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Programming from the Center for Legal Education
Strategies for Well-being and Ethical Practice
10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Nov. 9, Live or Webcast (2.0 EP) Legal professionals experience much higher rates of depression, anxiety and substance abuse than the general population. This session examines how the high-stress nature of the legal profession can lead to personal and professional issues and explores science-based strategies for improving well-being and professionalism. Register today!
State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
ADR Institute Pre-Show: Aikido is Atemi Join Aikido black belt and conflict resolver Stephen Kotev as he explores how to apply verbal Atemi to high-conflict situations at 6 p.m., Nov. 2, at the State Bar Center. Kotev and Laura Bassein will discuss the Association for Conflict Resolution's ADR Safety Planning-Recommended Guidance and relevant case scenarios, ethical issues and skill building interactions for practitioners across the spectrum of ADR practice on Nov. 3 at the ADR Institute. Attendance is free at the Pre-Show, but registration is required.
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.
Call for Donations: First Annual Indian Law Section Silent Auction The auction will be held in conjunction with the Section's Annual CLE and Annual Meeting on Nov. 2 at the State Bar Center. Artwork or photography, jewelry, gift certificates for a business, restaurant or spa service, and more are accepted. Donations are tax deductible and will benefit the Section's Bar Preparation Scholarship Fund. Contact Delilah Tenorio in Albuquerque or Kathryn S. Becker in Santa Fe.
Around the New Mexico Legal Community
New Mexico Court of Appeals Retirement Party for Robert Rambo The New Mexico Court of Appeals invites members of the legal community to attend a retirement celebration for Robert Rambo, Court of Appeals mediator at 4 p.m., Nov. 1, Court of Appeals Pamela Minzner Law Center, 2211 Tucker Avenue NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106.
Women-only Training in Albuquerque The Trojan Horse Method training is coming to Albuquerque for its first women-only event on Nov. 2-5 at Hotel Parq Central. Trojan Horse's mission is to train, mentor and assist trial lawyers as they commit to the process of becoming winning trial lawyers. Attendees will learn how to discover the emotional core of their case and transport juries into the truth. Learn more.