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Rule Change 2021(09)

Colorado Rules of Judicial Discipline. Rules 2 and 33.5

May 20, 2021

Rule 2. Definitions

In these rules, unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires:

(a) The term “Judge” means any justice or judge of any court of record of this state serving on a full time, part-time, senior, or retired basis against whom a complaint has been filed or initiated or who has been convicted of a felony or an offense involving moral turpitude. This definition does not include judges of the county court of the City and County of Denver, whose conduct is monitored and disciplined by the Denver County Court Judicial Discipline Commission; municipal judges; magistrates; or administrative law judges. The conduct of an attorney serving as a municipal judge, magistrate, or administrative law judge is subject to the disciplinary and disability jurisdiction of Attorney Regulation under C.R.C.P. 241–243.

(b)–(dd) [NO CHANGE]

Rule 33.5. Disability Proceedings

(a)–(g)(4) [NO CHANGE]

(5) Reinstatement to active lawyer status shall be under the jurisdiction of Attorney Regulation, pursuant to C.R.C.P. 243.10.

(h)–(i) [NO CHANGE]

Amended and Adopted by the Court, En Banc, May 20, 2021, effective July 1, 2021.

By the Court:

Monica M. Márquez

Justice, Colorado Supreme Court

Official Colorado Supreme Court Rules Committees proceedings can be found at the Colorado Supreme Court Rules Committees website.

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