In This Issue: January 22, 2016

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Upcoming Deadlines
CitizenFour Screening and CLE
Federal Bar Association, New Mexico Chapter
1 p.m., Feb. 11, Regal Theaters, Albuquerque
More information
Center for Legal Education
Attacking the Expert's Opinion
Jan. 20-21, Live Webinar
This two part seminar outlines questions that are at the heart of every great cross-examination of an adverse expert. (6.0 G)
State Bar News
Animal Law Section
Judges Needed for National Animal Law Moot Court
UNM School of Law Professor Marsha Baum is coaching two teams participating in the National Animal Law Appellate Moot Court Competition. The Animal Law Section is looking for volunteers to serve as judges for the students' practice sessions, held on Tuesdays (7-9 p.m.)Thursdays (7-9 p.m.) and Sundays (5-7 p.m.) through Feb. 17. To volunteer, contact Gwenellen Janov.

Board of Bar Commissioners
Third Bar Commissioner District Vacancy
A vacancy exists in the Third Bar Commissioner District (Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Sandoval and Santa Fe counties). The Board will make an appointment at the Feb. 26 meeting to fill the vacancy until the next regular election of commissioners. The term will run through Dec. 31, 2016. The deadline to apply is Feb. 12. Specific term and application information
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