August 10, 2018
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Programming from the Center for Legal Education
Your  Choice. Your Program. Your Bar Foundation.
Trust and Estate Update: Recent
Statutory Changes That Are
Overlooked and Underutilized
4-5 p.m. August 21, 2018
State Bar Center and Live Webcast (1.0 G).  Register here.

Co-sponsor: Real Property, Trust and Estate Section

Various changes have been made in recent years to the UPC, UTC and other statutes that affect trusts and estates. This CLE will provide a quick overview of some of the more subtle, but important, changes that you may have missed. Come make sure you are up to speed. The program will be proceeded by a networking meeting sponsored by the Trust and Estate Division which will allow attendees the opportunity to discuss substantive practice issues with other division members. Light food and beverages will be provided.  If you would like to attend the networking meeting, please R.S.V.P. before August 15, to Greg MacKenzie.
To browse the Center for Legal Education's full CLE offerings, click here

State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
Committee on Women and the Legal Profession
Join the Committee on Women and the Legal Profession for the presentation of the 2017 Justice Pamela B. Minzner Outstanding Advocacy for Women Award to Aaron Wolf. The award reception will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Aug. 30, at the Albuquerque Country Club. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided and a cash bar will be available. R.S.V.P.s are appreciated, please contact Committee co-chair Quiana Salazar-King.    
Professional Clothing Closet 
Does your closet need cleaning? The Committee on Women and the Legal Profession sponsors a professional clothing closet, which provides professional attire to State Bar members, law students, paralegals, and clients free of charge. The Committee graciously accepts gently used, dry cleaned and dark colored professional attire. All clothing should be court room and interview appropriate. Visit here for information about visiting the closet.
Serve Those in Need - Homeless Legal Clinics in Albuquerque and Santa Fe
The Homeless Legal Clinic is open in Albuquerque from 9-11 a.m. (orientation at 8:30 a.m.), on the third Thursday of each month, at Albuquerque Healthcare for the Homeless, located at 1220 First Street NW and in Santa Fe from 10 a.m.-noon each Tuesday, at the St. Elizabeth Shelter, located at 804 Alarid Street in Santa Fe. Volunteer attorneys are needed to staff the clinics, serve as an "information referral resource" and join the pro bono referral list. Click here for more information and to volunteer.
Volunteers Needed for Veterans Civil Legal Clinic
The YLD seeks volunteers to staff the Veterans Civil Legal Clinic from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Sept. 11, at the N.M. Veteran's Memorial located at 1100 Louisiana Blvd SE in Albuquerque. Volunteers should arrive at 8 a.m. for orientation and complimentary breakfast. The clinics offers veterans a broad range of veteran-specific and non-veteran specific legal services, including family law, consumer rights, worker's comp, bankruptcy, driver's license restoration, landlord/tenant, labor/employment and immigration. To volunteer, visit here.
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