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

 State Bar Meetings

The State Bar of New Mexico reopened to members and the public on June 29; availability is limited pursuant to the current State Health Orders.  To book a meeting, please contact us at 505-797-6000 or

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. 


Monday Night Support Group

- Sept. 28
- Oct. 5
- Oct. 12
This group will be meeting every Monday night via Zoom. The intention of this support group is the sharing of anything you are feeling, trying to manage or struggling with. It is intended as a way to connect with colleagues, to know you are not in this alone and feel a sense of belonging. We laugh, we cry, we BE together. Email Pam at or Briggs Cheney at and you will receive an email back with the Zoom link. 

Young Lawyers Division Elections Have Begun

The election is now open for positions on the Young Lawyers Division Board. Positions up for election include: a two-year term for director-at-large, position 4; a two-year term for region 2 director, consisting of the 1st, 4th, and 8th and 10th judicial districts; a one-year term for region 3 director, consisting of the 5th and 9th judicial districts; and a two-year term for region 4 director, consisting of the 3rd, 6th, 12th judicial districts and Sierra County. State Bar members who are under the age of 36 or in their first five years of practice are automatically members of the division and eligible to participate in the election. All candidates must collect at least 10 signatures from YLD members to become a candidate. Regional director petitions must be signed by at least 10 members whose principle place of practice is within the specified region. To view and download the nominating petition, visit > elections. Submit complete petitions, a headshot and a 100-150 word professional biography by Sept. 25 on the YLD Election page.


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