Practical Succession Planning for Lawyers Does your retirement plan include a succession plan for your law practice? Well, it should! Learn how to move from "best intentions" to having a viable plan with tangible procedures at "A Little Planning Now, A Lot Less Panic Later-Practical Succession Planning for Lawyers" on Sept. 8 at the State Bar Center or by Webcast. Register today!
Fit to Practice Brought to you by the Young Lawyers Division as part of the ABA's #Fit2Practice program, this CLE will focus on the importance of self-care in order to be a competent and ethical lawyer. Attendees will leave able to identify and address whether or not their current approach to the profession allows them to be fit to practice. Register today!
State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
You're Invited! State Bar Open House The State Bar of New Mexico and Young Lawyers Division invite you to the annual State Bar Open House to mix and mingle with members of the legal community and to welcome newly admitted lawyers to the profession. The Open House is 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 14. Food and beverages will be available along with tours and door prizes. R.S.V.P. you and your guest(s) at www.nmbar.org/openhouse.
2017 Business Lawyer of the Year Award Open for Nominations The Section will present the Award to a lawyer who demonstrates professionalism and integrity, superior legal service, exemplary service to the Section, and service to the public at a reception on Nov. 15. The deadline is Oct. 2. View the selection criteria and nomination instructions. Recent recipients include David Buchholz, Leonard Sanchez, John Salazar, Dylan O'Reilly, and Susan McCormack.
Paralegal Division Presents Half-Day Mixed Bag CLE Join the Paralegal Division from 9 a.m.-noon, Sept. 23, at the State Bar Center for a CLE (3.0 G). Topics include Pre-Adjudication Animal Welfare Court, third party sexual harassment and the attorney/paralegal relationship. Not just for paralegals! Contact Christina Babcock.
Solo and Small Firm Section Welcomes Joel Jacobsen for Presentation Joel Jacobsen, Journal Business Outlook columnist and retired assistant attorney general, will present on current legal-business topics in New Mexico and (inter)nationally on Sept. 12 at the Solo and Small Firm Section's luncheon presentation from noon-1 p.m. Contact Breanna Henley to R.S.V.P.