OCR Applications and Verifications

2019 Attorney Applications for FY20 and Verifications Forms Open Now!
Please find more information about how to apply for a contract, renew a contract, or submit yearly required verifications below.

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Click “Application Form” below to apply to become an OCR attorney! Applications must be submitted no later than 5:00pm on Monday, April 1st, 2019. Only applications submitted electronically through the online form below will be accepted.

Application Form for individuals who do not have a current OCR contract.

Preview of application questions

Each existing OCR contractor will receive an email with directions on March 1, 2019. Please do not look online or ask another attorney for his/her link–your email from OCR will contain instructions and a link directing you to either the online Renewal Application Form (if you’re up for renewal) or the online annual required Verifications Form (if you’re not up for renewal). Questions? Consult the FAQ above, or contact rebeccagarrison@coloradochildrep.org.

Date Activity
Mar. 1, 2019-
Mar. 31, 2019
– 2019 Attorney Applications for FY20 Open (return to this page between March 1st and March 31st to apply for a contract starting 7/1/19).
– Verifications forms for non-renewing contractors due 3/31.
Please contact rebeccagarrison@coloradochildrep.org with questions.
Apr. – June, 2019 – OCR evaluates applications, attorney contracts, and jurisdictional needs and interviews applicants
– Interviews with select new and renewal applicants complete
– Final contracting decisions made; draft FY20 OCR Appointment Eligibility Lists distributed to contractors for review
Jun. 30, 2019 FY20 OCR Appointment Eligibility Lists finalized and distributed to the courts
July 1, 2019 Executed contracts due back to OCR.
Before or after the month of March Except during March (see below), applications are closed. Jurisdictional needs can change throughout the year–if you’re interested in becoming an OCR contract attorney, you can send an email to info@coloradochildrep.org with your resume and 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.
Dec. 2019 Current OCR attorneys applying for contract renewal each complete a Renewal Application Case References Form.
Feb. 2020 Stakeholder Survey open (closes end of Feb.)


OCR Contract Renewal and Application Webinar – Watch our most recent webinar to learn more about OCR’s applications and yearly verifications.

Audit Update, Changes to the Applications Process Webinar – Join us for 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.