Client Assistance is designed to inform and educate the public on the Client-Attorney Relationship. To all people calling for assistance informational brochures on a wide variety of issues that a client might have with their attorney will be mailed to them. Information is provided on issues such as communication, fees, confidentiality, termination, and returning files. Once the caller reviews the information they are directed further, such as, Fee Arbitration, Client Protection, the referral program or the disciplinary board.
The purposes of the New Mexico State Bar Foundation are to provide high quality, affordable professional training and education programs and services primarily to the New Mexico legal community (Center for Legal Education). Additionally, the New Mexico State Bar Foundation sponsors, promotes, and assists social welfare projects and programs for the benefit and well being of persons in the State of New Mexico, including projects and programs for the public (public and legal services department). The New Mexico State Bar Foundation programs relate to legal services for needy and elderly persons.5121 Masthead NE, Albuquerque