In This Issue: April 22, 2016

Defined Fitness
Members, their employees, and immediate family members can enjoy a discounted rate of $42.79/month (plus tax) with access to all five club locations, group fitness classes and free supervised child care. Bring proof
of SBNM membership. 
Call 505-349-4444

8 a.m.-noon, Saturday, April 30

Volunteer to answer the public's questions about common legal issues
More information 
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
Center for Legal Education
Live Replays
Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30
Did you miss a live program earlier in the year? Popular programs are shown again by video at the State Bar Center for live credit. View the schedule
State Bar News
Indian Law Section
Bar Preparation Scholarship and Attorney Achievement Award Reception
The 2015-2016 bar preparation scholarships will be awarded to third-year UNM School of Law students Jay C. McCray, Concetta R. Tsosie de Haro and Brian Smith. The section has selected Michael P. Gross and C. Bryant Rogers as recipients of the 2015 Achievement Award. Section members are invited to attend a reception for the scholarship awardees and attorney honorees at 6 p.m., April 28, at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.

Paralegal Division
Law Day CLE
Attend the Division's Law Day CLE program (3.0 G) from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., April 30, at the State Bar Center. Topics include working with medicare, current issues in immigration and recent changes to the federal rules of Civil Procedure. More information.

Public Law Section
Lawyer of the Year Award Ceremony in Santa Fe
Elizabeth "Betsy" A. Glenn will receive the Public Lawyer of the Year Award at 4 p.m., April 29, at the Capitol Rotunda in Santa Fe. All are invited to attend. More information
Other News
Albuquerque Bar Association
Law Day Luncheon Features Leonard Birdsong
The legal community is invited to hear Professor Leonard Birdsong present "Miranda: More Than Words" at the Law Day Luncheon at 11:45 a.m.,  May 3, at the Embassy Suites Hotel. Individual tickets, tables and sponsorships are available for purchase. More information

Albuquerque Lawyers Club
May Lunch Meeting with Judge Miles Hanisee
The Albuquerque Lawyers Club invites members of the legal community to its lunch meeting at noon, May 4, at Seasons Rotisserie & Grille. Judge J. Miles Hanisee will present. More information.

New Mexico Women's Bar Association
2016 Henrietta Pettijohn Awards Event
NMWBA will honor Antonia Roybal-Mack at the 2016 Henrietta Pettijohn Awards Event at 5:30-8:30 p.m., April 28, at the Albuquerque Country Club. For more information contact Peggy Graham
New Mexico Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program
You don't have to manage alone. 
Help and support are only a phone call away

Free Confidential 24-Hour Helpline
Judges: 888-502-1289
Attorneys and Law Students: 505-228-1948 or 800-860-4914

Support Groups
First Monday of the month: 5:30 p.m.
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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