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July 20, 2012

Christine Morganti, (505) 797-6028

cmorganti@nmbar.org

Veterans to Receive Legal Assistance from Young Lawyers

Albuquerque, N.M.—The State Bar of New Mexico Young Lawyers Division will be informing veterans about the federal benefits they may be entitled to receive and provide assistance in completing VA forms to obtain those benefits during a program developed by the American Bar Association called “Project Salute.” The program will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 28, at the State Bar Center, 5121 Masthead NE, Albuquerque. Veterans who have questions should contact Samantha Hults, sammysam01@yahoo.com.

More information about Project Salute may be found at http://www.americanbar.org/groups/young_lawyers/initiatives/young_lawyers_serving_veterans.html.

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.