December 13, 2019
Arturo L. Jaramillo
Summer Law Clerk Program
  • Does your firm, business or agency want to be part of an ABA Awarded Program? It's the only one of its kind in the country!

If you answered yes to that question, then participating in the Arturo Jaramillo Clerkship Program can help accomplish these goals! Arturo L. Jaramillo, the first Hispanic president of the State Bar of New Mexico, developed the Summer Law Clerk Program in 1993 to offer first year law students of diverse backgrounds the opportunity to clerk in legal settings that provide a foundation for the students' law careers and to promote equal employment opportunities for persons who have historically been under-represented in the legal profession.

The program creates employment opportunities in medium and large law firms, state and local public agencies, and corporate law departments in New Mexico by providing a summer law clerk experience for motivated and deserving law students who meet the programs eligibility criteria.

To learn more, please contact the organizers of the event: lhoward@aclu-nm.org , dchanez@rodey.com and mo@saucedochavez.com

Upcoming Events

State Bar of New Mexico Events
  • Dec. 16: Solo and Small Firm Section 2019 Annual Meeting
  • Dec. 31: Minimum Continuing Legal Education Compliance Deadline
  • Jan. 8: Albuquerque Lawyers Club Monthly Lunch Meeting
  • Jan. 22: Consumer Debt/Bankruptcy Workshop
  • Feb.5: Divorce Options Workshop
  • Feb. 6: Christian Legal Aid Fellowship Luncheon

Court Events:
  • Dec. 13: New Mexico Commission on Access to Justice
  • Dec. 20: Second Judicial District Court Holiday Giving Tree Distribution

Legal Community Events
  • Dec. 13: 7th Annual Wage Theft in New Mexico: Common Injustice Practice Opportunity
  • Dec. 13: Paralegal Division - Cornucopia of Law CLE
  • Dec. 20: New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association CLE
  • Jan. 8: Legal Professionals Support Group Focused on Depression
  • Jan. 15: NMJLAP Santa Fe Attorney Support Group Meeting
Important Announcements and Deadlines

State Bar Announcements and Deadlines
  • Board of Bar Commissioners Appointment to New Mexico Legal Aid Board
  • Board of Editors Seeking Applications
  • Board of Bar Commissioners Fifth Bar Commissioner District Vacancy

Court Announcements and Deadlines 
  • Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court Closure Notice
  • First Judicial District Court Applicant Announcement
  • New Mexico Court of Appeals Announcement of Vacancy
  • Second Judicial District Court Destruction of Exhibits
  • Third Judicial District Court Notice of Right to Excuse Judge
  • Tenth Judicial District Court Destruction of Exhibits
  • Thirteenth Judicial District Court Announcement of Vacancy
  • Thirteenth Judicial District Court Nominating Commission
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico Court Closure
In Case You Missed It

State Bar Classifieds and Career Center
Looking for a job? Have services to promote? Check out the State Bar's online classifieds and career center.

Recently Released Opinions by the New Mexico Supreme Court and Court of Appeals
  • 2019-NMSC-017, S-1-SC-35922, STATE V. AGUILAR
  • 2019-NMSC-018, S-1-SC-36669, STATE V. YANCEY

More Content from New Mexico's Courts
• Clerk's Certificates
• Recent Rule Making Activity
• Court of Appeals Opinions List
2020 Licensing Certifications and Fees:
Due by Feb. 1, 2020
2020 State Bar licensing requirements are now due. To avoid late fees, submit by Feb. 1, 2020. In order to complete annual licensing requirements and pay by credit card, visit www.nmbar.org/licenserenewal . To request a PDF copy of the license renewal form, email license@nmbar.org. For questions, email license@nmbar.org . For technical support, email clopez@nmbar.org .

If you have already paid to renew your license, please disregard this notice.
Minimum Continuing Legal Education
Compliance Deadline Approaching
Dec. 31 is the last day to complete 2019 Minimum Continuing Legal Education requirements. For a list of upcoming MCLE approved courses, visit www.nmbar.org/MCLE. Contact MCLE with questions at 505-797-6054 or mcle@nmbar.org.
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Upcoming Programs from the Center for Legal Education
Access to Justice: Best Path Forward: Point - Counterpoint (1.0 EP)

Ethics and Malpractice Potpourri (2.0 EP)

2019 Trial Practice Institute: Trial Know How (5.2 G, 1.2 EP)
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