October is Legal Professionalism Month in Colorado, as proclaimed by Chief Justice Nancy Rice, Colorado Bar Association President Loren Brown, and Deans Martin Katz and Phil Weiser. Each week this month, we will be sharing a professionalism pearl of wisdom from a member of the bench or bar.

The DBA YLD will share some of these “pearls over the next few weeks. We hope you enjoy them!

LPM_fulllogoLegal Professionalism Month aims to encourage members of the legal profession, professional entities, and judicial officers and staff to rededicate themselves to demonstrating the highest standards of professionalism and integrity and promote public confidence in the profession and the court system.


Chief Justice Nancy E. Rice:

Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.

— Plato
Judge Kim H. Goldberger:

There is no right way to do the wrong thing.

— Roman philosopher, Seneca