Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Scott McInnis plagiarism scandal no big deal to attorney disclipline czar

    Scott McInnis​Call it a decision that doesn't hold water. The Colorado Supreme Court's Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel has found no grounds to impose disciplinary measures on former congressman Scott McInnis -- even though the fact he received $300,000 from a private foundation for pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Attorney regulators love "egosurfing" critic's website

    ​Sean Harrington, the do-it-yourself litigator behind the contentious website KnowYourCourts, has been a relentless scourge of judicial excess and abusive attorneys in Colorado, whether battling his own custody issues in family court, commenting on the exploits of former judge Edward "Naughty" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Defiant attorney awaits cold day in hell for psych exam

    Mark Brennan: Let the hell-freezing begin.​When a state disciplinary judge suspended Mark Brennan's license to practice law for a year, finding that he intentionally engaged in "obstreperous behavior" in winning a $1.2 million federal verdict against the City of Denver, one requirement for rei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Caught on tape: when lawyers attack

    Mark Brennan. Photo by Mark Manger. As I reported last week, things got pretty testy near the end of the three-day disciplinary hearing for attorney Mark Brennan. A physical confrontation between Brennan and his chief accuser, Kim Ikeler of the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel, erupted when Ik ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Mark Brennan: He's loud, he's physical, he's profane. But does that make him a bad lawyer?

    Mark Brennan. Photo by Mark Manger. It began with Presiding Disciplinary Judge William Lucero slapping attorney Mark Brennan with two contempt citations. It ended with Brennan leaning into opposing counsel Kim Ikeler, moving him bodily away from the podium and calling him "a little piece of shit." ... More >>

  • News

    July 19, 2007

    High Trauma

    A dubious deal between a law firm and medical providers spins out — and accident victims feel their pain.

  • News

    February 8, 2007

    The Punisher

    Censured but defiant, Carol Chambers goes after habitual criminals -- and cops, judges and lawyers -- like no other district attorney. But at what cost?

  • News

    February 10, 2005

    Beyond Contempt

    The child-protection system wants to shut down family-rights activist Suzanne Shell. And vice versa.