9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Nov. 15, Live or Webcast (4.5 G, 1.5 EP) Topics of the 2017 Business Law Institute include protection from cybersecurity threats; commercial lease negotiations; developments in New Mexico employment law; UCC financing statements and security agreements; and helping non-party/non-target business clients respond to civil subpoenas and criminal investigations. Co-sponsored by the Business Law Section. Register today!
2017 Probate Institute
8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m., Nov. 16, Live or Webcast (6.3 G, 1.0 EP) Topics include the 2017 Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship and other Protective Arrangements Act and its potential impacts; surety bonds in fiduciary matters; New Mexico's Uniform Power of Appointment Act; ethical issues; and legislative updates. Co-sponsored by the Real Property, Trust and Estate Section. Register today!
State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
Board of Bar Commissioners ATJ Appointments The BBC will make two appointments to the NM Access to Justice Commission for three-year terms. The Commission is dedicated to expanding and improving civil legal assistance by increasing pro bono and other support to indigent people in New Mexico. Active status attorneys in New Mexico wishing to serve on the Commission should send a letter of interest and brief resume by Nov. 17 to Kris Becker or fax to 505-828-3765.
Jay D. Rosenblum is the 2017 Business Lawyer of the Year Join the Business Law Section in honoring Jay D. Rosenblum at a reception following the Business Law Institute at 4:30 p.m., Nov. 15, at the State Bar Center. Light appetizers and drinks are provided during the reception. R.S.V.P.s are appreciated but not required. Contact Breanna Henley to indicate your attendance.
Clean Out Your Closet and Support the Professional Clothing Closet The Committee on Women and the Legal Profession seeks gently used, dark colored, dry cleaned professional clothing donations for its professional clothing closet. Drop off donations at the West Law Firm or call 505-243-4040 to set up a time to visit the closet.
Around the New Mexico Legal Community
Investiture Ceremony for Court of Appeals Judge Emil J. Kiehne The New Mexico Court of Appeals invites members of the legal profession to attend the investiture of Judge Emil J. Kiehne at 4 p.m., Nov. 8, at the New Mexico Court of Appeals in Albuquerque. A reception will follow the ceremony from 5:30-7 p.m. at Modrall Sperling downtown. R.S.V.P. for the reception to Alex Schexnayder by 4 p.m. Nov. 3.
Sports and Entertainment Law CLE The New Mexico Black Lawyers Association invites members of the legal community to attend its "Sports and Entertainment Law" CLE (5.0 G, 1 EP), 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Nov. 17, State Bar Center. Registration is $199. Learn more and register.
Women's Law Caucus Opens Nominations for Justice Walters Award The UNM School of Law Women's Law Caucus chooses an outstanding woman in the New Mexico legal community to honor annually in the name of former Justice Mary Walters, who was the first woman appointed to the New Mexico Supreme Court. For information on how to make a nomination, contact Erin Phillips. The nomination deadline is Dec. 1.