The United States District Court

for the

District of Colorado

Hon. Marcia S. Krieger, Chief Judge
Jeffrey P. Colwell Esq., Clerk of Court

Our mission is to serve the public by providing a fair and impartial forum that ensures equal access to justice in accordance with the rule of law, protects rights and liberties of all persons, and resolves cases in a timely and efficient manner.

Local Rules of Practice

LOCAL RULES REVISIONS EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, 2013

The United States District Court for the District of Colorado reviewed and approved revisions to its local rules which become effective December 1, 2013. The local civil rules have been restyled. A Section IV – Attorney Rules has been added.

The Advisory Committee on the Local Rules of Practice and Procedure continues its comprehensive review of the local rules. In the 2014 rules’ cycle the committee will focus on the restyling of the local criminal rules and the conversion of pilot programs to local rules.

The Advisory Committee on the Local Rules of Practice and Procedure welcomes comments and proposed revisions and amendments to the local rules from court users, members of the bar, and the public at large. Please send your comments or proposed revisions or amendments to

LocalRule_Comments@cod.uscourts.gov

Local Rules

Civil Local Rules

Criminal Local Rules

AP Rules

Attorney Rules

Forms

Local Rules of Practice Open for Comment

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO LOCAL RULES AND INVITATION TO COMMENT

The United States District Court for the District of Colorado announces proposed amendments to its Local Rules and invites public comment under 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 83(a).

The proposed amendments can be found below, formatted with redline/strikeout markups to indicate the proposed changes, or can be obtained at the Office of the Clerk of the Court at the Alfred A. Arraj U.S. Courthouse Annex located at 901 19th Street, Denver, Colorado 80294.

All comments must be submitted no later than Monday, November 10, 2014. Please submit comments to LocalRule_Comments@cod.uscourts.gov or mail them to the Clerk of the Court, United States District Court, Attn: Edward Butler, Legal Officer, Alfred A. Arraj U.S. Courthouse Annex, 901 19th Street, Denver, Colorado 80294. Please identify the specific Local Rule to which your comment(s) relate.

Thank you in advance for your input.

Download Proposed Revised Local Rules (Redline/Strikeout Version)