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Proposed Rule Changes

Notice of Request for Comments

Colorado Rules of Procedure Regarding Attorney Discipline and Disability Proceedings, Colorado Attorneys' Fund for Client Protection and Mandatory Continuing Legal Education and Judicial Education

Rules 241, 242, 242.1, 242.2, 242.3, 242.4, 242.5, 242.6, 242.7, 242.8, 242.9, 242.10, 242.11, 242.12, 242.13, 242.14, 242.15, 242.16, 242.17, 242.18, 242.19, 242.20, 242.21, 242.22, 242.23, 242.24, 242.25, 242.26, 242.27, 242.28, 242.29, 242.30, 242.31, 242.32, 242.33, 242.34, 242.35, 242.36, 242.37, 242.38, 242.39, 242.40, 242.41, 242.42, 242.43, 243, 243.1, 243.2, 243.3, 243.4, 243.5, 243.6, 243.7, 243.8, 243.9, 243.10, 243.11, 243.12, 243.13, 244, 244.1, 244.2, 244.3, 244.4, 251, 251.2, 251.3, 251.4, 251.5, 251.6, 251.7, 251.8, 251.8.5, 251.8.6, 251.9, 251.10, 251.11, 251.12, 251.13, 251.14, 251.15, 251.16, 251.17, 251.18, 251.19, 251.20, 251.21, 251.22, 251.23, 251.27, 251.28, 251.29, 251.30, 251.31, 251.32, 251.33, 251.34, and 253 and Rules 250.3, 250.7, 254, and 255

Unauthorized Practice of Law Rules

Rules 228, 229, 230, 231, 232, 232.1, 232.2, 232.3, 232.4, 232.5, 232.6, 232.7, 232.8, 232.9, 232,10, 232.11, 232.12, 232.13, 232.14, 232.15, 232.16, 232.17, 232.18, 232.19, 232.20, 232.21, 232.22, 232.23, 232.24, 232.25, 232.26, 232.27, 232.28, 232.29, 232.30, 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 239, 240, 240.1, and 240.2

Colorado Code of Judicial Conduct

Rule 1.1

Colorado Rules of Judicial Discipline

Rules 2 and 33.5

Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct

Rules 1.3, 1.15D, 1.15E, 5.4, and 5.5

Public Access to Information and Records

Rule 2

Colorado Rules for Magistrates

Rule 5

Rules Governing Admission to the Bar

Rules 202.2, 204.1, 204.2, 204.3, 204.4, 204.5, 204.6, 205.1, 205.2, 209.2, 210.2, and 227

Deadline for Comments:  September 15, 2020 at 5 p.m.

The Colorado Supreme Court requests written public comments by any interested person on the proposed changes to the rules mentioned above.  Written comments should be submitted to Cheryl Stevens, Clerk of the Supreme Court. Comments may be mailed or delivered to 2 East 14th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203 or emailed to cheryl.stevens@judicial.state.co.us and received no later than 5:00 p.m. on September 15, 2020.  The Clerk will post written comments here after the comment period closes.

 

Notice of Public Hearing and Request for Comments

The Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct and Rules Governing Contingent Fees

Hearing to be held Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. - this hearing has been CANCELLED.

Deadline for Comments:  Sept. 3, 2020 at 5 p.m. - Comment Period has now Closed.  

The Colorado Supreme Court will conduct a hearing on the proposed changes to Rule 1.5 and form of The Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct and the repeal of Chapter 23.3 Rules Governing Contingent Fees Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. in the Colorado Supreme Court Courtroom, 2 East 14th Avenue, Denver, Colorado.  Persons wishing to participate in the hearing should notify Ms. Stevens by email cheryl.stevens@judicial.state.co.us or by telephone 720-625-5150, no later than Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 4 p.m. 

The Colorado Supreme Court requests written public comments by any interested person on the proposed changes to Rule 1.5 and form of The Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct and the repeal of Chapter 23.3 Rules Governing Contingent Fees.  Written comments should be submitted to Cheryl Stevens, Clerk of the Supreme Court.  Comments may be mailed or delivered to 2 East 14th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203 or emailed to cheryl.stevens@judicial.state.co.us and received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Sept. 3, 2020.  The Clerk will post written comments here after the comment period closes.

 

Notice of Public Hearing and Request for Comments 

The Colorado Rules of Criminal Procedure

Hearing to be held: Tuesday,  October 13, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. - this is a new date

Deadline for Comments:  Expired

The Colorado Supreme Court will conduct a hearing on proposed Rule 55.1 of The Colorado Rules of Criminal Procedure Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. in the Colorado Supreme Court Courtroom, 2 East 14th Avenue, Denver, Colorado.  The timeline to request to participate in the public hearing has expired.  Only those who previously contacted the clerk of court will be permitted to speak at this hearing.  The period to submit written comments has ended.  The submitted written comments are here.

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