February 16, 2018
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Programming from the Center for Legal Education
33rd Annual Bankruptcy Year in Review
Co-Sponsored by the Bankruptcy Law Section
Friday, March 9, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
The seminar focuses on developments in case law on bankruptcy issues in 2017, both nationally and locally, with special emphasis on decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court, 10th Circuit Court of appeals, 10th Circuit B.A.P. and U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the district of New Mexico. Also included are presentations by the bankruptcy judges for the district of New Mexico, the assistant U.S. trustee for the district of New Mexico, the clerk of court and an ethics/professionalism presentation.
State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
Appellate Practice Section Luncheon with New Appellate Mediator
Join the Appellate Practice Section for a Luncheon at noon, March 2, at the State Bar Center with guest Bonnie Stepleton, appellate mediator for the New Mexico Court of Appeals. Those attending are encouraged to bring their own "brown bag" lunch. R.S.V.P. to Carmela Starace at cstarace@icloud.com
YLD UNMSOL Summer Fellowship Open Now   
The Young Lawyers Division offers two $3,000 summer fellowships to UNM School of Law students who are interested in working in public interest law or the government sector. The fellowship awards are intended to provide the opportunity for law students to work for public interest entities or in the government sector in an unpaid position.View the full requirements online. Email applications to Breanna Henley by 5 p.m., March 23 for consideration. 
Animal Talk: Tethering 
During the 2007 Legislative Session, the New Mexico House of Representatives issued House Memorial 19 which requested that the Department of Public Safety study the public safety and humane implications of persistently tethering dogs. Learn more at Animal Talk at noon, March 2, at the State Bar Center, presented by the Animal Law Section.
Around the New Mexico Legal Community
Free CLE: Balancing the Scales   
Attend dinner and a screening of the documentary "Balancing the Scales" followed by a moderated discussion with New Mexico attorney Elizabeth Phillips from 5-7:30 p.m., March 1, at the UNM School of Law. The documentary delves into the challenges women lawyers have faced historically and still face today. This program has been approved by MCLE for 2.0 EP, sponsored by the UNM School of Law. Dinner is provided by the Committee on Women and the Legal Profession and the UNMSOL Women's Law Caucus. Special thank you to New Mexico PBS for supplying a copy of the film and permitting this special showing. R.S.V.P. to Laura Castille by Feb. 28.
Prisons, Pimps & Prejudices: Federal Practice CLE Seminar  
Jeff Carson, retired operations manager for the bureau of prisons, returns to NMCDLA's Prisons, Pimps and Prejudices: Federal Practice CLE to give you the inside scoop on everything you want to know about the BOP. Also on the agenda for this seminar is sex trafficking 101, the DOJ and the New War on Drugs, Implicit Bias and a Federal Case Law Update. This course will take place on Feb. 23, 2018, 6.0 G, Albuquerque, New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Please visit www.nmcdla.org to register and renew your membership dues for 2018 or info@nmcdla.org505-992-0050.
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