OCR Applications and Verifications

Date Activity
Before or after the month of March OCR has open applications each March (info will be posted on this page). Outside of March, if you’re interested in becoming an OCR contract attorney, send an email to info@coloradochildrep.org making sure to include 1) your resume and 2) preferred judicial districts and case types. Though it is not the norm, if a need arises, an OCR staff attorney may contact you directly. You can also read or subscribe to OCR’s Training Tuesdays email bulletin for info on upcoming OCR trainings and OCR’s quarterly newsletter for additional news and resources.
Nov. 2020 Current OCR attorneys applying for contract renewal each complete a Renewal Application Case References Form due Dec. 6th.
Feb. 2021 Judicial Officer Survey open (closes Feb. 28 at midnight)
Mar. 1, 2021-
Mar. 31, 2021
2021 Verifications Forms and Attorney Applications for FY22 Open (apply between March 1st and March 31st for contracts starting 7/1/21). Please contact info@coloradochildrep.org with questions.
Apr. – June, 2021 – OCR evaluates applications, attorney contracts, and jurisdictional needs and interviews applicants
– Interviews with select new and renewal applicants complete
– Final contracting decisions made; draft FY22 OCR Appointment Eligibility Lists distributed to contractors for review
Jun. 30, 2021 FY22 OCR Appointment Eligibility Lists finalized and distributed to the courts
July 2021 Executed contracts due back to OCR.

 

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Audit Update, Changes to the Applications Process Webinar – An overview of audit recommendations and expected 2019 changes to the application, renewal and verification process.

Non-Pickup Attorneys Open Cases List Form – For current OCR attorneys who are not picking up new cases but have open cases, you can download and type into this form before printing, signing, and scanning for uploading to your yearly required Verifications Form. The Verifications form is usually due yearly in March if you have any open OCR cases.

All Cases Closed Certification of Compliance – Complete and send this form to OCR after your last OCR appointment ends if you are not eligible for new OCR appointments.