March 13, 2020
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2020 Annual Meeting
June 18-20, 2020
Eldorado Hotel & Spa, Santa Fe, N.M.

We are pleased to announce the 2020 meetings of the State Bar of New Mexico and New Mexico Judicial Conclave.

Featured Speaker at the 2020 Annual Meeting:

Cory Muscara 

An international speaker and teacher on the topics of mindfulness and positive psychology, Cory is passionate about helping people find real peace. He believes that when people are deeply fulfilled, they are a better force in the world for other beings, the environment, and their communities.
Coronavirus Updates

The State Bar of New Mexico is committed to helping New Mexico lawyers respond optimally to the developing COVID-19 coronavirus situation. Visit for a compilation of resources from national and local health agencies and frequently asked questions. This page will be updated regularly during this rapidly evolving situation. Please check back often for the latest information from the State Bar of New Mexico. If you have additional questions or suggestions about the State Bar's response to the coronavirus situation, please email Executive Director Richard Spinello at .
Upcoming Events

State Bar Events
  • March 24: Real Property Division Brown Bag: Real Estate Contracts in New Mexico
  • March 30: Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program Ask Me Anything Town Hall

Court Events
  • March 13: New Mexico Commission on Access to Justice Meeting
  • March 20: U.S. District Court of New Mexico Open House for United States District Judge Kea W. Riggs

Legal Community Events
  • March 28: YLD Carlsbad Wills for Heroes (Volunteers needed)
  • April 1: Albuquerque Lawyers Club Monthly Lunch Meeting
  • April 14: Albuquerque Bar Association Membership Luncheon
  • April 18: Mexican American Law Student Association Annual Fighting for Justice Banquet
  • April 25: Law Day Call In

We are currently keeping a list of events that have been cancelled or changed due to the coronavirus situation. These events include State Bar of New Mexico events, Court events, and other events in the legal community. Please the Resources for Attorneys & FAQ About Coronavirus page often as this situation is changing rapidly. To notify us of an event cancellation or change, email Evann Laird at .
Important Announcements and Deadlines

State Bar Announcements and Deadlines
  • Access to Justice Fund Grant Commission Seeking Grant Applications
  • Board of Bar Commissioners Vacancy in Sixth Bar Commissioner District
  • Board of Bar Commissioners Appointment Applications to New Mexico Legal
Aid Board Due April 5
  • Client Protection Fund Commission Vacancy, Deadline for Submissions is March 15
  • Nominations for the Annual Awards Now Being Accepted Here
  • Volunteer Attorneys/Paralegals Needed for Carlsbad Wills for Heroes
  • Legal Services and Programs Committee Seeking Sponsors for Breaking Good High School Video Contest
  • Public Law Section Now Accepting Nominations for Lawyer of the Year Award
  • The State Bar of New Mexico is Hiring for Three Positions: Continuing Legal Education Program Coordinator, Member Services Coordinator and LREP Staff Attorney

Court Announcements and Deadlines 
  • First Judicial District Court Announcement of Vacancy
  • Second Judicial District Court Destruction Of Tapes And Logs
  • Fifth Judicial District Court Notice of Mass Reassignment
  • Eleventh Judicial District Court Announcement of Vacancy
  • State of New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration Notice of Destruction of Records
In Case You Missed It

State Bar Classifieds and Career Center
Looking for a job? Have services to promote? Check out the State Bar's online classifieds and career center.

Recently Released Opinions by the New Mexico Supreme Court and Court of Appeals
  • 2020-NMSC-04, S-1-SC-36999, STATE V. ASLIN
  • 2020-NMSC-05, S-1-SC-36516, STATE V. MARTINEZ

More Content from New Mexico's Courts
• Clerk's Certificates
• Recent Rule Making Activity
• Court of Appeals Opinions List
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Upcoming Programs from the Center for Legal Education:
Who's Your Biggest Critic? Your Boss? A Colleague? Or You? (1.5 EP)

Emergent Issues in Asylum Law (3.0 G)

Implicit Gender Bias (2.0 EP)
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