In This Issue: October 14, 2016

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From the Center for Legal Education
2016 Administrative Law Institute 
Friday, Oct. 21
State Bar Center and Live Webcast
4.0 G, 2.0 EP
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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.

Animal Law Section
Monthly Animal Talk: The Link
Tammy Fiebelkorn will discuss the link between an individual's mistreatment of an animal and violent relationships with other humans at the noon Animal Talk on Oct. 28 at the State Bar Center. R.S.V.P. with Breanna Henley.  

Board of Bar Commissioners

2016 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.

Committee on Women and the Legal Profession
#LawMom Luncheon
Join the Committee for lunch and a panel discussion about general issues that parent-attorneys face on a day to day basis from noon-1 p.m., Oct. 19, at the Hispano Chamber of Commerce in Albuquerque. R.S.V.P.s are appreciated but not required.

Intellectual Property Law Section
Lawyers for the Arts Fall Pro Bono Legal Clinic
Volunteer attorneys are needed for the New Mexico Lawyers for the Arts Fall 2016 Pro Bono Clinic from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct. 15, at the Santa Fe Business Incubator in Santa Fe. Contact Talia Kosh to volunteer.

Natural Resources, Energy and
Environmental Law Section
Nominations Open for 2016 Lawyer of the Year Award
Nominate an attorney who is the model of a New Mexico natural resources, energy or environmental lawyer for the Section's annual award. Detailed criteria and nomination instructions are available online. Nominations are due by Oct. 28.

Solo and Small Firm Section
Luncheon Presentation: New Mexico's Prisons and Jails
Matt Coyte will discuss "New Mexico's Prisons and Jails-Are We Making Things Worse?" at noon on Oct. 18 at the State Bar Center. R.S.V.P. to Breanna Henley.
Court News
Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court
Court Closure on Oct. 21
The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court will be closed on Friday Oct. 21 for the Court's Annual Professional Development Conference. Misdemeanor Custody Arraignments and Felony First Appearances will not be held that day. The conference is sponsored by the New Mexico Judicial Education Center at UNM and paid for by fees collected by state courts.
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