December 28, 2018
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Programming from the Center for Legal Education
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2019 Legislative Preview with Richard (Dick) Minzner 
9:30-11:45 a.m. Jan. 11, 2018
State Bar Center (2.0 G). Register here.
The 2019 Legislative Preview will address some of the legislation anticipated by the Democratic majorities in the Senate and House. The 2019 legislative session will be the first general session since 2009 without a partisan divide in state government. Audience participation in this program is encouraged.
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State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
2019 Licensing Certifications and Fees Due by Feb. 1, 2019
2019 State Bar licensing requirements are now due. To avoid late fees, submit by Feb. 1, 2019. In order to complete annual licensing requirements, visit
Minimum Continuing Legal Education Compliance Deadline Approaching
Dec. 31, is the last day to COMPLETE 2018 Minimum Continuing Legal Education requirements. Jan. 31, 2019, is the last day to SUBMIT 2018 credits without penalty. For a list of upcoming MCLE approved courses, visit Contact MCLE with questions at  505-821-1980 or
New Mexico State Bar Foundation Staff Opening
The New Mexico State Bar Foundation seeks a helpline staff attorney for the Legal Resources for the Elderly Program (LREP). This position is for 30 hours/week and includes an excellent benefits package. Click here for the full description and application instructions.
Solo and Small Firm Section
January Speaker Series Features Nancy Hollander

Nancy Hollander, one of the nation's top criminal defense attorneys, returns to speak on "Constitutional Rights under the New Presidential Administration." In previous presentations at Section luncheons, Hollander addressed this topic for the Bush and Obama administrations. She will offer her superb insights and moderate a vigorous discussion among all attendees. All members of the State Bar are welcome to attend and enjoy the hosted lunch at noon on Jan. 14 at the State Bar Center, by contacting Breanna Henley at  
Solo and Small Firm Section SSF Roundtable in Las Cruces

The Solo and Small Firm Section invites Las Cruces area members to connect with other local attorneys to discuss their practice and learn from peers on practice management topics from technology to succession planning. Guests do not need to be a Section member to attend. Join the section at 4:30 p.m., Jan. 11, at a location that will be announced soon. Following the Roundtable, there will be a mixer beginning at 5:30 p.m. R.S.V.P. and send questions to Deian McBryde at or 505-465-9086. Thank you to the the Benjamin Law Firm and for their sponsorship of the event in Las Cruces. 
Around the New Mexico Legal Community   
Albuquerque Lawyers Club Monthly Lunch Meeting
The Albuquerque Lawyers Club invites members of the legal community to a Meet and Greet lunch meeting, featuring the new members of the NM Court of Appeals. Judge Miles Hanisee will be introducing Judges Kristina Borgadus, Megan Duffy, Jacqueline R. Medina and Briana H. Zamora. The lunch meeting will be held at noon on Jan. 9, 2019, at Seasons Restaurant, located at 2031 Mountain Road, NW, Albuquerque. The cost is free to members and $30 for non-members. For more information email
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