Nomination Deadline: May 12 The Annual Awards will be presented July 28 during the 2017 Annual Meeting to recognize those who have made exemplary contributions to the State Bar or Legal Profession in 2016 or 2017. Learn more.
April 28 | State Bar Center and Live Webcast This program will discuss national security and immigration, transgender issues, the future of DACA, mass incarceration in the U.S. and ethical and constitutional issues related to access to interpreters for Native Americans and the real world impact of these issues to the legal profession.
State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
Carolyn A. Wolf Named Public Lawyer of the Year Since 1996, the Public Law Section has presented the annual Public Lawyer of the Year Award to lawyers who have had distinguished careers in public service and who are not likely to be recognized for their contributions. Carolyn A. Wolf will be honored at 4 p.m., April 28, at the Capitol Rotunda in Santa Fe.
Alternative Methods of Dispute Resolution Committee Meeting Join the ADR Committee from noon-1:30 p.m., April 27, at the State Bar Center for a Committee meeting and presentation by Jessie Eaton Lawrence on the topic of reflecting and reframing advanced skills practice. All are welcome and lunch will be provided. R.S.V.P. to Breanna Henley.
Volunteer in Albuquerque/Roswell for Ask-a-Lawyer Call-in Program The Young Lawyers Division needs volunteers to provide brief legal advice to the public via phone from 8 a.m.-noon on April 29 for the annual Ask-a-Lawyer Law Day Call-in Program. More information
Around the New Mexico Legal Community
Albuquerque Bar Association Law Day Luncheon The annual Law Day luncheon will be held from 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on May 2 at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque. U.S. District Court Chief Judge Christina Armijo will present "14th Amendment: Transforming American Democracy." Register online.
Black Tie Optional Documentary Premier at U.S. District Court State Bar members (plus guest) are invited to a black tie optional premier of the documentary "Taming New Mexico" at 5:30 p.m., May 10, at the Pete V. Domenici U.S. Courthouse in Albuquerque. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served and members will be able to receive CLE credit. R.S.V.P. to Corazon Events.