Two-Day CLE: Fighting Multi-Generational Poverty in New Mexico
Aug. 17-18, State Bar Center New Mexico ranks highest in the poverty rate for children. This training is designed to help legal aid staff, pro bono attorneys and other public interest advocates better understand how to spot, respond to and find co-counsel or other expert help for common issues likely to keep a family with children trapped in poverty. This two-day course provides a full year's worth of CLE credit at one of our most affordable prices!
State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
Albuquerque Mayoral Candidate Debate The Criminal Law Section has partnered with New Mexico in Focus to bring members of the legal community and public a free Albuquerque Mayoral Candidate Debate from 6-8 p.m., Aug. 15, at the State Bar Center in Albuquerque and by live stream. Gene Grant, host of NMiF, Jeff Proctor, justice correspondent for NMiF, and Martha Burk, contributor to NMiF, will moderate the debate. Submit a question for the candidates.Learn more about the candidates.
Professor David Stout Honored with Justice Pamela B. Minzner Outstanding Advocacy for Women Award Join the Committee on Women and the Legal Profession in presenting the 2016 Justice Minzner Award to Professor Stout at a reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Aug. 24, 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 to Co-chairs Quiana Salazar-King or Laura Castille.
Support of N.M. Faith Coalition for Immigrant Justice Fundraiser The Immigration Law Section invites members of the legal community to support NMFCIJ's Major Fundraiser benefiting New Mexico's immigrant and refugee families and individuals from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 26, at the Hotel Andaluz. There will be a hosted lunch, cash bar and silent auction. Learn more.
Trust and Estate Division Meeting Open to Section Membership The Real Property, Trust and Estate Section Board of Directors overseeing the Trust and Estate Division will meet from noon-1 p.m. on Aug. 16 at the State Bar Center and by teleconference, and Section members are encouraged to attend. At the meeting, members will be updated on recent rule changes and brainstorm the Division's activities for the year. Lunch will be provided. R.S.V.P. to Breanna Henley.