July 7, 2017
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2017 Annual Meeting-Bench & Bar Conference
July 27-29 | Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort, Mescalero, N.M.
Featuring a Moderated Q&A Session with Marcia Clark
Bestselling author and prosecutor Marcia Clark will present a moderated Q&A at the Annual Meeting "Lessons Learned from the 'Trial of the Century' Relevant to the Rule of Law Issues of Today." Carla Aragon, former local news anchor, will host the interview with Clark. Copies of Clark's recent book "Without a Doubt" will be available for sale. Clark will be available for a book signing and a meet and greet following the program. Register Now 
Programming from the Center for Legal Education
An Ethical Approach Towards Mediation, Litigation, Arbitration and Other ADR Practices
Aug. 3, State Bar Center (2.0 EP)
Jocelyn M. Torres will present "An Ethical Approach towards the MPA,Mediation, Litigation and Negotiation Skills" and Peter G. Merrill will present "Mediator and Arbitrator Ethics in ADR." Don't miss this short afternoon program for all attorneys.
10th Annual Legal Service Providers Conference:
Fighting Multi-Generational Poverty in New Mexico

 Aug. 17-18, State Bar Center (10.0 G, 2.0 EP)
New Mexico ranks second highest in overall poverty and highest in the poverty rate for children. This training is designed to help legal aid staff, pro bono attorneys and other public interest advocates better understand how to spot, respond to and find co-counsel or other expert help for common issues likely to keep a family with children trapped in poverty. Register today!
State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
Young Professionals Flamenco Performance and Networking Event
Join the YLD, the Young Professionals of Albuquerque, the Hispanic National Bar Association and the Hispano Chamber of Commerce for a live Flamenco performance and networking reception at 5:30 p.m., July 19, at Tablao Flamenco at Hotel Albuquerque. The event is free and complimentary appetizers will be provided and a cash bar will be available. Register by July 14.
Bankruptcy Law Section Get-Together
Join the Bankruptcy Law Section for a get-together at 5:30 p.m., July 21, at Monk's Taproom in Albuquerque. Drinks and appetizers will be available for purchase. Contact Dan White.
Donate to the Committee on Women's Professional Clothing Closet
The Committee on Women and the Legal Profession seeks gently used, dry cleaned dark colored professional clothing donations for their professional clothing closet. Drop off donations at the West Law Firm or call 505-243-4040 to set up a time to visit the closet.
Free Workshop: Stress and Your Heart
Men Go Red NM and the Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program invite all members to attend an informative session on the subject from 5:30-7 p.m., July 12, at the State Bar Center. For more information or to R.S.V.P., contact Hailey Smith at 505-485-1332.
Resiliency Group for Lawyers
Have you lost some of your passion for work or for life? Consider joining the Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program's monthly Resiliency Group for Lawyers. In this confidential group, we will explore life concerns, share feedback, try out tools to enhance work performance and life satisfaction, and share a laugh or two. To learn more, contact Jill Yeagley, LCSW, at 505-797-6003; or Dina Afek, J.D., M.A., at 505-814-6719.
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