August 3, 2018
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2018 Texas Tech Hospitality Lounge!

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
2018 Annual Meeting
Walk-ins Welcome!

Pre-registration is no longer being accepted. You can still register on-site beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Tamaya.
Election Special at Annual Meeting
The State Bar welcomes candidates on the 2018 New Mexico ballot to connect with their constituents in the legal community during a reception from 7-8:30 p.m. on Aug. 9 at the State Bar Annual Meeting at the Tamaya Resort and Spa. In addition to the opportunity to network with attendees on an individual basis, we will also provide each candidate with an open forum to promote their campaign. If you have a friend or colleague running for an office this year, please have them contact Breanna Henley to participate in the Election Special.
The Annual Award Recipients and Ceremony at the Annual Meeting 
Congratulations to the 2018 recipients!
The State Bar of New Mexico Annual Awards recognize those who have distinguished themselves or who have made exemplary contributions to the State Bar or legal profession in 2017 or 2018. The Annual Awards will be presented during the 2018 Annual Meeting on Friday, Aug. 10, at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort, Santa Ana Pueblo. 
Distinguished Bar Service Award-Ruth O. Pregenzer
Distinguished Bar Service-Nonlawyer Award-Jim Jackson
Justice Pamela B. Minzner Professionalism Award-Charles J. Vigil
Outstanding Program Award-Family Support Services Program
Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year Award-Shammara H. Henderson
Robert H. LaFollette Pro Bono Award-Susan E. Page
Seth D. Montgomery Distinguished Judicial Service Award-Justice Charles W. Daniels
Committee on Women and the Legal Profession
Join the Committee on Women and the Legal Profession in presenting 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.    
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