If you need to find an attorney in the State of Colorado, consider using a lawyer referral service. These public services are offered by local bar association or other types of non-profit organizations. Lawyer Referral Services in Colorado include the El Paso County Bar Association and the Metropolitan Lawyer Referral Service, Inc.
When you call the lawyer referral service, a trained staff person will talk with you about the facts of your case during a confidential initial screening process. If appropriate, the staff person will refer you to a qualified attorney. For a nominal processing fee, you can contact the attorney for a 30 minute consultation at no additional charge.
These programs are regulated by the Sate Bar of Colorado. Lawyer referral services throughout the United States can also seek recognition from the American Bar Association for meeting the standards set by the ABA.
Directory of Licensed Attorneys in Colorado - Visit the website of the Colorado Bar Association to find a directory of attorneys using by Licensed Lawyer, online database listing of attorneys.
Attorney Search and Disiplinary Record in Colorado - The Colorado Supreme Court has a system for considering complaints against lawyers for violations of the ethical rules including the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct. Visit the website of the Colorado Bar Association to find out if a lawyer has been disciplined in the past by using the “attorney search” function. Search by registration number, first name, or last name. Learn more about why discipline or “sanctions” affects a lawyer’s license to practice law in Colorado. Those sanctions for professional misconduct by a lawyer can include a private admonition, a public censure, a suspension, or disbarment.
If you need to find an attorney in Colorado, then consider contacting a lawyer referral service run by a local bar association or other non-profit organization.
The Colorado Bar Association has also created an online Lawyer Directory that provides contact information for lawyers who are members of the Colorado Bar Association. The online attorney directory allows the public to find more information on lawyers in a particular area of law and lawyers who speak a language other than English.
When it comes to attorney specialization, the state of Colorado does not certify lawyers as specialists in any particular field. However, lawyers may advertise themselves as specialists in a given area of law.
At Lawyer Legion, we recognize the important role that lawyer referral services play in helping the public find an attorney. These services provide an alternative to searching for an attorney on the internet or by using an online attorney directory.
This article was last updated on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.