FAQ's for media
I’m a reporter looking for an expert source. How do I know what type of lawyer to contact?
ANSWER: Director of Communications and Marketing Heather Clark can refer you to an expert source for any issue. To contact her, call (303) 824-5350 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
I want to find out if an attorney has been disciplined — how do I do that?
ANSWER: Attorney discipline is handled through the Office of Attorney Regulation. Visit www.coloradosupremecourt.com and click on “Attorney Search” to view an attorney’s public record. The Colorado Bar Association is a voluntary member association and does not license or discipline attorneys.
How can I find information about judges in Colorado?
Questions about judicial selection, merit selection, judge profiles and much more can be found at: www.courts.state.co.us.
Learn more about how judges are evaluated and read their evaluations at the Commissions on Judicial Performance website: www.cojudicialperformance.com.
Judicial discipline is handled by the Commission on Judicial Discipline: (303) 894-2110. (Complaints about a magistrate or municipal court judge are filed with the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel, see www.coloradosupremecourt.com.)
What are the laws on attending hearings, meetings and other events?
ANSWER: The Sunshine Laws are your guide to Colorado Laws on open meetings and open records: www.coloradopressassociation.com/content/sunshine.pamphlet.2006.pdf. For an expert on First Amendment law, contact Heather Clark at (303) 824-5350 or email email@example.com.