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In This Issue: November 18, 2016

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From the Center for Legal Education

The Center for Legal Education has scheduled a course every day in December! Choose from Live Seminars, Live Webcasts, Teleseminars, Live Replays and On-Demand self study. Browse the schedule.
State Bar News
Appellate Practice Section and YLD
Brown Bag Lunch with Judge James J. Wechsler 
Judge James J. Wechsler of the New Mexico Court of Appeals will be the guest at the Appellate Practice Section's brown bag lunch at noon, Dec. 2, at the State Bar Center. R.S.V.P. with Tim Atler.
 
Board of Bar Commissioners
 
Vote in Online Election Through Nov. 30! 
Voting will be conducted electronically for the Board of Bar Commissioners election in the Seventh Bar Commissioner District. Four candidates submitted nomination petitions for two positions. View the candidate biographies and voting procedures in the Nov. 9 Bar Bulletin.

Appointments to Boards and Commissions
The BBC will make appointments to the Client Protection Commission (one appointment, three-year term); Commission on Professionalism (one lawyer position, one non-lawyer position, two year terms); and the New Mexico Legal Aid Board (one appointment, three year term). Send a letter of interest and brief resume by Dec. 1 to Executive Director Joe Conte

Intellectual Property Law Section
AIPLA Moot Court Judges Needed
Attorney judges are needed to help UNM School of Law Teams prepare for the American Intellectual Property Law Association Moot Court Competition. To volunteer, contact UNM Professor Marsha Baum.
Other News
First Judicial District Bar Association
November Luncheon
Judge Sarah M. Singleton will discuss her experience as a chief judge and Artie Pepin will discuss the judiciary budget and more at the FJDBA's luncheon at noon, Nov. 21, at the Santa Fe Hilton. R.S.V.P. to David Pumarejo.

New Mexico Court of Appeals
Announcement Judicial Vacancy
A vacancy will occur due to the retirement of Judge Roderick T. Kennedy. The deadline for application is 5 p.m., Dec. 8. Those who meet the statutory qualifications (Article VI, Section 28, New Mexico Constitution) are invited to apply. View details and apply.

New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Two CLEs to Fulfill Ethics Requirements
NMCDLA presents two CLEs to help attorneys fill their ethics credits requirements. On Dec. 2, attend "Clients First: Understanding Your Role as an Advocate" in Albuquerque (4.0 G, 2.5 EP) and and "Latest Techniques in Trial Skills & Sentencing" on Dec. 16 in Las Cruces (3.5 G, 2.0 EP). Register online.
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