March 20, 2020
Message from State Bar President Regarding Coronavirus
Dear Members of the State Bar of New Mexico,
The State Bar of New Mexico is committed to helping New Mexico lawyers respond to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 coronavirus. We understand that this is a time of uncertainty for everyone. We are all encountering personal and professional challenges that are simply unprecedented. By working collaboratively and sharing resources, we believe that we can be better prepared for what lies ahead. At this time, we are reaching out to provide updates regarding State Bar functions and links to resources…   Read More
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 )
  • Postponed until Oct. 22

An In-Depth Look at the Latest Info and Ethical Considerations Pertaining to Cultural Competency and Implicit Bias in the Legal Profession (2019) (2.0 EP)
  • March 27, Replay Webcast
  • Registration coming soon

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 (via web/teleconference)

Court Events
  • March 13: New Mexico Commission on Access to Justice Meeting (held remotely)

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
  • ABA House of Delegates Accepting Applications until May 15
  • Board of Bar Commissioners Vacancy in Fifth Bar Commissioner District
  • 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

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 Applicants
  • New Mexico Public Employee Labor Relations Board Public Notice of Audiotape Destruction
  • State of New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration Notice of Destruction of Records
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State Bar Classifieds and Career Center
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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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