In This Issue: August 19, 2016

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The trip offers 10.0 G, 2.0 EP credits. Conact Terri Nelson at 800-998-6925 to find out if rooms are still available at the State Bar rate.

The trip leaves from Fort Lauderdale and ports of call include Cozumel, Mexico, Falmouth, Jamaica, and Labadee, Haiti.

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State Bar News
Animal Law Section
Blood Ivory Animal Talk: Wildlife Trafficking in the U.S.
Attorneys Ruth Musgrave and Susan George plus BioPark elephant staff will talk about what is being done in New Mexico to help save the species from extinction at 12:45-1:30 p.m., Sept. 10, at the ABQ BioPark Zoo Colores Education Building. Activities are included with regular admission. For more information, contact Judy Durzo.

Appellate Practice Section and YLD

Brown-bag Lunch with Judge Jonathan B. Sutin
The Brown-bag Lunch Series is informal and attendees are encouraged to bring their own brown-bag lunch. The event with Judge Sutin will be at noon, Sept. 9, at the State Bar Center. R.S.V.P. soon because space is limited.

Paralegal Division
Criminal Law/Civil Liabilities CLE
Attend "Criminal Law Civil Liabilities" (3.0 G), hosted by the Paralegal Division on Sept. 24, at the State Bar Center. Topics include unauthorized practice of law and increasing liabilities for paralegals, financial discovery and case management deadline changes. View the full schedule and registration instructions online. For more information, contact Carolyn Winton (505-858-4433) or Linda Murphy (505-884-0777).

Young Lawyers Division
State Bar Open House for Students and Lawyers
The YLD and UNM School of Law Student Bar Association invite all members and students to meet, mingle and discuss opportunities within the State Bar at the annual State Bar Open House from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sept. 13, at the State Bar Center. Food and beverages will be served. R.S.V.P. by Sept. 9.
Other News
Hispanic National Bar Association
Presidential Reception
Join Hispanic National Bar Association President Robert Maldonado for networking, Southwest cuisine, Spanish guitar and a Flamenco performance at 5:30 p.m., Aug. 26, at Farm and Table in Los Ranchos de Albuquerque. R.S.V.P. to Susan Harris.

New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Digital Evidence and the 4th Amendment CLE in Las Cruces
NMCDLA presents "I Always Feel Like Somebody's Watching Me, And I have No Privacy: Digital Evidence and the Fourth Amendment" (6.7 G) on Aug. 26 at the Holiday Inn Express in Las Cruces. Open to criminal defense and civil attorneys alike! Register online
New Mexico Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program
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