Below are upcoming events, deadlines and announcements from the State Bar, Court system, and other organizations and groups involved with the legal community. To have an announcement or event added, email

Committee on Women and the Legal Profession: Nominations Open for 2018 Justice Pamela B. Minzner Outstanding Advocacy for Women Award

The Committee on Women and the Legal Profession seeks nominations of New Mexico attorneys who have distinguished themselves during 2018 by providing legal assistance to women who are underrepresented or underserved, or by advocating for causes that will ultimately benefit and/or further the rights of women. If you know of an attorney who deserves to be added to the award’s distinguished list of honorees, submit 1-3 nomination letters describing the work and accomplishments of the nominee that merit recognition to Quiana Salazar-King at by Monday, June 30. The award ceremony will be held on Aug. 22 at the Albuquerque Country Club. This award is named for Justice Pamela B. Minzner, whose work in the legal profession furthered the causes and rights of women throughout society. Justice Minzner was the first female Chief Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court and is remembered for her integrity, strong principals, and compassion. Justice Minzner was a great champion of the Committee and its mission.

Employee Assistance Program: Managing Stress Tool for Members

The Solutions Group, the State Bar's free Employee Assistance Program, announces a new platform for managing stress. My Stress Tools is an online suite of stress management and resilience-building resources which includes: training videos, relaxation music, meditation, stress tests, a journaling feature and much more. My Stress Tools helps you understand the root causes of your stress and gives you the help you need to dramatically reduce your stress and build your resilience. Your Employee Assistance Program is available to help you, 24/7. Call at 866-254-3555.

2019 Annual Meeting: Resolutions and Motions

Resolutions and motions will be heard at 1 p.m., Aug. 1, at the opening of the State Bar of New Mexico 2019 Annual Meeting at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, Albuquerque. To be presented for consideration, resolutions or motions must be submitted in writing by July 1 to Executive Director Richard Spinello, PO Box 92860, Albuquerque, NM 87199; fax to 505-828- 3765; or email

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