In This Issue: March 4, 2016


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(10 G, 2.0 EP). Call 505-797-6020 or view the course schedule online.
Upcoming Deadlines
Nominations for the
Public Lawyer of the Year Award

Deadline: 5 p.m., March 10
View previous award criteria

Board of Bar Commissioners Appointments to:
Judicial Standards Commission (four year term)
American Bar Association House of Delegates (two year term)
Civil Legal Services Commission (three year term)
Deadline: April 15
Read more about the positions
Upcoming Events
MALSA 21st  Annual Fighting for Justice Banquet
6 p.m., April 16, Hotel Albuquerque
Tickets and sponsorship available
More information
2016 Annual Meeting-
Bench & Bar Conference

Aug. 18-20, Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, Santa Fe

Save the date!

Keynote speaker:
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Explore the Annual Meeting

2016 State Bar Annual Awards 
Know an outstanding attorney or judge? Nominate them for the 2016 Annual Awards. Read more 
Center for Legal Education
Live Replays
Friday, March 11
Attend Live Replays in person at the State Bar Center in Albuquerque. View pre-recorded programs in our classrooms.
View the schedule
State Bar News
Paralegal Division
Meet and Greet Event
Join the Paralegal Division for a meet and greet event at 4:30 p.m., March 17, at the State Bar Center in Albuquerque. Current and prospective members are invited to meet and mingle with other members, officers and directors of the Division and State Bar staff. A regularly scheduled board meeting will follow at 5:30 p.m.

Solo and Small Firm Section
Legislative Update with Sen. Mike Sanchez
State Sen. Mike Sanchez will present a legislative update, discuss what was accomplished in the Roundhouse this session and what may be coming in the future at noon, March 15, at the State Bar Center. The presentation is open to all members of the State Bar who R.S.V.P. to Evann Kleinschmidt. Pizza and cookies will be provided.
Other News
Albuquerque Bar Association
New Judges Reception
The Albuquerque Bar Association invites members to an event congratulating newly elected and appointed judges from 5:30-7:30 p.m., March 10, at the Pete V. Domenici U.S. Courthouse. Register online. This exclusive event is only open to Albuquerque Bar and Federal Bench and Bar members.

New Mexico Criminal Defense
Lawyers Association

White Collar Crime CLE
Learn about health care fraud, collective entities, budgeting requests, sentencing and more at "White Collar Crime & Complex Cases" March 11 at the Garrett's Desert Inn in Santa Fe. 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.
Second Monday of the month: 5:30 p.m. (to attend by teleconference, 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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