News Release


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Feb. 20, 2013

Christine Morganti , (505) 797-6028


Court Judges To Head Annual Bankruptcy Seminar


Albuquerque, N.M.—The 28th Annual Bankruptcy Year in Review will be held Friday, March 8 at the State Bar Center in Albuquerque. The State Bar of New Mexico’s Bankruptcy Law Section will co-sponsor this continuing legal education program for interested members of the legal community.


The seminar focuses on national and local developments in the case law on bankruptcy issues in 2012, with special emphasis on decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, and U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico. Also included will be presentations by the Hon. Robert H. Jacobvitz and the Hon. David T. Thuma; the Assistant U.S. Trustee for the District of New Mexico Ron E. Andazola; and the Clerk of the Court Norman H. Meyer Jr. A presentation regarding ethics and professionalism will be given by Shay Meagle, Alice Nystel Page, and David Kramer.


The Bankruptcy Law Section is an active group within the State Bar that works to create opportunities to educate both the public and the legal community about bankruptcy laws, trends, and national developments.


Visit to register and to view the full schedule and list of presenters.


Note: News media are welcome to attend and cover this event. Please notify Christine Morganti, or (505) 797-6028 if you plan to attend.


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.