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Christine Morganti
(505) 797-6028
cmorganti@nmbar.org

Santa Fe Elementary School Students Become Junior Judges

on July 9 in Program with New Mexico Attorneys

Albuquerque, N.M. – New Mexico attorneys will visit five Santa Fe elementary schools participating in the City of Santa Fe’s Summer Youth Program from 2 to 3 p.m., July 9, and lead discussions with students in grades three through five regarding the potential consequences of bad behavior and making decisions in difficult peer situations. Participating in the program are Wood Gormley, Chaparral, Nava, Kearney and the Monica Roybal Youth Center. The program is called Junior Judges and topics include stealing, bullying, cheating, drugs and alcohol, and gangs and weapons. This is the first year in which the State Bar of New Mexico Young Lawyers Division has presented the program in Santa Fe; however, the program is on its fourth year in Albuquerque.

For interviews, contact Tina Cruz, tcruz@narvaezlawfirm.com, (505) 248-0500 or Martha Chicoski at mary.martha.chicoski@farmers.com, (505) 248-3504; or visit http://www.nmbar.org/AboutSBNM/YLD/YLDjuniorjudges.html for more information.