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T he Art of Effective Speaking for Lawyers  
Wednesday, Nov. 16
4.5 G, 1.2 EP
2016 Probate Institute
Thursday, Nov. 17
6.0 G, 1.0 EP
2016 Business Law Institute
Friday, Nov. 18 
5.5 G, 1.0 EP 
State Bar News
Board of Bar Commissioners 
Vote in Online Election Through Nov. 30! 
Voting will be conducted electronically for the Board of Bar Commissioners election in the Seventh Bar Commissioner District (Catron, Dona Ana, Grant, Hidalgo, Luna, Sierra, Socorro and Torrance counties). Four candidates submitted nomination petitions for two positions. View the candidate biographies, voting procedures and uncontested election guidelines from the First, Third, Fourth and Fifth Bar Commissioner districts in the Nov. 9 Bar Bulletin. A link to the electronic ballot and instructions was emailed to all members in the Seventh Bar Commissioner District. For more information, contact Pam Zimmer.
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.

Intellectual Property Law Section
AIPLA Moot Court Judges Needed
Attorney judges are needed to help UNM School of Law Teams prepare for the American Intellectual Property Law Association Moot Court Competition. To volunteer, contact UNM Professor Marsha Baum.

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
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 Women's Law Caucus
Award Nominations
Nominate an outstanding women in the New Mexico legal community for the Justice Mary Walters Award. Send nominee's name, title/organization and qualifications to Lindsey Goodwin by Nov. 30.
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