December 22, 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. 27, attend:
2017 How to Become Your Own Cybersleuth:
Conducting Effective Internet Investigative &
Background Research

9 a.m.-4:15 p.m., Dec. 27, Live and Webcast (4.0 G, 2.0 EP)

In this fast-paced investigative research seminar, you will learn to create more effective Internet searches to locate information crucial to your matters, which you might otherwise miss. We will reveal hidden Google search features and shortcuts to speed up your research.  Register now.

Oil and Gas: From the Basics To In-Depth Topics
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Dec. 28, Live and Webcast (6.0 G, 1.0 EP)
This program will cover basic oil and gas principles. It will also delve deeper into specific areas such as water usage, fracking, prominent title issues affecting New Mexico minerals, Oil Conservation Division's duties, Surface Owners Protection Act and explore ethical issues that arise in oil and gas practice. 
Register now. 

The Ethics of Lawyer Advertisements Using Social Media 

10:30-11:30 a.m., Dec. 29, Live and Webcast (1.0 EP) 
Presented by William Slease, Disciplinary Board of the
New Mexico Supreme Court. 
Register now.

State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
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.

YLD Seeks Volunteers for Homeless Legal Clinic in Albuquerque 
Volunteer attorneys are needed to staff the Homeless Legal Clinic on Jan. 18, from 9-11 a.m. (orientation at 8:30 a.m.), at Albuquerque Healthcare for the Homeless. To find out how you can serve, contact YLD Region 2 Director Kaitlyn Luck 

YLD Seeks Volunteers for UNM Mock Interview Program 
Volunteer to serve as an interviewer for the YLD UNM School of Law Mock Interview Program at 10:30 a.m. (brief training at 10 a.m.), Jan. 27, at the UNM School of Law. The mock interviews and coordinated critiques of résumés assist UNM law students with preparation for job interviews. Judges and attorneys from all practice areas, both public and private sectors, are needed. Breakfast will be provided. Sign up by Jan. 13!

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. 
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