November 29, 2019

Upcoming Events

State Bar of New Mexico Events
  • Dec. 2: Board of Bar Commissioners Election Closes
  • Dec. 9: Solo and Small Firm Breakfast Roundtable
  • Dec. 9: Animal Law Talk
  • Dec. 16: Solo and Small Firm Section 2019 Annual Meeting
  • Dec. 31: Minimum Continuing Legal Education Compliance Deadline

Court Events:
  • Dec. 10: U.S. Courts Library Holiday Open House
  • Dec. 13: New Mexico Commission on Access to Justice
  • Dec. 20: Second Judicial District Court Holiday Giving Tree Distribution

Legal Community Events
  • Dec. 3: Christian Legal Aid Fellowship Breakfast
  • Dec. 4: Albuquerque Lawyers Club Monthly Lunch Meeting
  • Dec. 6: New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association CLE
  • Dec. 13: 7th Annual Wage Theft in New Mexico: Common Injustice Practice Opportunity
  • Dec. 13: Paralegal Division - Cornucopia of Law CLE
  • Dec. 20: New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association CLE
Important Announcements and Deadlines

State Bar Announcements and Deadlines
  • Board of Bar Commissioners Appointment to New Mexico Legal Aid Board
  • Board of Editors Seeking Applications
  • Board of Bar Commissioners Fifth Bar Commissioner District Vacancy
  • State Bar's Fee Arbitration Program Seeking Volunteer Arbitrators

Court Announcements and Deadlines 
  • Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court Closure Notice
  • Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court Notice of Mass Reassignment
  • Second Judicial District Court Destruction of Exhibits
  • Third Judicial District Court Notice of Right to Excuse Judge
  • Tenth Judicial District Court Destruction of Exhibits
  • Thirteenth Judicial District Court Announcement of Vacancy
  • Thirteenth Judicial District Court Nominating Commission
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico Court Closure
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-017, S-1-SC-35922, STATE V. AGUILAR
  • 2019-NMSC-018, S-1-SC-36669, STATE V. YANCEY

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 . To request a PDF copy of the license renewal form, email For questions, email . For technical support, email .

If you have already paid to renew your license, please disregard this notice.
Minimum Continuing Legal Education
Compliance Deadline Approaching
Dec. 31 is the last day to complete 2019 Minimum Continuing Legal Education requirements. For a list of upcoming MCLE approved courses, visit Contact MCLE with questions at 505-797-6054 or
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Upcoming Programs from the Center for Legal Education
Current Immigration Issues for the Criminal Defense Attorney (2019 Immigration Law Institute) (2.0 G, 1.0 EP)

2019 Real Property Institute: Taking Real Property Issues into the Next Decade (5.2 G, 1.0 EP)

YLD/IP: Craft Beer and Creatives: The Hipster Side of Intellectual Property Law (5.0 G, 1.0 EP)
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