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Effective November 24, the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel will temporarily cease providing walk-in services in response to COVID-19.

There are now many on-line options for our services! Any in-person visit must be necessary and by appointment only. Please click here to get current information about such procedures. Deliveries may continue to be dropped off outside the Office's reception area. Our Office contact information is here.


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Attorney Regulation Counsel helps the Colorado Supreme Court regulate the practice of law in Colorado through various programs. The office oversees attorney admissions, attorney registration, mandatory continuing legal and judicial education, attorney diversion and discipline, regulation of the unauthorized practice of law, and inventory counsel. Learn more

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Colorado Supreme Court
The Colorado Supreme Court is the state's highest court.  The Court has exclusive jurisdiction over the practice of law in Colorado.

Presiding Disciplinary Judge
The Presiding Disciplinary Judge presides over formal attorney discipline complaints filed by the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel, among other duties.

Colorado Commission on Judicial Discipline
The Colorado Commission on Judicial Discipline consider complaints alleging misconduct by judges. Complaints about magistrates and municipal court judges are filed with the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel.


Latest News

Revised contingent fee rule and new disbursement statement

Effective January 1, 2021, the Supreme Court amended Colo RPC 1.5 and rescinded Colo RPC 23.3 with new provisions for contingent fee agreements and a new form disbursement statement, which together with the form agreement can be downloaded in Word here.

Emergency supervised practice rule for new law graduates

The Colorado Supreme Court has revised the emergency rule allowing for supervised graduate practice so that individuals who defer to the February bar exam may be certified for such practice.

Rule change that addresses sexual harassment adopted by Court

The Colorado Supreme Court has adopted a new rule expressly addressing sexual harassment by attorneys in connection with their professional activities. Click here for the new Colo. RPC 8.4(i).

New flat fee rule and form agreement.

Effective January 31, 2019, Colo. RPC 1.5 Fees was amended and now includes a Form Flat Fee Agreement.