State Bar Workshops and Legal Clinics


Consumer Debt/Bankruptcy Workshop
Get answers to questions about repossessions, foreclosures, collection issues, bankruptcy and more. The free presentation includes a presentation by a volunteer attorney, an open question and answer period and a one on one consultation with an attorney. The workshops occur on the fourth Wednesday of each month (except November) at 6 p.m. at the State Bar Center (5121 Masthead NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111). To register please call (505) 797-6094
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Divorce Options Workshops
Attendees will learn how to save time, money and stress at a the State Bar's free Divorce Options Workshop. The workshop includes a presentation by a volunteer attorney, materials on divorce and an open question-and-answer period. This event is a free community service open to the public. Workshops are held on the first Wednesday of each month from 6-8 p.m. at the State Bar Center (5121 Masthead NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111). To register please call (505) 797-6022.
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Common Legal Issues for Senior Citizens (LREP Workshops)
The Legal Resources for the Elderly Program (LREP) presents free legal workshops. Seniors, family members and others who work with seniors are invited to attend. Topics include powers of attorney, advance health care directives, estate planning and long-term Medicaid planning. After the workshops, an attorney will be available to execute powers of attorney and advance health care directives (R.S.V.P. required). For workshop dates and locations and more information, visit the LREP webpage.

Veterans Civil Legal Advice Clinic
New Mexico veterans can get civil legal advice in areas like family law (divorce custody, child support), consumer rights, bankruptcy, landlord/tenant, foreclosure, employment and more at quarterly clinics organized by the Young Lawyers Division. Appointments are not necessary. Space is limited, so veterans will be served on a first come, first served basis. Volunteer attorneys will provide brief civil legal advice. Attendees should bring all paperwork related to their case. For more information, visit the VA Clinic webpage.

Homeless Legal Clinic
New Mexico attorneys meet with homeless persons in one- to two-hour session and provide free on-the-spot legal information and advice as well as referrals to low income/pro bono legal service programs. Clinics operate in Albuquerque, Las Cruces and Santa Fe. Visit the Homeless Legal Clinic webpage for more information.