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State Bar Notices

State Bar of New Mexico Access to Justice Fund Grant Commission 2021-22 Grant Process Now Open

Request for Proposals Release Date: February 19, 2021
Due Date: Noon, April 12, 2021
Grant Period: July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 (12 months)
Amount to be Awarded: Approximately $700,000

The State Bar of New Mexico Access to Justice Fund Grant Commission (the “Grant Commission”) was created by the Board of Bar Commissioners on December 7, 2017 in response to the NM Supreme Court’s Order on December 4, 2017 which returned oversight of the annual grant funding process to a new commission created by the State Bar of New Mexico. The Grant Commission shall be responsible for soliciting grant applications, reviewing the applications, and awarding grants to civil legal service organizations consistent with the current State Plan for the Provision of Civil Legal Services to Low Income New Mexicans ("State Plan").

Therefore, the Grant Commission now seeks grant applications from nonprofit organizations that provide civil legal services to low income New Mexicans within the scope of the State Plan. Upon review of the applications, the Grant Commission will make the final decision regarding applicants to be awarded grants and the amount of each grant.

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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 or Briggs Cheney at and you will receive an email back with the Zoom link. 



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