October 11, 2019
Board of Bar Commissioners
Election Notice 2019
Oct. 21 Deadline Approaching

Petitions are now being accepted for the Board of Bar Commissioners. Nominations of active status members to fill the vacancies caused by the expiration of the term of such members shall be made by petition of 10 or more active status members of the Bar who are in good standing and whose principal place of practice is in the respective district and must be received in writing in the office of the Executive Director of the Bar by 5 p.m. on or before  Oct. 21 .

The full election notice with the vacancies and the nomination petition may be found in the most recent Bar Bulletin  here .

Upcoming Events

State Bar of New Mexico Events
  • Oct. 18: Young Lawyers Division Mixer in Silver City
  • Oct. 19: Young Lawyers Division Quarterly Meeting
  • Oct. 30: Young Lawyers Division Diversity Collaboration with UNMSOL
  • Nov. 1: Young Lawyers Division Lunch with Judges at Modrall Sperling
  • Nov. 2: Intellectual Property Pro Bono Fair
  • Nov. 2: IP Pro Bono Fair
  • Nov. 7: Young Lawyers Division Holiday Happy Hour

Court Events
  • Oct. 18: New Mexico Commission on Access to Justice
  • Oct. 25: Second Judicial District Court Children's Court Abuse and Neglect Brown Bag
  • Oct. 25: Eighth Judicial District Court Retirement Ceremony

Legal Community Events
  • Oct. 12: Roswell Wills for Heroes with the Young Lawyers Division
  • Oct. 14: New Mexico Bar Foundation's Golf Classic Tournament
  • Oct. 15: Re:SearchNM Training & Feedback Session
  • Oct. 15: Solo and Small Firm Section Luncheon
  • Oct. 15: Intellectual Property Mixer with University of New Mexico IPS
  • Oct. 16: Re:SearchNM Training & Feedback Session
  • Oct. 17: Re:SearchNM Training & Feedback Session
  • Oct. 18: Re:SearchNM Training & Feedback Session
  • Oct. 18: NMCDLA Field Sobriety Testing, DWI, DV and Misdemeanor Laws
  • Oct. 19: Silver City Wills for Heroes with the Young Lawyers Division
  • Oct. 23: Children's Law Section Art Contest Reception
  • Oct. 24: NREEL Mixer with University of New Mexico School of Law ELS
  • Oct. 24: Animal Law Section Annual Meeting
  • Nov. 1: Christian Legal Aid Training Seminar
  • Nov. 5: Albuquerque Bar Association: Appellate Law Update Lunch
  • Nov. 7-9: NMCDLA Trial Skills College
  • Nov. 15: New Mexico Black Lawyers Association Annual CLE
Important Announcements and Deadlines

State Bar Announcements and Deadlines

Court Announcements and Deadlines 
  • Administrative Office of the Courts: Notice of Online Dispute Resolution
  • New clerk of the court
  • Oliver Seth American Inn of Court 2019-2020 Schedule
  • Third Judicial District Court Self Help Center Volunteer Opportunities
  • Eighth Judicial Court Announcement of Vacancy
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
  • 2019-NMSC-014, S-1-SC-36859, STATE V. BACA
  • 2019-NMCA-047, A-1-CA-36833, STATE V. HILDRETH
  • 2019-NMCA-048, A-1-CA-36122, STATE V. BENALLY
  • 2019-NMCA-049, A-1-CA-36657, STATE V. MARTINEZ
  • 2019-NMCA-050, A-1-CA-35863, SCHMIDT V. TAVENNER'S TOWING & RECOVERY
  • 2019-NMCA-051, A-1-CA-36098, STATE V. ALVARADO
  • 2019-NMCA-052, A-1-CA-36233, STATE V. RADLER
  • 2019-NMCA-053, A-1-CA-36688, BANK OF N.Y. V. MELLON V. LUU
  • 2019-NMCA-054, A-1-CA-36478, HELMERICH PAYNE INT'L DRILLING CO. V. N.M. TAXATION & REVENUE DEP'T

More Content from New Mexico's Courts
• Clerk's Certificates
• Recent Rule Making Activity
• Court of Appeals Opinions List
Featured Member Benefit
The Solutions Group

Take advantage of a free employee assistance program, a service offered by the New Mexico Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program in cooperation with The Solutions Group. Get help and support for yourself, your family and your employees. Services include up to four FREE counseling sessions/issue/year for any behavioral health, addiction, relationship conflict, anxiety and/or depression issue. Counseling sessions are with a professionally licensed therapist. Other free services include management consultation, stress management education, critical incident stress debriefing, substance use disorder assessments, video counseling and 24/7 call center. Providers are located throughout the state. 

  • To access this service call 855-231-7737 or 505-254-3555 and identify with NMJLAP. All calls are confidential.
Upcoming CLE Courses on Oct. 24
Animal Cruelty Issues: What Juvenile and Family Court Judges and Practitioners Need to Know (2.0 G)

An In-Depth Look at the Latest Info and Ethical Considerations Pertaining to Cultural Competency/Implicit Bias in the Legal Profession
(2.0 EP)

Transgender 101 for Lawyers
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