In This Issue: May 20, 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 

State Bar Center:
Your Meeting Destination
Perfect for your conference, seminar, training, mediation, reception, networking social or meeting.
Conveniently located in Journal Center.
Call 505-797-6000.
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
Public Lawyer of the Year Award
Elizabeth "Betsy" A. Glenn was honored as the Public Lawyer of the Year at a ceremony on April 29 at the Capitol Rotunda in Santa Fe. She was chosen for the award based on her long history of public service in the state and stellar professional reputation... read more
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.
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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