Welcome to the Douglas-Elbert County Bar Association

“DEBA”, a non profit professional organization for attorneys in and around Douglas and Elbert County, Colorado, proudly launches its new website! DEBA Members, please provide us with your feedback

Make a difference in your profession!

The members of DEBA not only develop their skills and their careers, they also serve as advocates for change which reaches far beyond the doors of our law firms. See Membership Benefits.

Congratulations Judge Angela Arkin

DEBA congratulates our own Judge Angela Arkin, Douglas County District Court Judge, Dvs. 4, who received the prestigious CJI Judicial Excellence Award for 2015

For the Public


Lawyers at the Library is a FREE legal clinic for parties who have no attorney. Volunteer attorneys will answer questions, help fill out forms, and explain the process and procedure [...]

For Lawyers & Members

Attorney Information about Criminal E-filing 2016

Criminal e-filing will begin in the 18th Judicial District (Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties) on Monday, August 22nd, 2016. Here are some commmonly asked questions [...]