March 22, 2019
2019 State Bar of New Mexico Annual Awards
Call for Nominations
Nominations are being accepted for the 2019 State Bar of New Mexico Annual Awards to recognize those who have distinguished themselves or who have made exemplary contributions to the State Bar or legal profession in 2018 or 2019. The awards will be presented during the 2019 Annual Meeting, Aug. 1-3 at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town. View the award descriptions, previous recipients, and nomination instructions visit here. The deadline for nominations is May 1. For more information, contact Kris Becker at 505-797-6038.
Board of Bar Commissioners Appointments
The BBC will make appointments to the ABA House of Delegates (Young Lawyer Delegate), DNA – People’s Legal Services, Inc., the Access to Justice Fund Grant Commission and the Civil Legal Services Commission. The application deadline is May 1. Read more about each group and the qualifications necessary.   Click here for full announcement.
Important Announcements and Deadlines

For details about these deadlines and announcements, click here .

• Second Judicial District Court: Appointment of Judge Daniel E. Ramczyk
• Third Judicial District Court: Volunteer Attorneys Needed
• Eighth Judicial District Court: Announcement of Vacancy and Mass Case Reassignment
• Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court: Judicial Investiture Ceremonies
• Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court: Announcement of Vacancy
• Nominate deserving colleagues for UNM Law Alumni/ae Association Awards
• 2019 State Bar of New Mexico Annual Awards Call for Nominations
Access to Justice Fund Grant Commission: Request for Proposals
• Board of Bar Commissioners: Commissioner Vacancy First Bar Commissioner District (Bernalillo County)
• Call for CLE Proposals

Upcoming Events

For details about the events listed below, visit the State Bar's Event Calendar .

• March 29: 2019 Justice Mary Walters Awards Dinner 
• March 29: Appellate Practice Section’s Brown Bag Lunch 
• March 29: UNM Tribal Law Journal 20th Anniversary Symposium
• April 2: WOTUS 2.0: What the Proposed Clean Water Rule Revisions Would Mean for the West by UNM School of Law Natural Resources and Environmental Law Program 
• April 3: Albuquerque Lawyers Club Monthly Lunch Meeting
• April 6: NMJLAP Committee Meeting
• April 6: NMJLAP Monitor Training
• April 9: Albuquerque Bar Association Monthly Luncheon and annual Legislative Update
• April 12: Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court Judicial Investiture Ceremonies
• April 12: Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Section Meet the Regulators Event
• April 16: Solo and Small Firm Section: Legislative Session Overview with Senator Daniel Ivey-Soto
• April 18: New Mexico Women’s Bar: Association Annual Henrietta Pettijohn Reception
• April 25: ADR Superpower Skills Workshop
• April 27: Annual Ask-a-Lawyer Law Day Call-in Program

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.
• Member Services Program Assistant (State Bar position available)

Recently Posted Opinions by the New Mexico Supreme Court and Court of Appeals
•2019-NMSC-005, S-1-SC-35427: State ex rel. CYFD v. Mercer-Smith
•2019-NMCA-002, A-1-CA-35346: Britton v. Office of the Att'y Gen

More Content from New Mexico's Courts
• Clerk's Certificates
• Recent Rule Making Activity
• Court of Appeals Opinions List

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Children's Code: Delinquency Rules, Procedures and the Child's Rights
9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., March 26
State Bar Center (1.5 G, 1.0 EP)
Co-sponsor: Children’s Law Section and Young Lawyers Division
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Abuse and Neglect Case in
Children’s Court
1-4:15 p.m., March 26
State Bar Center (3.0 G)
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