Do you work for the City and County of Denver and want to become an associate member of Teamsters Local 17? Perhaps you are already a member of Teamsters Local 17 and you want to enroll in the Administrative Legal Plan. Or perhaps you would like to enroll in our Teamsters Legal Defense Fund (Denver Sheriffs only). In order to apply for ANY Defense plan, you must already be established as a member. From this page you can:
1. Apply for membership as an associate member.
2. Download and print your application for enrollment into the Administrative Legal Defense Plan. (ESTABLISHED MEMBERS ONLY)
3. Download and print your application for enrollment into the Teamsters Legal Defense Plan. (DENVER SHERIFFS ONLY)
If you are applying for Associate Membership, complete the form and click the submit button. An email will automatically be generated and sent to our office at Teamsters Local 17. You must check I AGREE in the last box before sending the application to our office. No application will be processed without this.
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New Associate Member
Please provide the following information to apply as a New Associate Member.
Administrative Legal Defense Plan
(For established members ONLY who are working for the City and County of Denver!)
The Olsen Law Firm is pleased to offer to every member of Teamsters Local 17 affordable legal coverage for administrative appeals in the City and County of Denver. Never before has Local 17 been able to offer this coverage, and the Olsen Law Firm is happy to be a part.
Coverage under this plan is affordable and comprehensive. Each member who chooses to join the plan will receive legal representation at the Career Service Authority from the Olson Law Firm in the event that the member is disciplined or terminated for acts taken while on duty and in the course and scope of the member's employment. Paying a lawyer an hourly fee for such coverage can cost as much as $20,000 to $30,000. By joining the plan and signing the attached engagement retainer, members receive coverage for just twenty dollars a month through payroll deduction.
The Olson Law Firm is pleased to offer this service to members of Local 17, and looks forward to providing Local 17 with unrivaled legal representation.
Details of this plan are in this application form. To apply, download the plan, fill in the PDF form, print it and SIGN it. Your signature is required on these forms. Mail your completed forms to:
Teamsters Legal Defense Fund
When you work in the dangerous field of law enforcement, you need someone to represent you that will go above and beyond when the need arises. Officers who are involved in shootings are often subjected to investigations, hearings and even civil matters. As a corrections, probation or parole officer you bear an incredible amount of responsibility and risk.
You need The Teamsters Legal Defense Fund on your side. This is a no cost benefit made only to members of Teamsters Local 17 who work for the Denver Sheriff's Department. This fund provides representation with an attorney that you choose.
As a law enforcement officer you cannot afford to be without this legal defense fund to protect yourself and your family. At a cost of only $8 per month, it will give you peace of mind while on the job. Join Teamsters Local 17 today and then take advantage of this incredible opportunity with our Teamsters Legal Defense Fund. (DENVER SHERIFFS ONLY)
Watch this important video and hear first hand testimony from dues paying members right here in Denver! Then listen to a brief but important message from I.B.T. President Jim Hoffa.
As a law enforcement officer you cannot afford to be without this legal defense fund to protect yourself and your family.
At a cost of only $8 per month, it will give you peace of mind while on the job. Join Teamsters Local 17 today and take advantage of this incredible opportunity.