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Christine Morganti
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Appellate Experts to Guide Attorneys in the Finer Points

Albuquerque, N.M—Attorneys practicing appellate law in New Mexico will learn the finer points of oral and written arguments and the appellate process at the 21st Annual Appellate Practice Institute Sept. 10 at the State Bar Center.

The continuing legal education program will feature presentations by Chief Justice Charles W. Daniels of the New Mexico Supreme Court and Chief Judge Cynthia A. Fry of the New Mexico Court of Appeals. Emory University School of Law Professor Timothy Terrell will instruct attorneys on writing dynamic and effective arguments. Additional topics will be presented by Robert M. Rambo, New Mexico Court of Appeals; Sue A. Herrmann, Office of the State Engineer; Edward Ricco, Rodey Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb PA; Nancy Hollander, Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Ives & Duncan PA; Dolph Barnhouse, Luebben Johnson & Barnhouse LLP; and Margaret Katze, Office of the Federal Public Defender. In addition, Hon. Harris L. Hartz, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals; Hon. Edward L. Chavez, New Mexico Supreme Court; and Hon. Michael D. Bustamante, New Mexico Court of Appeals will constitute an elite panel offering invaluable guidance and insight on the appellate process in a Q&A session.

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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.