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October 18, 2013

D.D. Wolohan, Communications and Member Services Program Manager, (505) 797-6039

Attorneys Give Free Legal Help in Portales


Albuquerque, N.M. – A free “Ask a Lawyer” legal fair will be held in Portales from
2–4 p.m., Nov. 1, at the YAM Theatre, 219 South Main St., Portales. Attorneys will be available to provide free consultations on a first-come, first-served basis on a variety of civil legal topics, including probate, divorce, custody, landlord/tenant, bankruptcy, personal injury and creditor/debtor. Interpreters will be available.


This clinic is presented by the Ninth Judicial District Pro Bono Committee, co-chaired by Judge Donna Mowrer and Judge Fred Van Soelen.


For more information, contact Benjamin Cross at


The State Bar of New Mexico was organized in 1886 and is composed of more than 9,000 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.