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Balloon Fiesta CLE

October 6-10, 2023

October is the most beautiful time in New Mexico. The air is crisp, and the skies are blue and glittered with the sight of hot air balloons in the air. Join us at this International Fiesta and get CLE, too!

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WHERE IS THE EVENT :

La Fonda on the Plaza 100 E San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501

WHEN IS THE EVENT :

October 6-10, 2023, includes tour days

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Our speakers are experienced attorneys in the area of family law.

DOMINIC GIANNA

Louisiana

PETE
SORENSON

Oregon

MEGAN HUNTER

High Conflict Institute

PHILIP BOGDANOFF

Ohio

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

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October 6
FRIDAY
CLE SESSION & OPENING RECEPTION
  • Skills for Handling High-Conflict Litigants & Opposing
    Counsel in Trial
  • Opening Reception
October 7
SATURDAY
TOUR TO TAOS AND SURROUNDING AREAS

Taos is a town in northern New Mexico’s high desert, bounded by the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. It’s known for historic adobe buildings such as Taos Pueblo, a multistory adobe complex inhabited by Native Americans for centuries. A longtime artist colony, Taos also offers many galleries and museums showcasing regional artwork, including the Harwood Museum of Art and the Taos Art Museum.

October 8
SUNDAY
TOUR TO THE ALBUQUEQUE BALLOON FIESTA

The Albuquerque skies are colorfully painted as more than 500 balloons lift off from Balloon Fiesta Park. Enjoy Balloon Fiesta from one of the most picturesque locations in Balloon Fiesta Park.  The Gondola Club is a private area away from the crowds that offer guests delicious food, local entertainment, premium parking, courtesy shuttles, and outdoor seating for our guests.  Your experience will provide spectacular views of a Mass Ascension show. 

October 9
MONDAY
CLE SESSIONS
  • The Art & Science of a Winning Deposition
  • The Ethical Limits of Persuasion
  • Witness Centric Home-Based Preparation
  • Defending Non-Defensively
October 10
TUESDAY
CLE SESSIONS
  • Disorder in the Court: An Attorney’s Guide to Judicial Misconduct
  • Battling Gender Bias: How Bill Cosby and other Sexual Predators Escape Punishment
  • Win the Big Trial with the Freedom of Information Act

La Fonda on the Plaza

In the heart of Santa Fe, NM
SANTA FE AND ALBUQUERQUE

WHAT TO DO WHILE THERE

Visit the area at your leisure.

MARY DESPAIN

Destination Specialist

MCLE ACCREDITATION

If you do not see your state listed, please CONTACT US.

ALASKA

Qualifies for 11 General and 4 Ethics Credits

ARIZONA

The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement.  This activity may qualify for up to 11 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 4 hour(s) of professional responsibility.

ARKANSAS

According to Rule 4.03… an Arkansas attorney who attends an out-of-state CLE program… is entitled to Arkansas CLE credit for the program. 

CALIFORNIA

A California attorney may earn credit for out-of-state CLE activities approved by an approved jurisdiction…more

CONNECTICUT

Any MCLE program that has been properly approved by another jurisdiction is automatically approved.

FLORIDA

The Florida Bar generally accepts CLE courses that have been approved by other state bars. Attorneys must submit.

GEORGIA

Pending

HAWAII

May claim credit for courses attended outside of Hawaii and approved by approved jurisdictions.

IDAHO

Pending

MAINE

Pending

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Members use their best judgement to determine if the course meets the provisions of Rule 53 and enters the course  into his/her ART account.

NEW MEXICO

Approved for 11 General and 4 EP CLE Credits

OREGON

Pending

SOUTH CAROLINA

Pending

UTAH

Pending

WISCONSIN

Pending

WYOMING

Pending

STATE BAR AFFILIATES

These associations trust and endorse our conferences.   

Idaho State Bar
Prices increase on June 1 & September 1, 2023

GET REGISTERED!!

Signature Registration includes Six nights Hotel Stay, CLE for one attorney, welcome reception, Balloon Fiesta tour, Taos tour, Wine Tasting, and all of the hotel amenities.

WE MAKE ALL ARRANGEMENTS

$4995

Signature Registration for One Attorney and One Guest who joins in all of the tours including the Welcome Reception.

WE MAKE ALL ARRANGEMENTS

$4445

Signature Registration for One Attorney with hotel and all tours.

See brochure for full details.

ECONOMY - Self-service

$1895

CLE Sessions

Listed meals with CLEs

Reception for you

You reserve hotel room (link coming soon)

You arrange airfare

You arrange rental car

You book your tours 

NEW MEXICO ATTORNEY - Must be licensed and based in NM

$745

CLE Sessions

Breakfasts and Lunch where listed during CLE sessions.

Welcome Reception

++ Due to varying rates, we will get you the very best quote, but the cost is not included.

** Tours are based on what you like to do. We will send you the information and book them for you. The cost is not included.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

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We are happy to assist you and look forward to seeing you at the Puerto Rico Conference!