June 9, 2017
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2017 Annual Meeting-Bench & Bar Conference
Marcia Clark Just Added As Annual Meeting Speaker!
 Marcia Clark is the author of the bestselling legal thrillers The Competition, Killer Ambition, Guilt by Degrees and Guilt by Association. A practicing criminal lawyer since 1979, she joined the L.A. District Attorney's office in 1981, where she served as prosecutor for the trials of Robert Bardo, convicted of killing actress Rebecca Schaeffer, and most notably, O.J. Simpson. Clark will present a moderated Q&A entitled "Lessons Learned from the 'Trial of the Century' Relevant to the Rule of Law Issues of Today" on Friday, July 28. 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 and Learn More
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. This confidential and supportive group will explore life concerns, give and receive feedback, try various tools to deal with difficulties 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.
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.
Support our Veterans and Volunteer
The Veterans Legal Clinic seeks volunteer attorneys to provide brief legal advice to veterans in areas of civil law. Clinics are 8:30-11 a.m. (breakfast and volunteer orientation at 8 a.m.), June 13 and Sept. 12 at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial in Albuquerque. To volunteer, contact Keith Mier.
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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