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From the Center for Legal Education
On-Demand Self Study 
Gain self study credit (up to four hours) with pre-recorded CLE programs available to view at your convenience. Check out these courses originally presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting or browse the catalog.
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  • Gender and Justice (1.0 G)
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State Bar News
Business Law Section
David Buchholtz Chosen as Business Lawyer of the Year
The Section will present the 2016 Business Lawyer of the Year Award to David Buchholtz at 4:45 p.m., Nov. 18, at the State Bar Center. R.S.V.P. to Breanna Henley.

Senior Lawyers Division
Attorney Memorial Scholarship Presentation
The Division will award law students Philip Davies and Harlena Reed with scholarships in memory of New Mexico attorneys who have passed away over the last year. The reception is 5-7 p.m., Nov. 15, at the State Bar Center. R.S.V.P. to Breanna Henley.

Solo and Small Firm Section
November Luncheon Features Fred Nathan
Fred Nathan, director of the Santa Fe think tank ThinkNewMexico, will discuss implications of the recent legislative session and the presidential election at noon, Nov. 15, at the State Bar Center. Lunch is free. R.S.V.P. to Breanna Henley to attend.
Other News
Albuquerque Bar Association
Nominations Outstanding Lawyer and Judge Awards
Nominate an attorney or judge who upholds personal integrity, legal skills and professional competence, contributions to the bar, contributions outside the profession or any other accomplishment that improves the image of the legal profession. Submit nominations to Terah Beckmann by Nov. 9.

First Judicial District Bar Association
November Luncheon
Judge Sarah M. Singleton will discuss her experience as a chief judge and Artie Pepin will discuss the judiciary budget and more at the FJDBA's luncheon at noon, Nov. 21, at the Santa Fe Hilton. R.S.V.P. to David Pumarejo.

New Mexico Women's Bar Association
Seeking Nominations for Inaugural Award
Nominate an individual or law firm actively engaged in promoting a culture of success for female attorneys in the state. Submit nominations to Christina West by Nov. 18. Provide 1-2 paragraphs as the reason for the nomination.

UNM School of Law
Cascading Consequences of Wrongful Conviction
Anthony Ray Hinton will present "The Cascading Consequences of Wrongful Conviction" which highlights his struggle for justice as an imprisoned man for 30 years. Attend for free at 6 p.m., Nov. 10, at the UNM School of Law. More information
New Mexico Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program
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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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