June 23, 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." Learn more about Clark and the other speakers at this year's conference online.

Reserve Your Room by Monday, June 26
Don't miss your chance to stay in one of the luxurious rooms at the Inn of the Mountain Gods. The deadline to reserve a room in the State Bar's discounted block is this coming Monday, June 26. Rooms start at $139.99 per night (based on availability). Call 800-545-9011 and mention your State Bar affiliation.
Programming from the Center for Legal Education
Announcing a Course New Format: Live Webinars
View CLE programs from the comfort of your home or office! Webinars are available online only through a laptop, iPad or mobile device with internet capabilities. Attendees will receive live CLE credit after attending. The "CLE Performer" Stuart Teicher kicks off the series on Sept. 13 with an ethics course, "What Notorious Characters Teach About Confidentiality." Browse the full schedule.
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.
Compensation Survey Results Announced
Click here to read the summary results of recent membership compensation survey conducted by Research & Polling. The results provide information regarding income, billing rates and methods for various types of practice, what services are generally charged to clients, perceived barriers to practicing law in New Mexico and career satisfaction. For more information, email Richard Spinello.
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.
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 Farmington Event
YLD seeks volunteer attorneys to draft free wills, health care directives and financial powers of attorney for first responders in Farmington. Volunteers are needed 8 a.m.-noon, July 8. Contact Evan Cochnar.
YLD Lunch with Judges Event
Judges Briana Zamora, Judge Jane Levy and Judge Alan Malott and Justice Charles Daniels for lunch from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., July 11, at the Modrall Sperling Law Firm in Albuquerque. The program allows YLD members to meet with local judges in an informal setting. R.S.V.P. to Allison Block-Chavez.
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