December 8, 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. 11, attend:
2017 Ethicspalooza
10 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Dec. 11, Live and Webcast (1.0-5.0 EP)
This series of ethics courses taught by members of the Disciplinary Board of the New Mexico Supreme Court, Office of Disciplinary Counsel will provide concise, informative, practical and useful information for the ethical practice of law. Plus, for each hour you attend you will receive 1.0 hour of CLE credit. Take one, two, three, or all four. Register now.

Where the Rubber Meets the Road: The Intersection of the Rules of Civil Procedure and the Rules of Professional Conduct
9-11a.m., Dec. 12, Live and Webcast (1.0 G, 1.0 EP)
Topics include preliminary investigations of clients, conflicts, communication and confidentiality; pleading claims and defenses; discovery; and rules updates for 2016 and 2017. Register now.

Trial Know-How! (The Rush to Judgment) 2017 Trial Practice Section Annual Institute
9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Dec. 14, Live and Webcast (4.0 G, 2.0 EP)
Attendees will learn how to fine tune their courtroom strategy, how to
employ effective cross examination techniques and how to best handle litigation issues including discovery, voir dire and pro se litigants. Register now.

Emerging Problems and Solutions in Environmental Enforcement
Co-sponsor: Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Section
9. a.m.-5 p.m., Dec. 15, Live and Webcast (5.5 G, 1.0 EP)

This course will include an overview of recent statutory and regulatory changes in the area of environmental law, and the implications of such changes for state and federal enforcement. Register now.
Your Preferred CLE Provider
The Center for Legal Education has plenty of programs to meet every member's need. In addition to live and webcasting many programs, teleseminars, live webinars, and on-demand programs are all available. Plus, we will be hosting a live program each day the State Bar Center is open in December. Browse our courses. For personalized help selecting a course, contact the Center at 505-797-6020 or
State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Program's Twitter Chat on Problem Gambling
Join @ABACoLAP on Twitter from 1-2 p.m. EST for a live Twitter chat on "Problem Gambling in the Legal Profession." Follow along by tracking tweets and participate with questions and comments by using #GamblingHelp4Lawyers. Learn more.

Amy I. Haas is the NREEL Lawyer of the Year
Amy I. Haas is being honored with the NREEL Lawyer of the Year Award for her demonstration of professionalism and integrity, superier legal service, exemplary service to the NREEL Section and her service to the public. Join the Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Section in Haas at a lunch reception during the Section's CLE program on Dec. 15 at the State Bar Center. 

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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