Using Microsoft Word, Excel and PDF Files Barron K. Henley will present "Improving Client Relations in Your Practice: Using Microsoft Word, Excel and PDF Files Efficiently" on March 23 and 24. Bring your laptop to this two-day course and gain practical knowledge while learning to utilize basic and advanced techniques in your existing legal documents. Register for
both days (Word, Excel and PDF) or only for the Friday morning
Excel session or afternoon
State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
Brown Bag Lunch with Judge Stephen G. French The YLD and Appellate Practice Section present the next in a series of informal brown bag lunches with the judiciary. Join Judge French at noon, March 3, at the State Bar Center. R.S.V.P. to Zach Ives.
Nominations Open for Public Lawyer of the Year Award The Public Law Section seeks nominations for its annual award which honors lawyers who have had distinguished careers in public service and who are not likely to be recognized for their contributions. Nominations should be made by March 17. Learn more about the award.
Random Walk Through Jurisprudence with Judge Roderick Kennedy (ret.) The Solo and Small Firm Section's luncheon speaker series on unique law-related subjects continues with retired Judge Roderick T. Kennedy, discussing "A Random Walk Through Jurisprudence, Science and the Liberal Arts" from noon-1 p.m., Feb. 21, at the State Bar Center. R.S.V.P. to Breanna Henley.
Volunteers Needed for Wills for Heroes in Albuquerque The Young Lawyers Division seeks volunteers to provide free wills, healthcare and financial powers of attorney and advanced medical directives for APD officers from 9 a.m.-noon, Feb. 25. Volunteers should arrive at 8:30 a.m. for breakfast and orientation. Contact Allison Block-Chavez to volunteer.
Around the New Mexico Legal Community
Discounted Lift Tickets Available for Ski Santa Fe (Full- and Half-Day) Join the First Judicial District Bar Association at Ski Santa Fe on Feb. 25. Families are welcome. Read more about Ski Santa Fe. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Mark Cox.
Free Lunch for UNM School of Law Graduates During Bar Exam The UNM Law Alumni Association would like to provide graduates of the UNMSOL with lunch during the Bar Exam (Feb. 21-22). To register, contact Melissa Lobato.
N.M. Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Presents Trial Skills College The NMCDLA's popular Trial Skills College (14.7 G) is back with a new case file and faculty lineup on March 30-April 1 in Albuquerque. Only 35 seats are available. Register today.
The Ramah Case: A Moderated UNM Law School Conversation At 5:30 p.m., Feb. 23, Former Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn will moderate the discussion with Michael P. Gross and Bryant Rogers, who represented the Oglala Sioux Tribe and Ramah Navajo Chapter in New Mexico (1.0 G). Register online.
Regional Indigenous Consultation with UN Special Rapporteur
The UNM School of Law will host UN Special Rapporteur, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz's visit during a Regional Indigenous Consultation focusing on energy development at 8:30 a.m., Feb. 25, in Room 2401 at the UNMSOL. More information
UNM Law Alumni Association Happy Hour in Albuquerque Join the UNM Law Alumni Association for it's next happy hour event at 5:30 p.m., Feb. 22, at Seasons Rotisserie and Grill. Register online.