In This Issue: May 13, 2016

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2016 Annual Meeting- Bench & Bar Conference
Aug. 18-20, Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, Santa Fe
Registration is now open! 
12.5 G CLE credits
(including at least 5.0 EP)
Registration options and schedule
Accommodations provided at a special rate by Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino - Almost sold out 
CLE at Sea
Western Caribbean Cruise
Nov. 27-Dec. 4, leaving from Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Through Vacations To Go 
Join State Bar President Brent Moore for this incredible trip and enter the holiday season CLE stress free. One year's worth of CLE credits will be provided (specific course information is forthcoming).
Center for Legal Education  
Just added - New CLE course format 
Gain self study credit by viewing pre-recorded CLE programs on a computer at your convenience. Take up to 4 credit hours for New Mexico CLE credit. The Center for Legal Education will file your credits at no additional cost! Browse courses
State Bar News
  2016 Annual Awards
Nomination Deadline: May 20
The Annual Awards are presented each year to recognize those who have distinguished themselves or who have made exemplary contributions to the State Bar or Legal Profession.
View award descriptions
Entrepreneurs in Community Lawyering
New Program through the
State Bar Foundation
New Mexico's solo and small practice incubator program will train new attorneys to be successful solo practitioners. Now accepting applications from licensed attorneys with 0-3 years of practice. Application details
Other News
New Mexico Women's Bar Association
Pathway to the Judiciary CLE and Social Event
All are invited to the NMWBA CLE "Pathway to the Judiciary" at 1-4 p.m., May 20, at the State Bar Center, presented by a panel of local distinguished judges. A reception will immediately follow the CLE. Attendance at the CLE is not a prerequisite to attend the social. For more information, contact Sharon Shaheen.
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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