In This Issue: May 6, 2016

Online legal research for active State Bar members and Paralegal Division members. Free live training  webinars 
are available online.
Contact April Armijo, 505-797-6068.
2016 Annual Meeting-
Bench & Bar Conference

Aug. 18-20,
Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino

2016 Annual Awards

The Annual Awards are presented each year to recognize those who have distinguished themselves or who have made exemplary contributions to the State Bar or legal profession in 2015 or 2016. The nomination deadline is May 20. View award descriptions
Entrepreneurs in Community Lawyering
New Mexico's solo and small practice incubator program will train new attorneys to be successful solo practitioners. Now accepting applications from licensed attorneys with 0-3 years of practice. Application details
2016 Annual Meeting-Bench & Bar Conference
Aug. 18-20, Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, Santa Fe
Registration is now open! 
12.5 CLE Credits (including at least 5.0 EP) 
Register now

Accommodations provided at special rate by Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino -
Almost sold out!
Center for Legal Education  
Spring Elder Law Institute
Kristen Lewis, Joan Schofield, Johanna Pickel, Nell Sale
Friday, May 13

State Bar Center (and Live Webcast)
State Bar News
A Great Day to be a New Mexico Lawyer-Spring Swearing-in Ceremony 
Sixty nine new lawyers and their families, friends and colleagues filled the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe for the April 25 Swearing-in Ceremony. The occasion is always special because the new admittees wake up lay persons and leave fully licensed to practice law in New Mexico. The spring swearing-in was particularly distinct because American Bar Association President Paulette Brown was in attendance. Brown stands between New Mexico attorneys Orlando Lucero and Mary T. Torres... read more 
Criminal Law Section
District Attorney Candidate Forum
All are invited to the Section's Second Judicial District Attorney Candidate Forum at 5:30-7:30 p.m., May 12, at the State Bar Center. Democratic primary opponents, Raul Torrez and Ed Perea, have agreed to participate. The event will be moderated by Elaine Baumgartel, news director at KUNM. For more information, contact Section Chair Julpa Davé.
Other News
UNM School of Law 
Scholarship Golf Classic
Register today for the UNM Law Scholarship Golf Classic. Lunch will be at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Law School's only full-tuition merit scholarships. Register online

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