January 31, 2020
Save the Date!
2020 Annual Meeting
June 17-20, 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.

Join the State Bar of New Mexico and the New Mexico Judiciary for this historic event!
Upcoming Events

State Bar of New Mexico Events
  • Feb. 1: Arturo Jaramillo Clerkship Interviews
  • Feb. 5: Divorce Options Workshop
  • Feb. 18: Solo Small Firm February Lunch Series: Bob Huelskamp, Private Nuclear Security Contractor
  • Feb. 19: Appellate Practice Section Brown Bag Presentation with Justice Bacon and Justice Thomson

Court Events
  • Feb. 17: Santa Fe County Implied Consent Act/MVD Hearing Location Change
  • Feb. 18: U.S. District Court of New Mexico Open House for United States District Judge Kea W. Riggs

Legal Community Events
  • Feb. 3: Attorney Support Groups Substance Abuse
  • Feb. 5: Albuquerque Lawyers Club Monthly Lunch Meeting
  • Feb. 5: New Mexico Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program Santa Fe Attorney Support Group Meeting
  • Feb. 6: Christian Legal Aid Fellowship Luncheon
  • Feb. 6: Memorial Service for Felipe Quintana
  • Feb. 10: Attorney Support Groups Substance Abuse
  • Feb. 13: Albuquerque Bar Association Membership Luncheon
  • Feb. 19: Legal Professionals Support Group focused on Depression/Anxiety
  • Feb. 29: YLD Bernalillo County Wills for Heroes (Volunteers needed)
Important Announcements and Deadlines

State Bar Announcements and Deadlines
  • Announcing the 2020 Judicial Clerkship Program
  • Young Lawyers Division: Applications Open for ABA YLD District Representative
  • Client Protection Fund Commission Vacancy
  • New Legal Professionals Support Group focused on Depression/Anxiety
  • Volunteer Attorneys/Paralegals Needed for Bernalillo Wills for Heroes

Court Announcements and Deadlines 
  • New Mexico Court of Appeals Candidate Announcement
  • First Judicial District Court Notice of Mass Case Reassignment
  • Second Judicial District Court Destruction of Grand Jury Tapes
  • Fifth Judicial District Court Announcement of Applicants
  • Eighth Judicial District Court Notice of Mass Case Reassignment
  • Thirteenth Judicial District Court Announcement of Applicants
  • Thirteenth Judicial District Court Announcement of Consideration of Additional Applications
  • Thirteenth Judicial District Court Nominating Commission
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-01, S-1-SC-36764, ROMERO V. LOVELACE HEALTH SYS., INC.
  • 2020-NMCA-01, A-1-CA-36619, STATE EX REL. STATE ENGINEER V. ROMERO
  • 2020-NMCA-02, A-1-CA-36284, ROGERS V. BD. OF COMM'RS OF TORRANCE CTY.
  • 2020-NMCA-03, A-1-CA-36177, STATE V. GRUBB
  • 2020-NMCA-04, A-1-CA-36856, STATE V. GARCIA
  • 2020-NMCA-05, A-1-CA-35962, STATE V. STEVENSON


More Content from New Mexico's Courts
• Clerk's Certificates
• Recent Rule Making Activity
• Court of Appeals Opinions List
2020 Licensing Certifications and Fees:
Due by Feb. 1, 2020
2020 State Bar licensing requirements are now due. To avoid late fees, submit by Feb. 1, 2020. In order to complete annual licensing requirements and pay by credit card, visit www.nmbar.org/licenserenewal . To request a PDF copy of the license renewal form, email license@nmbar.org. For questions, email license@nmbar.org . For technical support, email clopez@nmbar.org .

If you have already paid to renew your license, please disregard this notice.
Featured Member Benefit
Defined Fitness

Defined Fitness offers State Bar members, their employees and immediate family members a discounted rate. Memberships include access to all five club locations, group fitness classes and free supervised child care. All locations offer aquatics complex (indoor pool, steam room, sauna and hot tub), state-of-the-art equipment, and personal training services. Bring proof of State Bar membership to any Defined Fitness location to sign up. 
Upcoming Programs from the Center for Legal Education:
Bridge the Gap Mentorship Program (5.0 G, 1.0 EP) (Full and Partial Day Options Available)

Elder Law Institute: Empowering Vulnerable New Mexicans (2019) (5.0 G, 1.0 EP)

Everything I Need to Know about Legal Ethics I Learned from the Kardashians (2019) (3.0 EP)
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