Colorado Supreme Court

Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel

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Greg Sapakoff rejoins Office after 12 years, returns as new Deputy Regulation Counsel

DENVER – Attorney Regulation Counsel Jim Coyle is proud to announce Greg Sapakoff is the new Deputy Regulation Counsel.

“Greg will be a great addition to the office,” Coyle said. “By providing not only institutional office knowledge from previous years, but lots of experience in trying discipline, disability, UPL, admissions, and appellate cases as an Assistant Disciplinary/Regulation Counsel and as a respondent’s counsel; in legal malpractice and other litigation; and in counseling lawyers on ethics issues.”

Sapakoff, who is returning to the Office after working as Assistant Regulation Counsel from September 1994 until April 2005, will oversee the Office’s trial division.

"It was a really difficult decision to leave in the first place," Sapakoff said. "The time was right and I’m excited to be back."

After the 11-year stretch with the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel, Sapakoff went back into private practice, returning to his previous law firm, Podoll and Podoll, and practicing in areas such as: legal ethics, attorney discipline, civil and commercial litigation, and legal malpractice.

He received his law degree from the University of Denver College of Law in 1986 after receiving his undergraduate degree from Colorado State University in 1983.

Sapakoff officially joined the office on December 1, 2017, and replaces Margaret Funk, who was promoted to Chief Deputy Regulation Counsel in September 2017.