transactional law, real estate, government practices, trusts and estates, water law, and civil litigation. Associates at all levels of experience work directly with Shareholders and clients, resulting in efficient and effective solutions for the firm’s clients, an open and cooperative workplace, and an opportunity for Associates to grow and develop as attorneys.

In addition to working closely with Shareholders on client matters, Associates actively participate in shaping the culture and policies of the firm through involvement in internal firm committees. Also, Associates meet regularly with Shareholders to discuss the firm’s financial statements, as well as its business strategy and long-term goals. These discussions promote an atmosphere of openness and encourage an exchange of ideas and concerns.


Local Government/School/Special District Attorney

The Longmont, Colorado office of Lyons Gaddis has an opening for an experienced public sector attorney to join the firm’s government practice group, which represents schools and special districts.  The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of experience in public sector work, judicial clerkship, or other relevant fellowship or internship with a desire to practice education law and local government work.  Candidates will have a passion for providing exceptional client service, developing strong client and community connections, and either live in Northern Colorado or be willing to relocate. 

Lyons Gaddis has served the needs of Colorado clients for over 50 years.  We have a team-oriented culture with an unrelenting commitment to be the best at what we do.   The position will include direct client interaction and the potential for some evening meeting attendance and, specifically negotiations/collective bargaining labor work. If you are interested in joining our team and your background aligns with our needs for this position, please reply with a letter of introduction, as well as a resume and a writing sample to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We look forward to hearing from you.  Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, 401(k) match, paid time off, and associate incentive bonus. In addition, we offer other employee-paid insurance options.

The salary range for this position $90k - $135k

Posted March 28, 2023

Paralegal: Estate Planning and Probate

The Longmont office of Lyons Gaddis is currently seeking a Paralegal to support several attorneys in our estate planning and probate group. The responsibilities are varied, and will include the following: drafting, proofing, and revision of wills, trust and other estate planning forms, client interaction, calendaring, coordination of files and assisting with all aspects of estate administration. This position will also support attorneys in the transactional group as needed on real estate and business matters and advising nonprofit entities. 

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years’ experience as a legal assistant, paralegal, or comparable experience; probate experience is preferred
  • Communication: Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Respond promptly to attorney and client requests for service and assistance
  • Dependability: follow instructions; complete tasks on time; work independently
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legal terminology, legal documents, and legal processes
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong computer proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), Adobe, e-Filing, and database software
  • Ability and desire to handle and complete assignments
  • Organized self-starter
  • Able to prioritize and handle busy workloads and deadlines
  • Able to remain flexible and demonstrate a desire to learn and grow
  • Proactively apply problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate initiative, accountability, and an interest in taking on new challenges
  • Tabs/Practice Master software a plus


  • Client contact, on the telephone and in person
  • Preparation of court forms
  • Filing documents as appropriate with various state and county authorities
  • Finalize documents for execution
  • Docketing and monitoring deadlines
  • Document creation with lawyer support, proofreading, and revising documents
  • General support as needed for the transactional team
  • Regularly anticipates the needs of assigned attorneys to promote timekeeper efficiencies

(i.e., drafts correspondence, follows up with clients for information)

  • Finalize documents for execution and proofread all documents independently and effectively to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Document creation with lawyer support, proofreading, and revising documents.
  • Maintain and organize files in an orderly manner
  • Effectively manage and monitor calendaring of deadlines and key dates


Lyons Gaddis offers a professional work environment, competitive wages, and an excellent benefits package.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Generous 401k Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Savings Account (FSA)
  • Short-Term/Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance

Professional references are required after the initial interview. Background check required. 

Salary Range: $26.44 – 29.32 an hour based on experience. This is a non-exempt position.

Please email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.