Trial Practice Section
The general purpose of the Section shall be the promotion of the objectives of the State Bar of New Mexico within the particular fields designated by the name of this Section. To that end, it shall be the purpose of this Section to improve the trial advocacy skills of the trial lawyers in New Mexico.
You may be enrolled as a member of the Trial Practice Section if
a) you are a member in good standing of the State Bar of New Mexico, and
b) you submit a Section Application Form to the State Bar of New Mexico, and
c) your payment of the stated amount due is submitted with your application.
You may enroll at any time during the year; however, your membership will expire in December of that same year.
Student Writing Competition
The winners of the 2013 Trial Practice Section student writing competition are:
Mike Sievers, 1st place - $500
Preserving the Right to Trial by Jury Through Notice Pleading
Charles B. Kraft, 2nd place - $250
The Use of Skype at Trial: The New Mexico Supreme Court is Poised to Move New Mexico Forward