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Civil Rules Committee

The Civil Rules Committee is a standing Committee appointed by the Colorado Supreme Court. It has been in existence since 1978. The Committee is charged with the responsibility of periodic review, correcting, updating and improvement of all of the State Court Civil Rules except Appellate Rules [now handled by the Appellate Rules Committee] and the Colorado Rules of Evidence [now handled by the Evidence Rules Committee].  The Committee is chaired by the Honorable Michael H. Berger of the Colorado Court of Appeals.

The Supreme Court Liaison to the Committee is Justice Allison H. Eid. The Committee is staffed by Jenny Moore, Rules Research Attorney, and Cecily Nicewicz, Law Librarian. The Committee is composed of 24 members of varying backgrounds, including: district and county judges; appellate judges; trial court magistrates; a district court clerk; law school professors; and attorney litigators in various areas of practice such as: personal injury; business; family law; legal aid; real estate; collections; professional liability; and general litigation.

2014 Meeting Schedule: March 21; May 30; September 26; October 30; and November 21. All meetings begin at 1:30pm in the 4th Floor Conference Room in the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center at 2 East 14 Avenue, Denver CO, 80203. Any questions about the meeting can be directed to Jenny Moore at jenny.moore@judicial.state.co.us.

The Civil Rules Committee makes its recommendations directly to the Supreme Court. Rule change proposals that are controversial or potentially have wide public interest are published in advance and invitation given to public comment. Rule changes and new rules adopted by the Supreme Court are published in the "Court Business" section of The Colorado Lawyer.

 Members of the Civil Rules Committee

Meeting Information

Date Meeting Documents
September 26, 2014 Meeting Agenda Packet
May 30, 2014 Meeting Agenda
Revised CRCP 47(u) Proposal
Rule 62
Rule 62 (Marked)
March 21, 2014 Meeting Minutes
October 25, 2013 Meeting Minutes
September 27, 2013 Meeting Minutes
August 29, 2013 Meeting Minutes
June 28, 2013 Meeting Minutes
January 25, 2013 Meeting Minutes
October 26, 2012 Meeting Minutes
September 28, 2012 Meeting Minutes
August 30, 2012 Meeting Minutes
April 27, 2012 Meeting Minutes
March 30, 2012 Meeting Minutes
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