Volunteer Opportunities

The Colorado Bar Association encourages members to engage in volunteer opportunities that positively affect communities and the Association itself. The following programs are designed to provide legal services to the public, public legal education, and professional development and networking opportunities to its members.

With many options available to the busy attorney, the Bar works to fit members into the right volunteer opportunity. For more information about these law-related educational or legal services programs, please contact the CBA at 303-860-1115.

Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans

Veterans face a wide array of legal issues created by their unique circumstances. Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans is designed to provide veterans with assistance related to challenges in obtaining medical care, disability benefits, reemployment rights, consumer, housing, criminal and family law matters, and in obtaining legal counsel.

The Colorado Bar Association, in cooperation with a number of local bar associations, offers free legal clinics for veterans across Colorado.The clinics assist in understanding the legal processes and forms.

Colorado High School Mock Trial

Volunteer opportunities include: 

  • Attorney Coaches: Partner with teachers to coach students about mock trial elements and prepare a case problem for regional/state mock trial competition.
    Time Commitment: Varies 
  • Assistant Attorney Coaches: Assist primary attorney coaches with preparation of mock trial teams. 
    Time Commitment: Varies 
  • Scoring Panelists: Adjudicate mock trial rounds at the regional/state tournament. An orientation and Bench Brief provided in advance. 
    Time Commitment:  3-4 hours
  • Courtroom Monitors:   Monitor courtroom(s) and rounds during Mock Trial Tournament. An orientation and checklist provided.
  • 303-860-1115

Our Courts Colorado

Our Courts is a joint activity of the Colorado Judicial Institute and the Colorado Bar Association that provides nonpartisan information programs to adult audiences around the state to further public knowledge and understanding of the state and federal courts in Colorado. To volunteer or for more information email ourcourts@cobar.org.