Rule Change 2019(09) Rules Governing Admission to the Practice Of Law in Colorado
Rule 202.3. Board of Law Examiners
(1)-(2) [NO CHANGE]
(3) Character and Fitness Committee. The Character and Fitness Committee shall serve as a permanent committee of the Supreme Court.
(a) Members. The Character and Fitness Committee shall consist of a minimum of seventeen volunteer members appointed by the Supreme Court. With the exception of the chair and vice-chair, members shall be appointed for one term of seven years. The chair and vice-chair may be appointed to serve an additional term of seven years, with such terms staggered. Diversity shall be a consideration in making the appointments. The terms of the members of the Character and Fitness Committee shall be staggered to provide, so far as possible, for the expiration each year of the term of one member. At least twelve of the members of the Character and Fitness Committee shall be attorneys, and at least five shall be non-attorneys (citizen members). Expertise in mental health shall be a consideration in making appointments of citizen members. All members, including the chair and vice-chair, serve at the pleasure of and may be dismissed at any time by the Supreme Court. A member of the Character and Fitness Committee may resign at any time.
(b) Chair and Vice-Chair. The Supreme Court shall designate two attorney members of the Character and Fitness Committee to serve as its chair and vice-chair for terms as set forth in subsection (a). The chair shall also be a member of the Advisory Committee. (3)(c)-(3)(d) [NO CHANGE]
Rule 205.7. Law Student Practice
(1) [NO CHANGE]
(2) Law Student Externs.
(a) Practice by Law Student Extern, (formerly section 12-5-116.1)
(i) An eligible law student extern, as specified in subsection (2)(b), may appear and participate in any civil proceeding in any municipal, county, or district court (including domestic relations proceedings) or before any...