I encourage all newly admitted attorneys who are looking for a mentor, and all experienced attorneys who want to act as mentors, to get involved with CAMP. All of the participants in the Colorado legal system, especially the parties and clients, benefit from this wonderful resource for increasing competence and the professionalism of the state’s attorneys. – Honorable Nancy E. Rice, Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice
What is Attorney Professionalism??Chief Justice Nancy Rice and Colorado Bar Association President Loren Brown have designated October as Legal Professionalism Month in Colorado. Since “professionalism” is a big part of CAMP Mentoring, all of us should read Colorado Court of Appeals Judge Robert Hawthorne’s special link at
(Just click on it!) WHAT IS PROFESSIONALISM ANYWAY?
ATTENTION: Newly Admitted AttorneysNew Lawyer Edge is a 3-year Membership program for attorneys in their first 5 years of practice. The program was developed to help new attorneys make a smooth and successful transition from law school to law practice. To view the brochure click
here. For additional information or to sign up, please visit the CLE in Colorado website here.
WHAT IS PROFESSIONALISM?
Professionalism is conduct reflecting the values embodied in the Colorado Attorney Oath of Admission, the Colorado Principles of Professionalism, and the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct. These values require attorneys always to act competently, civilly, and with integrity and to commit themselves to the public good and to furthering the interests of justice. - Adopted by the CBA/DBA Professionalism Coordinating Council 3/11/15