June 29, 2018
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Programming from the Center for Legal Education
Your  Choice. Your Program. Your Bar Foundation.
July Webinars
Disaster Planning and Network Security for a Law Firm
11 a.m.-Noon July 18, 2018
Webinar, Online Course Only (1.0 G). Register here.


Changing Minds Inside and Out of the Courtroom
11 a.m.-Noon July 20, 2018
Webinar, Online Course Only (1.0 G). Register here.

July Replays
The Duty To Consult With Tribal Governments (2017)
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 20, 2018
Live Replay, State Bar Center (2.3 G, 1.0 EP). Register here.

What Rude Travel Stories Teach About Attorney Ethics (2017)
1-4 p.m. July 20, 2018
Live Replay, State Bar Center (3.0 EP). Register here.

To browse the Center for Legal Education's full CLE offerings, click here


State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
Children's Law Section: Tools to Stabilize and Protect Immigrant Clients
Come learn about tools to stabilize and protect immigrant clients and their families who are at risk of deportation during a noon knowledge presentation on July 13 in the Chama Room at Juvenile Court. Jessica Martin will introduce attendees to a holistic approach to serving clients who are immigrants which involves screening for basic forms of immigration relief and educating clients on their rights in the event of contact with or apprehension by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Guests are invited to bring their own brown-bag lunch.
Luncheon with Judge Gallegos
Join the Appellate Practice Section for a brown bag lunch at noon, July 13, at the State Bar Center with guest Judge Daniel Gallegos of the New Mexico Court of Appeals. The lunch is informal and is intended to create an opportunity for appellate practitioners to learn more about the work of the Court. Those attending are encouraged to bring their own "brown bag" lunch. R.S.V.P. to Carmela Starace
Legal Services and Programs Committee:
Committee Appointments

The Legal Services and Programs Committee seeks statewide members for appointment to the Committee. The Committee meets approximately five times year (in-person and by teleconference) and coordinates the annual New Mexico high school student Breaking Good Video Contest, administers Equal Justice Conference attendance stipends and organizes and staffs a tech legal fair in coordination with the Bernalillo County Metro Court Civil Legal Clinic held on the second Friday of each month in order to provide free legal advice to residents across the state. Committee membership is open to attorneys, legal service provider staff, paralegals, and law student members. Click here to express interest.
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Board
The president of the State Bar is required to appoint one attorney to the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Board for a three-year term.  The appointee is expected to attend the Annual Trustees Meeting and the Annual Institute, make annual reports to the appropriate officers of their respective organizations, actively assist the Foundation on its programs and publications and promote the programs, publications and objectives of the Foundation. Members who want to serve on the board should send a letter of interest and brief résumé by July 2 to Kris Becker at kbecker@nmbar.org or fax to 505-828-3765.
The New Mexico Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program 
The New Mexico Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program will be having its next quarterly committee meeting on Thursday, July 12, 3-5 p.m. at the State Bar Center. If you are in any way, shape or form connected to or curious about the NMJLAP,  join us in the lobby and patio of the State Bar for a Mocktail happy hour with delicious food and drinks from 4-5 p.m. If you are struggling with life and not sure where to turn for a listening and supportive body, join us and meet people in your profession that have been there and are happy to connect with you. For questions, call Pam Moore at 505-797-6003 office or 505-228-1948 mobile.
Santa Fe Wills for Heroes
The YLD seeks volunteer attorneys and non-attorneys for a Wills for Heroes event for Santa Fe first responders from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., July 21, at the Santa Fe County District Attorney's Office located at 32 Sandoval St. #2 in Santa Fe. Volunteers should arrive at 8:30 a.m. for breakfast and orientation. Attorneys will provide free wills, healthcare and financial powers of attorney and advanced medical directives for first responders. Paralegal and law student volunteers are needed to serve at witnesses and notaries. Click here to volunteer.
Around the New Mexico Legal Community
The Albuquerque Bar Association Luncheon
The Albuquerque Bar Association will be holding its July Luncheon on July 10, from noon-1 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque 330 Tijeras NW, Albuquerque, NM, 87102. This Lunch will feature a forum of the major party candidates for the 1st Congressional District. The Lunch is $30 for members of the Albuquerque Bar Association and $40 for non-members. There is a $5 charge for walk-ups and day-of registration. To register please contact the Albuquerque Bar Association's interim executive director Deborah Chavez or 505-842-6626 or send a check to: Albuquerque Bar Association,PO Box 40, Albuquerque, NM 87103.
Conquering Adversity and the Imposter Syndrome: Free CLE Webinar
American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs Free CLE Webinar: Conquering Adversity and the Imposter Syndrome The ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs presents a free CLE webinar, "The Solo/Small Firm Challenge: Conquering Adversity and the Imposter Syndrome" at 1 p.m. ET on July 16. This program will discuss what imposter syndrome is, how it can affect competence and judgment as a lawyer and strategies for beginning to overcome it. Register Here.
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