In This Issue: September 23, 2016

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From the Center for Legal Education
Powerful Non-Defensive Communication
Cutting Edge Tools for Collaborative Law Professionals
Join the New Mexico Collaborative Law Practice Group on Sept. 30 at the State Bar Center to see the impact of non-defensive communication. Learn why these skills are highly effective in and out of the court room. It is approved for 6.7 G CLE credits. Register today
State Bar News
ADR Committee
APD/Community Relations Presentation
The City of Albuquerque ADR Office has been tasked with multiple roles in the ongoing effort to improve relations between APD and the community. Join the conversation at noon-1 p.m., Oct. 27, at the Second Judicial District Court (video conference available in Santa Fe). There will be time for Q&A. R.S.V.P. to Breanna Henley.

Board of Bar Commissioners
Election Notice
Eight terms on the Board of Bar Commissioners will expire Dec. 31, 2016, and need to be filled in the upcoming election (First, Third, Fourth, Sixth and Seventh Bar Commissioner districts). All positions are three-year terms, except as noted, and run from 2017-2019. Nominations shall be made by written petition (deadline: 5 p.m., Oct. 24). View the full Election Notice and nomination instructions.

Business Law Section  
Nominations Open for 2016 Business Lawyer of the Year
The Section seeks nominees that demonstrate professionalism and integrity, superior legal service, exemplary service to the Section or to business law in general, and service to the public. The deadline is Oct. 3. More information

Historical Committee
Jewish History in New Mexico
Join Naomi Sandweiss, author and past president of the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society, from noon-1 p.m. (lunch at 11:30 a.m.), Oct. 14, at the State Bar Center to learn more about the rich history of Jewish involvement in New Mexico and some of the fascinating personalities who participated. R.S.V.P. to Breanna Henley.

Paralegal Division
Criminal Law/Civil Liabilities CLE
Attend "Criminal Law Civil Liabilities" (3.0 G), hosted by the Paralegal Division on Sept. 24, at the State Bar Center. View the full schedule and registration instructions online.

Practice Sections
Proposed In-house Counsel Section
A proposed In-house Counsel Practice Section would be  committed to addressing the professional interests of in-house counsel, identify and share best practices through various forms of information sharing and offering social and professional networking opportunities. To indicate interest, contact Breanna Henley.
Other News
UNM School of Law
'Supreme Energy' CLE with Max Minzner of the FERC
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission General Counsel Max Minzner will present "Supreme Energy: The 2015-2016 FERC Trilogy" (1.0 G) at 5:15 p.m. on Sept. 29 at the UNM Law School. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the presentation. Register online or by calling 505-277-3253.
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., UNM Law Library King Room (or attend by teleconference: dial 1-866-640-4044 and enter 7976003#)
Third Monday of the month: 7:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Albuquerque
For more information, contact Bill Stratvert, 505-242-6845, or Hilary Noskin, 505-449-7984.
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