In This Issue: May 27, 2016



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2016 Annual Meeting- 
Bench & Bar Conference
Aug. 18-20, Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, Santa Fe

Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino
Almost sold out!
Book now or call 1-877-848-6337 (mention State Bar of New Mexico)

Homewood Suites by Hilton Buffalo Thunder (overflow hotel)
Book now or call 505-455-9100 (use the code "NMB")

Explore the Annual Meeting 
Entrepreneurs in Community Lawyering
Training new attorneys to be successful solo practitioners
Now accepting applications from licensed attorneys with 0-3 years of practice. More information

Center for Legal Education  
Ninth Annual New Mexico  
Legal Service Providers Conference:
Holistically Addressing Poverty and Advancing Equity for Women and Families in New Mexico
Thursday and Friday, June 16-17
State Bar Center, Albuquerque
10.0 G, 2.0 EP

Get a years' worth of CLE credit at one of our most affordable prices. A reduced fee is available for government and legal services attorneys. Register today!
State Bar News
Appellate Practice Section
Brown Bag Lunch with Chief Judge Michael E. Vigil
Chief Judge Michael E. Vigil of the New Mexico Court of Appeals will be the guest at the Appellate Practice Section and Young Lawyers Division brown bag lunch at noon, June 10, at the State Bar Center. The event is informal and attendees should bring their own brown bag lunch. To attend, R.S.V.P. to Tim Atler.

Committee on Women and the Legal Profession
Rosemary Traub to Receive Justice Minzner Award
The Committee will present New Mexico Legal Aid's Rosemary Traub with the Justice Pamela B. Minzner Outstanding Advocacy for Women Award at 5:30-7:30 p.m., June 9, at the Albuquerque Country Club. Appetizers will be provided by the Committee and a cash bar will be available. R.S.V.P.s are appreciated and can be sent to Zoƫ Lees.
Other News
Albuquerque Bar Association
June Luncheon and Civil Procedure Update
Alicia Bannon will present "Essentials of a Strong Public Financing System" during lunch from noon-1 p.m. After the luncheon, Ted Occhialino, UNM School of Law, will present "Civil Procedure Update" (2.0 G) from 1:15-3:15 p.m. Register online
New Mexico Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program
You don't have to manage alone. 
Help and support are only a phone call away

Free Confidential 24-Hour Helpline
Judges: 888-502-1289
Attorneys and Law Students: 505-228-1948 or 800-860-4914

Support Groups
First Monday of the month: 5:30 p.m.
Attend by Teleconference: Second Monday of the month: 5:30 p.m. (dial 1-866-640-4044 and enter 7976003#)
Third Monday of the month: 7:30 a.m.
For more information, contact Bill Stratvert, 505-242-6845, or Hilary Noskin, 505-449-7984.
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