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September 20, 2013

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


Attorneys Give Free Legal Help in Otero County


Albuquerque, N.M. – A free legal fair will be held in Alamogordo from 10 a.m.–
2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Otero County Courthouse, 1000 New York Ave., Alamogordo. 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, unemployment, and immigration. In addition to the main clinic, a divorce clinic will be held at 11 a.m. to help individuals understand the divorce process and receive help filling out their paperwork. Interpreters will be available. 


This clinic is presented by the 12th Judicial District Pro Bono Committee.  For more information, contact Jane Zhi at 505-797-6040 or



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.