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The New Mexico State Bar Foundation’s Legal Resources for the Elderly Program is Hostinga Free In-Person Legal Workshop for New Mexico Residents in Tucumcari on May 21 Tucumcari, N.M., April 4, 2024 — The New Mexico State Bar Foundation’s Legal Resources for the Elderly Program (LREP) will be hosting a free in-person legal workshop for New Mexico residents on May 21 in Tucumcari, New Mexico at the Tucumcari Senior Center. Located at 523 South Third St., Tucumcari, N.M...
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The New Mexico State Bar Foundation’s Legal Resources for the Elderly Program is Hosting a Free In-Person Legal Workshop and Clinic for New Mexico Residents in Alamogordo on May 9 Alamogordo, N.M., April 4, 2024 — The New Mexico State Bar Foundation’s Legal Resources for the Elderly Program (LREP) will be hosting a free in-person legal workshop and Power of Attorney Clinic for New Mexico residents on May 9 in Alamogordo, New Mexico at the Alamo Senior Center. Located ...
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The New Mexico State Bar Foundation’s Legal Resources for the Elderly Program will be hosting a free virtual workshop for New Mexico residents on April 9 at 11 a.m. (MT) that will be available via video and teleconference (Zoom).The virtual workshop will cover Powers of Attorney, Advance Health Care Directives, probate, non-probate transfers (Including Transfer on Death Deeds) and Institutional Medicaid. This free virtual workshop is open to New Mexico residents of all ages who would like ...
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The State Bar of New Mexico is Hosting the Ask-a-Lawyer Call-In Program on May 4 The Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of New Mexico will be hosting its annual Ask-a-Lawyer Call-In Program on Saturday, May 4 telephonically from 9 a.m. to noon. On the day of the program, New Mexican residents can get their legal questions answered for free or receive a referral by calling 1-800-876-6227 and speaking with an attorney or State Bar representative. Topics may include employment law, d...
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The New Mexico State Bar Foundation’s Modest Means Helpline is proud to announce that it has officially expanded the hours callers can access the helpline to Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (MT. This will give New Mexican residents of modest means more access to the free services of the Modest Means Helpline. The Modest Means Helpline, launched in October 2022, provides brief legal advice in many civil areas of law to New Mexico residents with incomes below 500% of the fed...
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The New Mexico State Bar Foundation’s Legal Resources for the Elderly Program will be hosting a free virtual workshop for New Mexico residents on March 12 at 11 a.m. (MT) that will be available via video and teleconference (Zoom).  The virtual workshop will cover Powers of Attorney, Advance Health Care Directives, probate, non-probate transfers (Including Transfer on Death Deeds) and Institutional Medicaid. This free virtual workshop is open to New Mexico residents of all ages who wou...
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On Dec. 6, 2023, the Supreme Court of New Mexico officiated the swearing-in of Erinna M. “Erin” Atkins as President of the State Bar of New Mexico for 2024. In addition to President-Elect Atkins’ swearing-in, Aja N. Brooks was sworn in as the President-Elect and Allison H. Block-Chavez as the Secretary-Treasurer.  The swearing-in took place at La Fonda in Santa Fe, N.M., where many from New Mexico’s legal community gathered alongside the Justices of the New Mexi...
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The State Bar of New Mexico honors the passing of former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, the inspiring first woman to sit on the Supreme Court, who passed away on Dec. 1 at the age of 93.   State Bar of New Mexico President Benjamin I. Sherman stated, “The State Bar of New Mexico honors the life and legendary career of former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. I’m sure many of our members will fondly remember when Justice O’Connor j...
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Public defenders in the Albuquerque office are hosting three warrant workshops for New Mexicans with warrants from Bernalillo County. These workshops are an alternative to police roundups and court safe surrender programs. They offer a one-stop shop to resolve or get cases back on track.“This is a safe space for our clients. There’s no fear of arrest. They can bring their phones, which they can’t do if they go to court. And we’ll have snacks and some winter essentials for...
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The State Bar of New Mexico’s official publication, the Bar Bulletin, published bimonthly, is calling for artwork on 2022 and 2023 covers. Each issue, the Bar Bulletin features artwork from an artist. At this time, we are soliciting for artists and galleries to submit artwork to be displayed on covers of the Bar Bulletin. Each artist is credited on the cover and their short biography will be printed inside the issue. Featured artists will receive a copy of the issue which ex...
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