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October 19, 2012

Christine Morganti , (505) 797-6028

Indian and Business Law Institutes


Albuquerque, N.M.—The State Bar of New Mexico Center for Legal Education is sponsoring two programs the week of October 28. For more information or to register for either seminar, visit or call (505) 797-6020.


An Introduction to the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act (HEARTH Act) will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1 at the State Bar Center. The potential for economic growth and community development, and secretarial approval of tribal leasing regulations under the Act will be discussed. Speakers include Governor Randall Vicente, Pueblo of Acoma; Pablo Padilla, General Counsel, Office of the Governor, Pueblo of Isleta; and representatives from the BIA, Office of the Solicitor and Navajo Nation Department of Justice. The cost is $129.


A Business Law Institute will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2 at the State Bar Center in Albuquerque. The session will cover drafting clearer contracts, what you need to know about securities law and why New Mexico needs to enact a second-generation LLC Act. The keynote speaker is Harry J. Haynsworth, Of Counsel, Briggs and Morgan PA, Minneapolis, MN. The cost is $219.


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 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.