March 27, 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
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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

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 Appointment to New Mexico Legal Aid Board – Applications Due April 10
  • Board of Bar Commissioners Appointment to Judicial Standards Commission – Applications Due May 15
  • Client Protection Fund Commission Appointment Applications Due by April 15
  • Nominations for the Annual Awards Now Being Accepted Here
  • Legal Services and Programs Committee Seeking Sponsors for Breaking Good High School Video Contest
  • Public Law Section Now Accepting Nominations for Lawyer of the Year Award
  • The State Bar of New Mexico is Hiring for Three Positions: Continuing Legal Education Program Coordinator, Member Services Coordinator and LREP Staff Attorney

Court Announcements and Deadlines 
  • First Judicial District Court Announcement of Vacancy
  • Eleventh Judicial District Court Announcement of Applicants
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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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