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July 2, 2012

Christine Morganti, (505) 797-6028

State Bar’s Annual Meeting to Feature
Prominent Speakers

Albuquerque, N.M.—The State Bar of New Mexico will host their 2012 Annual Meeting, July 12–14, at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico. State Bar President Hans Voss chose Your Practice, Our Profession: Touching the Lives of Children and Families Every Day as the theme of a meeting that will serve over 400 attorneys from across the state. The event will provide opportunities for continuing education credits and for networking with members of the profession practicing in New Mexico.

Nationally prominent speakers will be featured.

Thomas Lyons

Thomas W. Lyons practices products liability and toxic tort defense, business and commercial litigation, personal injury–defense, employment litigation, and constitutional law with Strauss, Factor, Laing & Lyons in Providence, Rhode Island. He publishes extensively in the Rhode Island Bar Journal and frequently presents at classes, seminars, conferences, and institutes across the country. Lyons is active in the bar community.

Frederic Ury

• Frederic S. Ury, a founding member of Ury & Moskow LLC, has been practicing law for 34 years. He is a prominent trial lawyer in banking and commercial law, personal injury, medical malpractice, real estate, and criminal law. A frequent lecturer throughout the country, Ury speaks on such diverse topics as civil procedure, trial techniques and ethics, as well as the future of the legal profession.

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The State Bar of New Mexico was organized in 1886 and is composed of more than 8500 members. Its purposes are to aid the courts in administering justice and preserving the rule of law, and to foster a high standard of integrity and competence within the legal profession.