October 18, 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. 7: Young Lawyers Division Holiday Happy Hour
  • Nov. 8: Solo and Small Firm Section November Luncheon

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. 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 Annual Section Meeting at State Bar Center
  • Nov. 1: Christian Legal Aid Training Seminar
  • Nov. 5: Albuquerque Bar Association: Appellate Law Update Lunch
  • Nov. 7-9: NMCDLA Trial Skills College
  • Nov. 12: Solo and Small Firm Luncheon with U.S. Marshal Sonya Chavez
  • Nov. 15: New Mexico Black Lawyers Association Annual CLE
Important Announcements and Deadlines

State Bar Announcements and Deadlines
  • Nominations for Solo and Small Firm Leadership

Court Announcements and Deadlines 
  • 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
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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-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

More Content from New Mexico's Courts
• Clerk's Certificates
• Recent Rule Making Activity
• Court of Appeals Opinions List
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Upcoming CLE Courses on Oct. 25
Procurement Code Institute (3.0 EP, 1.0 G)

Elder Law Institute: Empowering Vulnerable New Mexicans (1.5 EP, 5.5 G)
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