In This Issue: July 29, 2016



Fee Arbitration Program

This program helps to resolve fee disputes between attorneys and their clients or between attorneys.

Upcoming Application Deadlines
Board of Bar Commissioners
Vacancy in the Sixth Bar Commissioner District
  • All members with a principal place of practice in Chaves, Eddy, Lea, Lincoln or Otero counties can apply
  • Plan to attend Sept. 30 and Dec. 14 BBC meetings
  • Application deadline: Aug. 8
  • View application details
2016 Annual Meeting-Bench & Bar Conference
Aug. 18-20, Buffalo Thunder Resort, Santa Fe

Keynote Address 
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court
11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 19

Browse the schedule and register.

From the Center for Legal Education
Animal Law: Wildlife and Endangered Species on Public and Private Lands-The Tipping Point
6.0 G
Friday, Sept. 9
State Bar Center and Webcast
Register by Aug. 9 for early-bird pricing
Mastering Microsoft Word in the Law Office
presented by Barron K. Henley, Esq. 
Monday, Oct. 3 (6.2 G) 
State Bar Center and Webcast
Agenda and Registration
Advanced training on how to conquer Word formatting and styles to save time and create better legal documents featuring one of the nation's best legal technology teachers.  
State Bar News
Young Lawyers Division
Celebrate Constitution Day
In the spirit of Constitution Day, Sept. 17, YLD seeks volunteer attorneys to provide a participating fifth-grade class with an educational lesson on the U.S. Constitution during the week of Sept. 12-16. Educator feedback reflects that this is a worthwhile program and an exciting and inspiring experience for students. More information
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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