January 20, 2017
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Programming from the Center for Legal Education
Just Added! Avoiding Discrimination When Completing the Form I-9 or E -Verify Processes
On Jan. 25, Liza Zamd, senior trial attorney from the Department of Justice, will discuss prohibitions on citizenship status and national origin discrimination in the employment context. Attend this  course at the State Bar Center or by Live Webcast (1.5 G). Register now!
State Bar News, Events and Deadlines

New Mexico high school students are invited to participate in two contests: the Breaking Good Video Contest (Topic: Who needs legal services and why are they important?), due March 31; and the State Bar Student Essay Contest (2017 topic: Due Process Dilemma - To Camp or Not To Camp), due Feb. 27. View the flyer and give to a high school student you know.
ADR Committee to Discuss ADR Processes Available in New Mexico
Join representatives from UNM Obmuds, State of New Mexico ADR Bureau, Outcomes, City of Albuquerque and other court-connected programs to discuss the use and applications of dialogue in ADR and options available for the community from noon-1 p.m., Jan. 26, at the State Bar Center. All are welcome and lunch will be provided. RSVP to Breanna Henley
Call for Nominations: Outstanding Advocacy for Women Award
The Committee on Women and the Legal Profession invites nominations for New Mexico attorneys who have distinguished themselves by advocating for causes that will ultimately benefit and/or further the rights of women. Make nominations by Jan. 31. Learn more about the award. 
Proposed Veterans Law Practice Section
The proposed section would be committed to addressing the professional interests of Veterans Law counsel, sharing best practices, and offering networking opportunities. Indicate your interest. 
Volunteer for UNM School of Law Mock Interview Program
Mock interviews and coordinated critiques of resumes help law students prepare for life after school. Volunteer for the YLD's annual UNM Schoool of  Law Mock Interview Program at 10:30 a.m., Jan. 28, at the law school. Training will be provided. All practice areas are needed. Contact Sean FitzPatrick.
Around the New Mexico Legal Community
Mayor Gonzales Speaks at First Judicial District Bar Association Luncheon
Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales will discuss the city's status as a sanctuary city at the First Judicial District Bar Association noon luncheon on Jan. 30 at the Santa Fe Hilton. R.S.V.P. to David Pumarejo
Vacancy on the Third Judicial District Court
A vacancy on the Third Judicial District Court will exist due to the resignation of Judge Darren M. Kugler. Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m., Feb. 16. View application requirements. 
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