December 15, 2017
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Programming from the Center for Legal Education
Get your 10 and 2 with the Center for Legal Education!
The Center for Legal Education has planned many exciting opportunities for you to receive all of your required CLE credit through the end of the year. For the remaining weeks of December, we have live program line-ups that will allow you to get all 10.0 G and 2.0 EP CLE credits, all in one week. Starting the week of Dec. 18, attend:
Mock Meeting of the EAC
Co-Sponsor: Ethics Advisory Committee
1-3 p.m., Dec. 18, Live and Webcast (2.0 EP)

Co-sponsor Ethics Advisory Committee will go over the process of what happens when you send a message to the Ethics Advisory Committee. Attend this program and learn how to deal with a few thorny issues that might come your way.  Register now.


The Cyborgs are Coming!

9-12:10 p.m., Dec. 19, Live and Webcast (3.0 EP)
Lots of speakers warn about the run-of-the-mill ethical concerns with technology, but only a select few understand the deep cuts. Join Stuart Teicher, "the CLE Performer," as he helps lawyers navigate the latest and sometimes not-so-greatest issues in technology and attorney ethics. Register now. Also check out the CLE Perfomer in action!

Exit Row Ethics 
1:10-4:10 p.m., Dec. 19, Live and Webcast (3.0 EP)
Join the CLE Performer as he draws parallels between passengers and practitioners and explains key ethics rules that will help every lawyer stay safe in their practice. Being a good passenger is a lot like being a good (ethical) lawyer. Register now.

The Lifecycle of a Trial from a Technology Perspective
9-4:15 p.m., Dec. 21, Live and Webcast (5.2 G, 1.0 EP)

Attend this new program to learn what happens before the litigation starts, what to know before engaging an E-Discovery professional, when and why is a Special Master engaged for E-Discovery, social media and E-Discovery, and trial presentation methods for convincing the jury. Register now.
2017 Administrative Law Update 
9-11 a.m., Dec. 22, Live and Webcast (2.0 G)
The practice of administrative law is not necessarily an area of law in and of itself but rather entails a general paradigm to practicing in specific areas of law which fall under the authority of an administrative agency.  Daniel Marquez will discuss these two primary areas, focusing on litigating and appealing matters handled at administrative hearings.  Register now
State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
BBC Election Results
The 2017 election of commissioners for the Board of Bar Commissioners was held on Nov. 30. The results are as follows: Aja N. Brooks and Robert Lara were elected in the First Bar Commissioner District (Bernalillo County), and Erinna M. Atkins and Jared G. Kallunki were elected in the Sixth Bar Commissioner District (Chaves, Eddy, Lea, Lincoln and Otero counties). Only one nomination petition was received for the two positions in the Third Bar Commissioner District (Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Sandoval and Santa Fe counties), so Elizabeth J. Travis is elected by acclamation. The Board will make the appointment at its Feb. 23, 2018 meeting.
BBC Appointments to New Mexico Legal Aid Board and State Bar ATJ Fund Grant Commission
The Board of Bar Commissioners will make three appointments to New Mexico Legal Aid Board and two appointments to the  newly created State Bar of New Mexico ATJ Fund Grant Commission. View the full notice here. Send a letter of interest and brief résumé to Kris Becker by Jan. 10, 2018.

Around the New Mexico Legal Community
NMWBA Seeks Nominations for Henrietta Pettijohn Award  
The New Mexico Women's Bar Association invites nominations for the annual Henrietta Pettijohn award, established to honor an attorney, female or male, who has, over the previous year(s), done an exemplary job of advancing the causes of women in the legal profession. Nominations, along with a brief explanation as to why this attorney should be honored with the award, should be sent to Peggy Graham by Dec. 29. 
Investiture Ceremony and Reception for Judge Gregory S. Shaffer 
The First Judicial District Court invites members of the legal community to attend the ceremony at 5 p.m., Dec. 15, at the Judge Steve Herrera Judicial Complex in Santa Fe. A Reception will follow at Hotel St. Francis. R.S.V.P. to Jessica Cooper.
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