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United States District Court for the District of Colorado 
USDC Rules and Procedures 
Civil Pro Bono Panel
Electronic Case Filing Information

United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Colorado
Electronic Services
Electronic Case Filing Information
Filing Without an Attorney

United States Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit

United States Supreme Court

U.S. Attorney’s Office – Colorado

Federal Public Defender - Colorado/Wyoming

Colorado State Courts

Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct

Roster of Private Professional Mediators

As a service to litigants in civil cases, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado has invited the private bar, through the Faculty of Federal Advocates, to compile a roster of attorneys who practice full or part time as professional mediators in federal lawsuits. The roster can be found at

Colorado Bar Association

American Civil Liberties Union

Our Courts 
Our Courts, a joint activity of the Colorado Bar Association and the Colorado Judicial Institute, provides nonpartisan information programs to further public knowledge and understanding of the state and federal courts in Colorado. Judges and other speakers are available to make presentations to your organization! Our Courts provides interactive programs designed to give audiences information and resources about the state and federal courts. 

Employment Jury Instructions

Sample employment jury instructions were prepared by an ad hoc committee of the FFA as a resource for our membership in employment cases. The FFA wishes to thank the members of the committee for their commitment and dedication to the completion of this important and challenging task. These sample instructions are provided as a resource and have not been specifically approved or adopted by the United States District Court of Colorado.
Model_Employment_Law_Jury_Instructions.pdf  (Updated September 2013)

The ACTL Code of Pre-Trial and Trial Conduct
The Professionalism Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers is making available to the FFA and other large bar organizations its Code of Pre-Trial and Trial Conduct. To facilitate this, the College has established the following hyperlink to its website HERE

Colorado Lawyers Helping Lawyers
Colorado Lawyers Helping Lawyers is a volunteer based lawyers’ assistance program. They provide lawyer-to-lawyer assistance and resource/referral access for all Colorado attorneys, judges, law school students and graduates regarding a myriad of intervention and prevention issues common to the practice of law. They also respond to a range of issues, including issues related to substance or alcohol abuse, mental health issues, destructive behaviors or impairments. CLHL’s services are always free. For more information about CLHL, visit their website HERE or contact them for confidential assistance by telephone at 1-800-432-0977 or 303-832-2233 or by email at

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