Reforming the Criminal Justice System CLE Speakers at this program on March 10 will present their unique perspectives on the criminal justice system. Presenters include exoneree-turned attorney Jarret Adams, National Association of Community and Restorative Justice Board Member Joanne Katz, Council of State Governments Justice Center Policy Advisor Carl Reynolds and two wrongfully convicted individuals. Register today!
State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
Participate in Economics of Law Practice Survey The Board of Bar Commissioners has contracted Research & Polling to conduct a survey to provide a detailed analysis of law practice types, compensation and perceived barriers to practicing law in New Mexico. The survey is anonymous and the results will be available to all members. Research & Polling will email members a link and password for the survey. All who complete it will be entered into a drawing for a $100 or $200 gift card.
Read the entire survey notice to members.
BBC Appointments to Board of DNA-People's Legal Services, Inc. The Board of Bar Commissioners will make two appointments to the Board for two-year terms. Send a letter of interest and brief résumé to Executive Director Joe Conte by April 12.
Kari Brandenburg to Speak at Solo and Small Firm Section Luncheon The recently retired DA will share experiences and prospects for criminal justice reforms at noon, March 22, at the State Bar Center. All are welcome and lunch will be provided. R.S.V.P. to Breanna Henley.
Volunteer for the Veterans Legal Clinic
The Young Lawyers Division seeks volunteer attorneys to provide brief legal advice to veterans in areas of civil law. Clinics are 8:30-11 a.m., March 14, June 13 and Sept. 12. To volunteer, contact Keith Mier.
Around the New Mexico Legal Community
Sharpening Your Skills for Federal Court CLE Retired BOP Operations Manager Jeff Carson will discuss re-entry guidelines and an update on the 10th Circuit at the New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association's March 10 CLE. Register now.
Judge Nash and Katze to Receive Justice Mary Walters Award The UNM School of Law Women's Law Caucus will present the Justice Mary Walters Award to Judge Nan Nash and Margaret Katze at the 2017 award dinner on March 22 on UNM's main campus. Purchase tickets and learn more.