About 73%, or 18,000, of active Colorado attorneys are members of the Colorado Bar Association. A voluntary membership organization, the Colorado Bar Association was founded in 1897 and strives to improve the quality of members' legal practice, to support and improve the justice system, and to support the community through pro bono, voluntary, and education endeavors.
The Colorado Bar Association is governed by a 21-member Board of Governors that is elected on an annual basis and an Executive Director who is hired by the Board outright.
The Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (CCDB) was founded on founded May 8, 1979. The CCDB is a group of criminal defense attorneys, private investigators, and experts who are dedicated to protecting the rights of the accused and is opposed to the death penalty.... Read more »
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association with offices in Denver, CO, is the largest specialty bar association in the state. The CTLA's mission is to protect public safety and protect consumer rights. The organization includes many of the top trial lawyers in Colorado who are committed to the improving trial advocacy skills, and promoting high ethical standards and professionalism to improve the civil justice system.
Colorado has several lawyer referral services including the El Paso County Bar Association and the Metropolitan Lawyer Referral Service, Inc. Read more about the Lawyer Referral Services of the El Paso County Bar Association and the Metropolitan Lawyer Referral Service, Inc.