Colorado Supreme Court

Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel

Promoting Professionalism. Protecting the Public.


Providers of Alternative Legal Services Subcommittee

On March 6, 2015, the Supreme Court Advisory Committee formed a subcommittee to study whether Colorado should implement a Limited License Legal Technician program to address access-to-justice issues. Denver attorney Alec Rothrock was appointed chair.

The Provider of Alternative Legal Services Subcommittee (PALS), formerly known as the Limited Legal License Technicians Subcommittee, is charged with studying the Washington state LLLT program, the New York Court Navigators program, the Law Society of Upper Canada’s paralegal program and any other program using non-lawyer legal professionals.

Other states that are considering this program include California, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Oregon, Utah, Vermont and Virginia.

The next meeting time and location TBD. Meetings are open to the public.

Minutes and materials

Subcommittee roster

Rule 251 Subcommittee

The Supreme Court Advisory Committee formed the Rule 251 Subcommittee on September 8, 2017. The Advisory Committee charged the subcommittee with undertaking a comprehensive review and re-write of the rules under Colorado Rule of Civil Procedure 251. The subcommittee convenes twice a month for working re-write meetings.

Subcommittee roster