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The Bar Foundation is the charitable arm of the State Bar, representing the legal community’s commitment to serving the people of New Mexico and the profession.

The New Mexico State Bar Foundation provides the following benefits:

For our Community

  • enhances access to legal services to underserved populations
  • provides FREE legal advice and information to thousands of New Mexico residents statewide
  • sponsors FREE workshops on a variety of legal topics throughout New Mexico
  • distributes contributions to legal service programs

For our Members

  • helps members meet new clients and accumulate pro bono hours
  • provides legal education


Hon. Carl Butkus


Gerald G. Dixon


Stefanie K. Davis


Aja Brooks

Immediate Past President

Bar Foundation Board

Directors: Board of Bar Commissioners

  • Allison H. Block-Chavez
    Aldridge Hammar & Wexler PA
  • Aja N. Brooks
    Second Judicial District Court
  • Mitchell L. Mender
    Law Offices of the Public Defender
  • Lucy H. Sinkular
    Atkinson & Kelsey PA
  • Elizabeth J. Travis
    NM Department of Transportation

At Large Directors: Non-BBC Active State Bar Members

  • Hon. Carl J. Butkus (ret.)
  • Gerald G. Dixon
    Dixon Scholl Carrillo PA
  • Stefanie K. Davis
    Legal Services Corporation

At Large Director: Public Member

  • Stephanie Wagner
    Nusenda Credit Union