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January 1, 2016

The New Mexico Supreme Court appoints Tim to the Court's Appellate Rules Committee.  His term on the Committee will last until December 31, 2017.


January 19, 2016

Tim becomes Chair-Elect of the Appellate Practice Section of the State Bar of New Mexico.  He currently serves on the Appellate Practice Section's Board of Directors.  His term as Chair will begin January 1, 2017.

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April 22, 2016

Tim serves as a guest speaker for the UNM School of Law's Appellate Decision Making course.

April 23, 2016

Tim presents writing tips to first year law students participating in the Arturo Jaramillo Summer Law Clerk Program.

June 9 and 16, 2016

Tim serves as a guest speaker for the UNM/New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association Summer Law Camp during the students' visits to the New Mexico Court of Appeals.

July 15, 2016

Tim presents "Effective Advocacy in Judicial and Quasi-Judicial Proceedings" at the New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association's CLE entitled "Effective Advoacy in All Venues." Tim is also elected to the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, "an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession." 

September 16, 2016

Tim serves on a panel discussing "Discretionary Review in Administrative Proceedings" alongside New Mexico Court of Appeals Judge J. Miles Hanisee and First Judicial District Judge David K. Thomson at the 27th Annual Appellate Practice Institute.

September 26, 2016

Tim's article, "Diversity in the Appellate Bar: Looking to the Past and to the Future," is published in the Fall 2016 edition of the Appellate News.  The Appellate News is a newsletter published by the Appellate Practice Section of the State Bar of New Mexico.  A copy of the Fall 2016 edition can be found here.

October 12 and 21, 2016

Tim co-teaches students at Eldorado High School in conjunction with the New Mexico Court of Appeals Oral Argument in the Schools program.  The program gives high school students the opportunity to witness a real appellate argument and to learn more about the Court and about the appellate process.

October 21, 2016

The New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization approves Tim's application for Board Certification in Appellate Practice.

October 28, 2016

Tim presents "Pointers for Preserving the Record for Appeal" at the New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association's 5th Annual Las Cruces CLE.

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