Application for the Colorado Bar Association’s Appeals Programs
The Colorado Bar Association has two programs that may help you get free assistance from a lawyer for your appeal:
Application and Materials
To apply for either program or both, please complete this application as soon as possible. In addition to this application, you must email the following items to Appellatepb@cobar.org:
☐ Order being appealed (required)
☐ Notice of Appeal (if filed)
☐ Form JDF 205 or Fee Waiver from the Trial Court (Instructions for JDF 205. This is required for the Civil Appeals Pro Bono Program. If you do not complete this you will not be considered for the full representation program.)
☐ Any transcript or recording of related court findings that were made orally
If yes, please provide your attorney’s name and contact information:
Opposing Party Information
If you missed your deadline for filing the Notice of Appeal, please explain the reason for missing the deadline:
If you selected “other” above as the reason you have not filed a Notice of Appeal, please explain why:
(Please send any transcripts to Appellatepb@cobar.org.)
Issues for the Appeal
What do you want to see happen? What order or judgment do you want changed, and what do you want changed about it?
Do you think the court or agency made an error? Please explain.
Did you raise these issues in the court or agency? Please explain.
Interpretation and Accommodations
The following information is optional. We request it for our records.
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