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In Memoriam & Attorney Memorial Scholarship

Save the date for this year's virtual ceremony:

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Presentation Format TBD

If you know of someone who has passed and/or the family and friends of the deceased, please click here.

This year will honor those who have passed from Nov. 2020 through the present.

Attorney Memorial Scholarship

To honor and in memory of passed New Mexico attorneys, the Senior Lawyers Division has established an Attorney Memorial Scholarship for third-year UNM School of Law students. Recipients are selected based on their academic performance, career plan and essay submission.

Contact Member Services at to notify the SLD of a member’s passing and to provide current contact information for surviving family members and colleagues for attorneys who passed between Nov. 2020 through the present.

2021 Attorney In Memoriam

(November 2020 to Present)

Albert A. Hale

Bette J. Ehlert

Carl A Calvert

Carl Barry Crutchfield

Carolyn Fudge

Charles "Chuck" Lee Barth

Donald Arthur Peterson

Douglas "Doug" Alan Azar

William C. Erwin

Frederick M. Hart

Honorable Matthew Reynolds

Honorable Craig J. La Bree

Honorable Matthew G. Reynolds

James R. Stevenson

Joe C. Diaz

John D. Laflin

John Pope

John William Pope

Karl Raymond Gillson

Kathleen Anne Ellsworth

Lalo Garza

Larry Beall

Lawrence R. White

Leonard Joseph DeLayo Jr.

Lewis O. Campbell

Margaret Elaine Spencer Marr

Mark Anthony Basham

Martin Avery

Matt T. Byers

Paul Kendell Asay

Randall William Childress

Raquel Odila Velásquez

Ray Shollenbarger Jr.

Reber F. Boult

Reese P. Fullerton Jr.

Robert "Bob" Marcotte

Robert Avila

Robert G. Sloan

Robert J. Avila, Esq.

Robert Joseph Maguire

Robert L. Love

Ronald (John) Boyd

Shayla Spolidoro

Susan Jane Strelitz

Susan M. Porter

Theodore Anthony Martinez "Ted"

Thomas A. Tabet

Thomas G. Fitch

William (Bill) Joseph Perry

William Francis (Bill) Riordan

William Howard Parsons, Jr.

Read the winning 2019 Attorney Memorial Scholarship essays here: 2019 Essays & 2020 Essays



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