Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel
An Independent Office of the Colorado Supreme Court
Promoting Professionalism. Protecting the Public.
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A security incident the morning of Tuesday January 2 has caused damage to the office space normally occupied by the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel, including the Attorney Admissions, LLP Admissions, Attorney Registration, and Continuing Legal Education offices. Please do not visit the Office, and if possible, use email and phone services to accomplish your communications. We appreciate your patience.
Welcome to the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel En Español
Attorney Regulation Counsel leads an independent office of the Colorado Supreme Court that regulates 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 state supreme court, court of appeals, district court, and county court judges, except for Denver County judges. Complaints about magistrates are filed with the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel.
LLPs: How to Get More Information
We now have a Licensed Legal Paraprofessional webpage with information about LLP admissions, including eligibility guidance and exam information. The first LLP Exam will be held April 30, 2024. Information with links to relevant rules can be found in our FAQ document.
Court publishes rules defining LLP scope of practice and admissions requirements
The Supreme Court has published final rules on the authorized scope of the practice of law by licensed legal paraprofessionals, as well as their admissions requirements. Additional rule changes and explanations of the admissions process will be linked on this website.
NEW! Frequently Asked Questions include links to rules, plus the family law core competencies that LLPs are expected to know.
Click here to review the Frequently Asked Questions.
2024: Two minute demographic survey
The Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel reports each year on trends in demographics of Colorado attorneys. Please help us by completing this survey, which takes less than two minutes to complete.