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State Bar Notices

Public Law Section 2021 Award Recipients

The Public Law Section would like to congratulate this year’s recipients of the Public Lawyer of the Year Award, Sally Malave and Jon Boller. Please mark your calendars for a ceremony honoring the recipients of this prestigious award on Friday, Nov. 5 at 4 p.m. at the Santa Fe Roundhouse. Details to join virtually or attend in person will be announced in the coming weeks.


Seeking Sponsors for Breaking Good High School Video Contest

The Legal Services and Programs Committee will host the sixth annual Breaking Good Video Contest for 2021. The Video Contest aims to provide an opportunity for New Mexico high school students to show their creative and artistic talents while learning about civil legal services available to their communities. The LSAP Committee would like to invite members or firms of the legal community to sponsor monetary prizes awarded to first, second, and third place student teams and the first place teacher sponsor. The Video Contest sponsors will be recognized during the presentation of the awards, to take place on 2022 Law Day, and on all promotional material for the Video Contest. For more information regarding details about the prize and scale and the Video Contest in general, or additional sponsorship information, visit sbnm.org/breakinggood.   


Employee Assistance Program: Managing Stress Tool for Members

The Solutions Group, the State Bar's free Employee Assistance Program, announces a new platform for managing stress. My Stress Tools is an online suite of stress management and resilience-building resources which includes: training videos, relaxation music, meditation, stress tests, a journaling feature and much more. My Stress Tools helps you understand the root causes of your stress and gives you the help you need to dramatically reduce your stress and build your resilience. Your Employee Assistance Program is available to help you, 24/7. Call at 866-254-3555.  

Monday Night Support Group


This group will be meeting every Monday night via Zoom. The intention of this support group is the sharing of anything you are feeling, trying to manage or struggling with. It is intended as a way to connect with colleagues, to know you are not in this alone and feel a sense of belonging. We laugh, we cry, we BE together. Email Pam at pmoore@sbnm.org or Briggs Cheney at BCheney@DSC-LAW.com and you will receive an email back with the Zoom link. 

Defenders in Recovery!

Defenders in Recovery meets every Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. Our meeting schedule is as follows:
• 1st Wednesday of the month: AA meeting—discussion
• 2nd Wednesday of the month: NA Meeting—discussion
• 3rd Wednesday of the month—Book study. We will start on the AA Big Book and work our way through different AA and NA literature, including the Big Book, the Blue Book, Living Clean, 12x12, etc.
• 4th Wednesday of the month—Recovery Speaker and Monthly Birthday Celebration. 
These meetings are open to all who seek recovery. We are a group of defenders supporting each other, sharing in each other’s recovery. We are an anonymous group and not affiliated with any agency or business. Anonymity is the foundation of all of our traditions. Who we see in this meeting, what we say in this meeting, stays in this meeting. For the meeting link, send an email to defendersinrecovey@gmail.com or call Jen at 575-288-7958.


 

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