September 8, 2017
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Programming from the Center for Legal Education
 2017 Tax Symposium
The Taxation and Business Law sections present this year's Tax Symposium on Sept. 22, worth 6.0 G, 1.0 EP CLE credits and recommended for 8.0 CPE credits (7.0 technical, 1.0 ethics). Morning sessions will cover federal and state lawupdates. The afternoon sessions will focus on business and tax law special topics. An ABC (attorneys, bankers and CPAs) Networking Event/Reception will begin at 4:30 p.m., hosted by the Taxation Section and the New Mexico Society of CPAs. Register today!
State Bar News, Events and Deadlines
Announcing the 1st annual Golf Classic Tournament
Grab your clubs and get your golf team together to benefit the New Mexico State Bar Foundation!
The inaugural Golf Classic will be on Oct. 16 at the Tanoan Country Club in Albuquerque. The tournament features a lunch at noon followed by a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. An awards dinner will follow the tournament. Sponsorships are still available! Learn more and register.
You're Invited! State Bar Open House
The State Bar of New Mexico and Young Lawyers Division invite you to the annual State Bar Open House to mix and mingle with members of the legal community and to welcome newly admitted lawyers to the profession. The Open House is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 14. Food and beverages will be available along with tours and door prizes. R.S.V.P. you and your guest(s) at
Paralegal Division Presents Half-Day Mixed Bag CLE
Join the Paralegal Division from 9 a.m.-noon, Sept. 23, at the State Bar Center for a CLE (3.0 G). Topics include Pre-Adjudication Animal Welfare Court, third party sexual harassment and the attorney/paralegal relationship. Not just for paralegals! Contact Christina Babcock.
Solo and Small Firm Section Reschedules Joel Jacobsen Presentation
Joel Jacobsen, Journal Business Outlook columnist and retired assistant attorney general, will present on current legal-business topics in New Mexico and (inter)nationally on Sept. 19 at the Solo and Small Firm Section's luncheon presentation from noon-1 p.m. Note the change in date of Jacobsen's presentation. Contact Breanna Henley to R.S.V.P.
Support our Veterans and Volunteer
The Veterans Legal Clinic seeks volunteer attorneys to provide brief legal advice to veterans in areas of civil law. The last clinic of 2017 is from 8:30-11 a.m. (breakfast and volunteer orientation at 8 a.m.)on Sept. 12 at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial in Albuquerque. To volunteer, contact Keith Mier.
Around the New Mexico Legal Community
Free Marketing Seminar from New Mexico Women's Bar Association
Lisa Simon, chief marketing and business development officer of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie's Phoenix office will present "Three Things You Should Do Now to Get More Business Later" from 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Sept. 15, at the State Bar Center. Pre-register at to receive lunch.
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