40th Annual Update on New Mexico Tort Law


40th annual update on new mexico tort law

Friday, April 16, 2021

6.2 General CLE Credits

This seminar will be fast paced and loaded with information that will help us all achieve a higher level of practice. Our goal is to provide a thoughtful discussion of the significant New Mexico cases from the past year, and to provide insight into important emerging topics. There were major developments this past year regarding insurance law, claims under the Tort Claims Act, and tort law generally. Don't miss this great opportunity to explore those decisions and developments so vital to your practice.

Program Schedule

9:00  AM    Cases on Appeal
                   Laura Callanan, Esq.  (30 min.  0.5 credit)

9:30  AM     Insurance Update
Geoffrey Romero, Esq.  (45 min.  0.7 credit)     

10:15  AM   BREAK

10:30  AM   Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement:
                    Name that Issue, Name that Tune

                    Peter D. White, Esq.  (30 min.  0.5 credit)                                                                                                     

11:00  AM   Going Nuclear:  Practical Applications of United Nuclear
                    Nikko Harada, Esq.  (45 min.  0.7 credit)

11:45  AM    Legislative Update
                    Juliana Koob, Esq.  (15 min.  0.2 credit)

12:00  PM    LUNCH

12:45  PM    Civil Procedure Update
                      Professor Verónica C. Gonzales-Zamora, Esq.
                      and Julio C. Romero, Esq.  (45 min.  0.7 credit)

1:30  PM      Qualified Immunity: Going, Going…Still Here
                      Honorable Linda M. Vanzi (ret.)  (45 min.  0.7 credit)                        

2:15  PM     Remote…Control:  Effective Depositions Via Zoom
                   Elicia Montoya, Esq. and Katie Curry, Esq.  (30 min.  0.5 credit)

2:45  PM     BREAK

3:00  PM     Evidence Update
                   Professor Joshua Kastenberg  (45 min.  0.7 credit)

3:45  PM     And the Kitchen Sink:  Other Relevant
                   Cases You Might Have Missed

                   Professor David J. Stout  (45 min.  0.7 credit)

4:30  PM     ADJOURN

Joleen K. Youngers, Program Co-Chair


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Thank You!

Cancellation Policy

Requests for refunds cannot be honored after registration has closed at 12:00 Noon on Thursday, April 15, 2021. 



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