July 20, 2018
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Programming from the Center for Legal Education
Your  Choice. Your Program. Your Bar Foundation.
Mediating with a Party with a Mental Illness/Disability
Noon-2 p.m. July 26, 2018
State Bar Center and Live Webcast (2.0 EP).  Register here.

Co-sponsor: Alternative Methods of Dispute Resolution Committee

This course will focus on raising awareness of behavioral health issues in mediation and provide information on how to address those issues before and during mediation. The course is intended for mediators and other ADR practitioners with little or no knowledge of the behavioral health field. Instruction will emphasize capacity to mediate, appropriate  accommodations and limitations of the mediator and mediation process. Join the ADR Committee for its Committee meeting at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided by the State Bar.
To browse the Center for Legal Education's full CLE offerings, click here

State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
Election Special at Annual Meeting
The State Bar welcomes candidates on the 2018 New Mexico ballot to connect with their constituents in the legal community during a reception from 7-8:30 p.m. on Aug. 9 at the State Bar Annual Meeting at the Tamaya Resort and Spa. In addition to the opportunity to network with attendees on an individual basis, we will also provide each candidate with an open forum to promote their campaign. If you have a friend or colleague running for an office this year, please have them contact Breanna Henley to participate in the Election Special.

The New Mexico Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program:
Employee Assistance Program
The New Mexico Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program is thrilled to announce a NEW, FREE EmployeeAssistance Program (EAP) service offered to all judges, lawyers, law students, law firm personnel and immediate family members as of spring 2018. The NMJLAP has contracted with The Solutions Group to bring the New Mexico legal community personalized solutions for life's challenges. As stated by The Solutions Group, "From time to time, professionals in all types of organizations face complex personal challenges that cause intense stress. As your EAP provider, our primary focus is to help professionals find accessible solutions that will ultimately help to improve their overall quality of life."
Senior Lawyers Division: Volunteers Needed for Civil Legal Clinic
The Senior Lawyers Division will sponsor the Second Judicial District Court Civil Legal Clinic from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. on Aug. 1. Volunteers are needed to give brief, free legal advice during the clinic to community members in need. Attorneys are expected to issue spot and use other attorneys as resources.Email Bill Burgett by July 27, to volunteer. The Clinic will take place in the 3rd floor conference room at the Court, located at 400 Lomas N.W. in Albuquerque.
Around the New Mexico Legal Community
Call for University of New Mexico Connected Artists
The University of New Mexico School of Law Not for Profit Art Gallery invites all artists connected to UNM to submit their New Mexico images for consideration for our 2019 exhibition. The UNM School of Law Not for Profit Art Gallery provides a space for artists affiliated with UNM as faculty, staff, students, alumni and immediate relatives of this group to display and sell their work. For the 2019 exhibition, the art committee is looking for approximately 30 images on canvas, print work or photographs. The selected artists will become 2019 Artists in Residence and must provide art throughout the year.  Contact Professor Sherri Burr, chair of the Art Committee, 505-277-5650, burr@law.unm.edu, or  Cheryl Burbank, 505-277-0609, burbank@law.unm.edu.
Editor's Note:
In the July 18, 2018 issue, the Bar Bulletin published an announcement for an upcoming sexual assault CLE seminar by the New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. The State Bar of New Mexico received several complaints about the appropriateness of the title the NMCDLA chose to use for the CLE, which was published in the Bar Bulletin. The State Bar agrees with the concerns of our readers, understanding the sensitivity and seriousness of the issue. We regret that we did not consider the title more carefully during proofreading. We have modified the online version of the issue and have advised the NMCDLA of the concerns. We invite readers to contact notices@nmbar.org if they have additional questions or concerns.
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