New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association 

The New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association is dedicated to continuing legal education, helping members improve their skills and knowledge by offering seminars and publications throughout the year. Our calendar will be updated as we develop seminars and more details become available. For this reason, we recommend that you check back often (we also provide an RSS feed for your convenience).

SAVE THESE DATES - Upcoming 2014 CLE Seminars             

March 14 ~ Luncheon and CLE on Same-Sex Marriage and Employment Law ~ Seasons Rotisserie & Grill, Albuquerque

June 27 ~ Defense Trial Academy: Basic Skills ~ State Bar Center Auditorium

August 8 - 9 ~ Joint TADC/NMDLA Seminar for New Lawyers ~ Inn of the Mountain Gods, Ruidoso

August 15 ~ Women in the Courtroom V ~ Albuquerque Jewish Community Center

October 3 ~ Annual Meeting Luncheon, Awards and CLE ~ Andaluz Hotel, Albuquerque

December 5~ 2014 Annual Civil Rights Seminar ~ Albuquerque Jewish Community Center

Video Streaming Catalog:  At this time we are temporarily suspending the sale of CLE videos. When this service is once again available a link will be provided here. 

Upcoming events

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Past events

14 Mar 2014 NMDLA Luncheon & CLE, Same-Sex Marriage: Implications for NM Employers
06 Dec 2013 2013 Annual Civil Rights Seminar
11 Oct 2013 2013 NMDLA Awards Luncheon, CLE, and Annual Meeting - Pants on Fire: False Testimony by Clients and Witnesses
07 Dec 2012 2012 Annual Civil Rights Seminar
05 Oct 2012 2012 NMDLA Awards Luncheon, CLE, and Annual Meeting - Friend or Foe: Addressing ethical and litigation issues facing the modern defense attorney and the judiciary in the age of Social Media
24 Aug 2012 Women in the Courtroom IV: Empathy and Empowerment
20 Jun 2012 NMDLA Member Networking Lunch, "Effective Voir Dire"
20 Apr 2012 NMDLA Member Networking Lunch
09 Dec 2011 For 2011 credits, click the CLE tab above to see seminars recently added to NMDLA's video catalog!
02 Dec 2011 2011 Annual Civil Rights Seminar
11 Nov 2011 Effective Communication and Presentation Skills for Attorneys, November 11, 2011
07 Oct 2011 Reaching New Heights—Understanding the Practice of Law in the New World of 2012—NMDLA Awards Luncheon, CLE, and Annual Meeting
20 May 2011 Defense Practice Academy: Basic Skills
17 Dec 2010 2010 Annnual Civil Rights Seminar
18 Nov 2010 Day in Discovery, with Speaker James McElheney, Esq.
14 Oct 2010 NMDLA Annual Meeting: MEDIATION - Bench and Bar Perspective
27 Aug 2010 Can We Talk? Women in the Courtroom III: Power Lessons for the Female Litigator
13 May 2010 Advanced Trial Techniques Seminar: "Meeting the Challenge of Catastrophic Cases and Avoiding Runaway Jury Verdicts"
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