June 16, 2017
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2017 Annual Meeting-Bench & Bar Conference
Early Bird Registration Rates End Today!
Complete your Annual Meeting registration before the June 16 deadline and you will receive a discounted rate! Registration includes all CLE tuition, the conference app, materials, MCLE filing fees, two breakfasts and lunches, the President's Reception, the Friday Happy Hour Mixer and more! This year's conference has been approved for a possible 12.5 CLE credits (including a possible 8.0 EP credits). View the preliminary schedule and complete your registration.
State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
Is the Practice of Law Dragging You Down?
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.
Animal Talk: Protecting Pollinators:  Laws, Policies, and Action
Julie McIntyre, pollinator coordinator for the Southwest Region 2 of U.S. Fish and Wildlife, will discuss the importance of pollinators, along with federal, state and tribal protections for pollinators from noon-1 p.m., June 22, at the State Bar Center and by teleconference. R.S. V.P. to Breanna Henley.
Appointment of Young Lawyer Delegate to ABA House of Delegates
The BBC will make one appointment of a young lawyer delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates for a two-year term. View requirements of the position. Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and brief résumé by June 16 to Kris Becker.
How to Get Published in an Ethical Way: Telling Your N.M. Legal Story
Join Jonathan Miller, experienced attorney and published author, for a discussion about how to get published in today's changing environment and how to protect oneself from pitfalls from 1:30-2:30 p.m., June 24, at the State Bar Center and by teleconference. More information.
Volunteer for Wills for Heroes Roswell Event
YLD seeks volunteer attorneys to draft free wills, health care directives and financial powers of attorney for first responders in Roswell. Volunteers are needed 8 a.m.-noon, June 24. Contact Anna Rains.
Around the New Mexico Legal Community
Community Veterans Court Open House at Metro Court
Join the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Community Veteran's Court team for an informational luncheon at noon, June 22, in the third floor courtroom 300.  Learn about the collaborative effort of court supervision and treatment providers who work together to assure the best possible outcome for Veterans and the community. Refreshments will be provided.
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