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Legal Ethics Guru to Keynote Structuring Non-Corporate
Entities at Business Law Institute

Albuquerque, N.M. – Harry Haynesworth, Esq., Of Counsel, Briggs and Morgan, Professional Association, Minneapolis and Dean Emeritus, William Mitchell College of Law http://www.wmitchell.edu/academics/faculty/Haynsworth.asp will keynote the 2009 Business Law Institute: What Every Business Lawyer Should Know About Entity Selection, Intellectual Property, Tax, Securities and Technology Issues in Challenging Times on Nov. 6 at the State Bar Center in Albuquerque. The State Bar Business Law and the Intellectual Property sections are co-sponsoring the continuing legal education event.

Other guest speakers include the Hon. Robert H. Jacobvitz, U.S. Bankruptcy Court; Robert S. Simon and Michael J. Vargon, New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department; and Josh Link, iniCOM Networks, Inc.

In addition to structuring the non-corporate entity, topics include New Mexico’s Limited Liability Company Act, an overview of tax issues and recent tax law, unincorporated entities in bankruptcy, proposed changes to patent laws, technology, and ethics.

At 4:30 p.m. following the program, the 2009 Business Lawyer of the Year Award will be presented to Professor Alfred Mathewson in recognition of his significant contributions to the practice of business law in New Mexico, including development of and service in the UNM School of Law’s Business and Tax Clinic.

Register at http://www.nmbarcle.org/catalog.aspx?browse=ViewProg&catid=807. The schedule may be found at http://www.nmbarcle.org/additionalfiles/807/CLE_BusinessLaw-1106.pdf.

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.