June 30, 2017
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2017 Annual Meeting-Bench & Bar Conference
July 27-29 | Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort, Mescalero, N.M.
Basket Fundraising Extravaganza
Donate to a good cause and compete with other attendees to win!
At this year's Annual Meeting, you can compete with other attendees to win one of several beautifully themed gift baskets, generously funded by local restaurants, shops and members of our legal community. Baskets are valued at more than $500 and proceeds benefit the New Mexico State Bar Foundation. Tickets are only $10 each! For an even better advantage, purchase 10 tickets and get two free (when purchased before the Annual Meeting). Purchase tickets online now.
The raffle will take place during the Annual Meeting at the Inn of the Mountain Gods on July 28. You must be present to win.
Programming from the Center for Legal Education
 The Law and Bioethics of Using Animals in Research
Aug. 31, State Bar Center and Live Webcast (6.2 G)
This CLE, co-sponsored by the Animal Law Section, will address the complex and often controversial regulatory framework that governs the use of animals in biomedical research and toxicity testing. The class will also explore the bioethics of using animals in research as well as reviewing litigation and policy developments in this quickly evolving field. Register by July 31 for a discounted early bird rate!
State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
Compensation Survey Results Announced
Click here to read the summary results of a 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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