In This Issue: January 8, 2016

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Upcoming Deadlines
Court of Appeals
Judicial Vacancy
Deadline: Jan. 19
More information
Upcoming Events
Paralegal Division
Annual Meeting and Ethics CLE
CLE: 10 a.m.
Annual Meeting: 11 a.m.
Jan. 9, State Bar Center
R.S.V.P. to Barbara Lucero

Luncheon with Justice Charles W. Daniels
First Judicial District Bar Association
Noon, Jan. 11, Santa Fe Hilton
Center for Legal Education
Great Adverse Depositions with Robert Musante
Jan. 13-14, Live Webinar
This program provides practical lessons in the mechanics of cross-examination
State Bar News
Board of Bar Commissioners
Third Bar Commissioner District Vacancy
A vacancy exists in the Third Bar Commissioner District, representing Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Sandoval and Santa Fe counties. The Board will make the appointment to fill the vacancy, with a term ending Dec. 31. Active status members with a principal place of practice located in the Third Bar Commissioner District are eligible to apply. Applicants should plan to attend the 2016 Board meetings scheduled for May 6, July 28 (in conjunction with the State Bar of New Mexico Annual Meeting at Buffalo Thunder Resort), Sept. 30 and Dec. 14 (Santa Fe). Those interested should submit a letter of interest and résumé to Executive Director Joe Conte by Feb. 12.
Court News 
U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
Investiture of U.S. Magistrate Judge Laura Fashing
Hon. Laura Fashing will be sworn in as U.S. Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, at 4 p.m., Jan. 15, in the Rio Grande Courtroom, third floor, of the Pete V. Domenici U.S. Courthouse in Albuquerque. A reception hosted by the Federal Bench and Bar of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, will follow from 6 to 8:30 p.m., at the Albuquerque Country Club. All members of the bench and bar are invited to attend; however, reservations are requested.
New Mexico Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program
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Support Groups
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Second Monday of the month: 5:30 p.m. (to attend by teleconference, dial 1-866-640-4044 and enter 7976003#)
Third Monday of the month: 7:30 a.m.
For more information, contact Bill Stratvert, 505-242-6845, or Hilary Noskin, 505-449-7984.
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