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In This Issue: December 16, 2016

 ABA Retirement Funds
What's inside your 401(k) may surprise you! Find out why thousands of law firms use the ABA Retirement Funds Program as their 401(k) provider.
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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, Live Replays, Teleseminars and On-Demand self stud. Ethics credit is available! Browse the schedule.
State Bar News
Board of Bar Commissioners 
Commissioner Vacancies
Vacancies exist on the Board of Bar Commissioners in the First and Third Bar Commissioner districts. View the full notice. Members interested in serving on the Board should submit a letter of interest and résumé to Executive Director Joe Conte by Jan. 16, 2017.

Election Results
The 2016 election of commissioners for the Board of Bar Commissioners in the Seventh Bar Commissioner District was held Nov. 30. Mick I. R. Gutierrez and David P. Lutz were elected. For results in the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Bar Commissioner districts, click here.

Committee on Diversity in the Legal Profession 
2017 Summer Law Clerk Program Accepting Employers
For 25 years, the Arturo Jaramillo Summer Law Clerk Program has diversified applicant pools, lowered artificial barriers to employment opportunities and produced high-quality law clerks who have become outstanding lawyers and judges in New Mexico. Learn how your firm can join the Committee's commitment to expanding opportunities in the legal profession. 
Legal Services and Programs Committee
Breaking Good Video Contest Seeks Sponsor
The second annual Breaking Good Video Contest provides an opportunity for New Mexico high school students to show their creative and artistic talents while learning about civil legal services available to their communities. The LSAP Committee invites firms and members of the legal community to sponsor monetary prizes awarded to student and teacher winners. For more details about the Contest, contact Breanna Henley
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