Legal Ethics

AttorneyRegulationFinding yourself faced with a grievance or ethics complaint can be daunting, but know that our attorneys can help. Sparkman + Foote LLP is knowledgeable and experienced when it comes to issues of lawyer’s professional responsibility and ethics. We advise other lawyers, law firms and in-house counsel on matters of professional responsibility and legal ethics and lecture on those topics. Sparkman + Foote LLP is also available to provide expert witness services regarding professional responsibility, attorneys fees, and other ethics issues.

Firm founders Allen Sparkman and Doug Foote are also significantly involved  as long-time members of the Ethics Committee of the Colorado Bar Association. Doug Foote is a past chair of the Ethics Committee, as well as Chair of the Multidisciplinary and Multi-jurisdictional Practice Task Force of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations. In addition, Allen is a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers and the Texas Center for Legal Ethics. Both Allen and Doug are often asked to serve as outside ethics counsel to other law firms.

Allen and Doug are available to provide customized advise on the applicability of the Rules of Professional Conduct to specific situations or problems. The attorneys provide a variety of services pertaining to professional rules and ethics, including advising on law office protocol and practices, and counseling attorneys faced with a complaint or grievance, or otherwise are required  answer to the disciplinary authority.


Contact: Allen Sparkman; Doug Foote