Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge

Judge William Lucero

PLEASE NOTE
NEW ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER

1300 Broadway, Suite 250
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 457-5999


In 1999, the Colorado Supreme Court adopted a series of changes to the attorney regulation system, including the establishment of the Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge, pursuant to Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure ("C.R.C.P") 251.16. The Court also made extensive revisions to the rules governing the disciplinary process, repealing C.R.C.P. 241 et seq. and replacing those with C.R.C.P. 251 et seq. The Presiding Disciplinary Judge presides over attorney regulation proceedings and issues orders together with a two-member hearing board at trials and hearings. The opinions of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge and hearing board are final orders in that case and may be appealed to the Supreme Court in accordance with C.R.C.P. 251.27. Although the decisions of the Hearing Board are final orders in the case in which they are issued, they do not serve as stare decisis precedent for future cases nor constitute the law of the jurisdiction.

JULY, 2014
Bendinelli, Opinion and Decision Imposing Sanctions, 13PDJ073, 5-19-14
Buchheit, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 13PDJ094, 6-23-14
Efe, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ052, 6-30-14
Head, Opinion and Decision Imposing Sanctions, 13PDJ016, 7-31-13
Kelly, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ051, 6-30-14
Leroi, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ050, 6-27-14
Nelson, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ054, 7-11-14
Olsen, 12PDJ013, Opinion and Decision Imposing Sanctions, 12-17-12
Scarpone, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ053,7-3-14
Vedra, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ057, 7-17-14
JUNE, 2014
Athanasiou, Reinstatement Order, 13PDJ083, 6-5-14
Haese, Order Imposing Recriprocal Discipline, 13PDJ087, 5-23-14
Reardon, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 13PDJ091, 6-9-14
MAY, 2014
Anderson, 14PDJ005, Order Imposing Reciprocal Discipline, 3-24-14
Bantz, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ037, 4-25-14
Essling, 13PDJ068, Opinion and Order Denying Reinstatement
Jay, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ030, 5-13-14
Lyons, Reinstatement Order, 14PDJ004, 5-1-14
Miller, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ002, 5-07-14
Mock, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ034, 4-29-14
Ross, 14PDJ036, Order Imposing Reciprocal Discipline, 4-21-14
APRIL, 2014
Buckingham, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ035, 4-17-14
Christman, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 13PDJ074 _consol
Gillum, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ033, 4-15-14
Morrissette, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ026, 4-8-14
Ritland, 13PDJ080, Opinion and Decision Imposing Sanctions, 3-24-14
Tinder, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ032, 4-10-14
MARCH, 2014
Callaway, Reinstatement Order, 12PDJ049, 3-19-14
Johnson, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ023, 3-17-14
Laylock, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ014, 2-20-14
Payne, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ019, 3-5-14
FEBRUARY, 2014
Windler, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 14PDJ012, 2-18-14
JANUARY, 2014
Gaty, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 13PDJ049, 12-23-13
Hambright, Conditional Admission of Misconduct, 13PDJ044 (consolidated with 13PDJ059),01-03-14