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BTG Mentorship CLE Schedule

The Bridge the Gap curriculum is currently being revised, with many new courses occurring in the next few months – thank you for your continued patience as we improve this content. There is no longer a single half-day course, but rather, BTG members will need to take 7 courses from the list below. All courses are 1 hour in length, unless noted.

Formats: Courses are generally available in webinar or self-study (video viewable 24/7). Podcasts are optional – you make take them or you can take additional courses from the other categories, as long as you take 7 total.

Note: If you are flexible with your time, all courses will be available in self-study format by early November. You may wish to wait until that time to register.

HOW TO REGISTER: Select the courses you wish to take and email a list to and we will register you – our website it not set-up to take self-registration from BTG members.

FINANCE – Select at Least One

Basic Financial Literacy for Lawyers (2 hours)

  • Self-Study (available after Oct. 1)

Basics of Trust Accounting: How to Comply with Disciplinary Board Rule 17-204

  • Self-Study (available 24/7)
  • October 5, 9 – 10 a.m. (webinar)
  • December 5, Noon – 1 p.m. (webinar)


LIABILITY – Select at Least One

  • 30 Things Every Solo Attorney Needs to Know to Avoid Malpractice (1.5 hours) (self-study)
  • Understanding the Attorney Disciplinary System in New Mexico (self-study)



Communication Breakdown: It's Always the Same (But It's Avoidable)

  • October 6, 9 – 10 a.m. (webinar)

Essential Law Firm Technology: The Best of What's Out There

  • October 19, 2 – 3 p.m. (webinar)

Law Practice Management for New Lawyers

  • October 27, 2 – 3 p.m. (webinar)


PODCASTS - Select Up to Two or Select Additional Courses From List Above

  • 1. 1 Personal Inventory: COVID – A Forced Life Transition for Some (June 2020)
  • 1.2 Tools of the Trade with Young Lawyers Division: What I Wish I Knew with Ernestina Cruz (July 2020)
  • 1.3 Tools of the Trade with Young Lawyers Division: What I Wish I Knew with Tomas Garcia (July 2020)
  • 1.6 Tools of the Trade with the Young Lawyers Division: What I Wish I Knew with Aja Brooks (August 2020)
  • 1.9 Grieving, Coping, and Healing Regarding Suicides in Our Legal Community (September 2020)
  • 2.2 Personal Inventory: Get Out and Move! (January 2021)
  • 2.6 Let’s Talk About Avoiding Professional Heartburn (June 2021)
  • 2.8 Meet and Greet Judge Montano and Judge Wernersbach with the NMCDLA (July 2021)
  • 2.13 Meet and Greet with Judge Begaye and Judge Roberson (December 2021)



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