December 27, 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 mo@saucedochavez.com.

Upcoming Events

State Bar of New Mexico Events
  • Dec. 31: Minimum Continuing Legal Education Compliance Deadline
  • Dec. 31: State Bar of New Mexico is Closed
  • Jan. 1: State Bar of New Mexico is Closed
  • Jan. 8: Albuquerque Lawyers Club Monthly Lunch Meeting
  • Jan. 11: YLD Meeting at State Bar
  • Jan. 17: Application Deadline Equal Justice Conference Attendance Financial Assistance
  • Jan. 18: YLD Mentorship Program Mock Interviews
  • Jan. 22: Consumer Debt/Bankruptcy Workshop
  • Jan. 22: Solo and Small Firm January Lunch Series: Hon. Edward L. Chavez
  • Jan. 22: YLD Lunch with Judges: Justice Barbara Vigil
  • Feb.5: Divorce Options Workshop
  • Feb. 6: Christian Legal Aid Fellowship Luncheon

Legal Community Events
  • Jan. 8: Albuquerque Lawyers Club Monthly Lunch Meeting
  • Jan. 8: Legal Professionals Support Group Focused on Depression
  • Jan. 14: Veterans Legal Clinic (Volunteers needed)
  • Jan. 15: NMJLAP Santa Fe Attorney Support Group Meeting
Important Announcements and Deadlines

State Bar Announcements and Deadlines
  • Announcing the 2020 Judicial Clerkship Program
  • Board of Bar Commissioners 2019 Election Results
  • Call for YLD Program Committee Members
  • Call for YLD Liaisons for Section Boards
  • Equal Justice Conference Attendance Financial Assistance Available
  • New Legal Professionals Support Group focused on Depression/Anxiety
  • Volunteer Attorneys/Paralegals Needed for Veterans Legal Clinic
  • State Bar Hiring for One Open Position: IT Project Manager

Court Announcements and Deadlines 
  • Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court Closure Notice
  • New Mexico First Judicial District Court Announcement of Candidates
  • New Mexico Court of Appeals Announcement of Vacancy
  • Second Judicial District Court Destruction of Exhibits
  • Second Judicial District Court Destruction of Grand Jury Tapes
  • Third Judicial District Court Notice of Right to Excuse Judge
  • Eighth Judicial District Court Notice of Mass Case Reassignment
  • Thirteenth Judicial District Court Nominating Commission
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-019, S-1-SC-36696, STATE . SLOAN
  • 2019-NMSC-020, S-1-SC-36537, STATE V. LENTE
  • 2019-NMSC-021, S-1-SC-37201, GANDYDANCER, LLC V. ROCK HOUSE CGM, LLC
  • 2019-NMSC-022, S-1-SC-37077, LEWIS V. ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • 2019-NMCA-071, A-1-CA-36369, STATE . SLOAN
  • 2019-NMCA-072, A-1-CA-36212, GIANT CAB, INC. V. CT TOWING, INC.
  • 2019-NMCA-073, A-1-CA-36450, STATE V. FORD
  • 2019-NMCA-074, A-1-CA-36158, HAYGOOD V. USAA
  • 2019-NMCA-075, A-1-CA-36463, MARQUEZ V. BD. OF TRUSTEES FOR THE ANTON CHICO LAND GRANT

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.
Featured Member Benefit
The Solutions Group

Take advantage of a free employee assistance program, a service offered by the New Mexico Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program in cooperation with The Solutions Group. Get help and support for yourself, your family and your employees. Services include up to four FREE counseling sessions/issue/year for any behavioral health, addiction, relationship conflict, anxiety and/or depression issue. Counseling sessions are with a professionally licensed therapist. Other free services include management consultation, stress management education, critical incident stress debriefing, substance use disorder assessments, video counseling and 24/7 call center. Providers are located throughout the state. 

  • To access this service, call 855-231-7737 or 505-254-3555 and identify with NMJLAP. All calls are confidential.
Upcoming Programs from the Center for Legal Education:
Basics of Trust Accounting: How to Comply with Disciplinary Board Rule 17-204 (1.0 EP)

2020 Legislative Preview with Richard (Dick) Minzner (2.0 G)

Discover Hidden and Undocumented Google Search (1.0 G)
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