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NREEL Lawyer of the Year Award Criteria

For Attorneys:

For Law Students:

To learn more about NREEL related law in action, consider attending a relevant oral argument or a regulatory board meeting. Information about interesting oral arguments will be posted below when applicable or you may contact the courts yourself for more information.

Environmental Improvement Board

  • The Environmental Improvement Board "usually meets in Public under the auspices of the Open Meetings Act on the first Tuesday of every month. Public meetings are predominantly scheduled to be held in Santa Fe and during the Winter season in Albuquerque. Other locations will be indicated on the meeting agenda. The EIB may not meet during the legislative session or if there are no agenda items to discuss." For past minutes and future agendas check,

Water Quality Control Commission

  • Water Quality Control Commission "The Commission usually meets in public on the second Tuesday of the month. The WQCC may not meet during the legislative session or if there are no agenda items to discuss. Meetings are usually in the City of Santa Fe or as indicated on the meeting notice." For past minutes and future agendas check, For additional information not found on the websites, contact Joyce Medina, Commission Administrator NMED Boards and Commissions at (505) 827-2425

Air Quality Control Board

Externship opportunities

The following attorneys invite law students to apply for externships:

Cassandra Casaus Currie
USDA Office of the General Counsel
Mountain Region
PO Box 586
Albuquerque, NM 87103
(505) 248-6010

Peter V. Domenici, Jr.
Domenici Law Firm PC
320 Gold Ave SW Ste 1000
Albuquerque NM 87102-3228
(505) 883-6250
Fax (505) 884-3424

Susan M. McMichael
(Ms. McMichael is working on an environmental law handbook on RCRA to be published by the Environmental Law Institute)
(505) 466-2331
Fax (505) 466-3147

Greg Mehojah
United States Department of the Interior
Office of the Solicitor
Southwest Regional Office
505 Marquette Avenue, NW, Suite 1800
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 248-5600

Mekko M. Miller, Esq.
Pueblo of Tesuque
RR. 42 Box 360-T
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506
(505) 955-7701
(505) 670-6634 (cell)
Fax (505) 955-7790

Office of General Counsel
New Mexico Environment Department
1190 St. Francis Dr., Suite N-4050
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

Please note: If you do decide to extern with them you will also have to enroll in the externship class at the UNM Law School for next semester. Contact Roberta Remington if you have any questions about the externship program. Externship credits count towards the Natural Resources Certificate.

For natural resources information at UNM School of Law

For the General Public:

Please note: links to these websites are provided for informational purposes only. The contents of these websites are not endorsed by nor do they represent the opinion of the State Bar of New Mexico or the NREEL section.

New Mexico City NREEL related links

City of Albuquerque

City of Farmington

City of Las Cruces

City of Roswell 

City of Santa Fe

Town of Taos 

New Mexico Statewide Resources

Tribal and Pueblo Resources

Academic Resources

Non Profit Organizations

Private Organizations

Federal Resources for NM

UNM School of Law Links

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