May 26, 2017
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2017 Annual Meeting-Bench & Bar Conference
Join us in Mescalero and Ruidoso for the Annual Meeting
Early bird rates apply through June 15!
The Annual Meeting will provide a minimum of 12.0 CLE credits. Special speakers include Mark Curriden, writer for the Dallas Morning News and the ABA Journal; and Professor Sheldon H. Nahmod of the Chicago-Kent College of Law. Optional special events include a golf outing and a show at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts. Join the fun and register today.
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., 505-814-6719.
Brown Bag Lunch with Judge Julie J. Vargas
Join the Appellate Practice Section and YLD for an informal brown bag lunch with Court of Appeals Judge Julie Vargas. The lunch is at noon, June 2, at the State Bar Center. Space is limited. R.S.V.P. to Zach Ives.
Tax Practitioner Liaison Lunch with Lelah Lucero and Samuel Peat
Join the Taxation Section from noon-1 p.m., June 12, at the State Bar Center for a presentation on resources and relevant updates for tax practitioners. The cost is $15 for Section members, $20 for non-members and $12.50 for law students. Register online.
Around the New Mexico Legal Community
Free CLE for Volunteers: Ethical Issues in Pro Bono
The Volunteer Attorney Program and Justice for Families Project presents a CLE, "Ethical Issues in Pro Bono" (2.0 EP) from 4-6 p.m., June 9, at New Mexico Legal Aid. The CLE is free for VAP volunteers or attorneys willing to sign up. To attend or for more information, email Carmen Cortez.
Investiture Ceremony for Hon. Renée Torres
The judges and employees of the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court invite members of the legal community and the public to attend the investiture of the Hon. Torres at 5:15 p.m., June 1, in the Metro Court Rotunda. A reception will follow on the first floor of the Metro Court.
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