Colorado Supreme Court

Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel

Promoting Professionalism. Protecting the Public.

Rules and Procedures

Learn what rules and procedures govern the proper practice of law.

Rules Governing Admission to the Bar

Updated Rules Governing Student Practice, Effective July 1, 2023

Rules Governing Admission as Licensed Legal Paraprofessional (Rule 207)

Unauthorized Practice of Law Rules

Rules of Procedure Regarding Attorney Discipline and Disability Proceedings

Rules of Procedure Regarding Colorado Attorneys’ Fund for Client Protection, effective September 1, 2023

Rules, Regulations and Forms Regarding Mandatory Continuing Legal Education and Judicial Education

Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct

ABA Standards for Imposing Lawyer Sanctions – The ABA Standards were adopted in 1986 and last amended in 1992, with a set of annotations published in 2015.

Practices of the Supreme Court Legal Regulation Committee

Protocol for Complaints Filed with the Supreme Court Advisory Committee