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Rule Change 2024(02)

Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct

January 11, 2024

Rule 1.2. Scope of Representation and Allocation of Authority Between Client and Lawyer

(a)–(d) [NO CHANGE]


Allocation of Authority between Client and Lawyer

[1]–[4] [NO CHANGE]

Independence from Client’s Views or Activities

[5]–[5B] [NO CHANGE]

Agreements Limiting Scope of Representation

[6]–[8] [NO CHANGE]

Criminal, Fraudulent and Prohibited Transactions

[9]–[13] [NO CHANGE]

[14] A lawyer may counsel a client regarding the validity, scope, and meaning of Colorado constitution article XVIII, secs. 14 & 16, and the Colorado Natural Medicine Act of 2022, and may assist a client in conduct that the lawyer reasonably believes is permitted by these constitutional provisions and statutes, and the statutes, regulations, orders, and other state or local provisions implementing them, as they may be amended from time to time. In these circumstances, the lawyer shall also advise the client regarding related federal law and policy.

 Amended and Adopted by the Court, En Banc, January 11, 2024, effective immediately.

 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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