S. Carolyn Ramos, Esq. chaired the fifth annual “Power Lessons from the Female Litigator” Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar hosted by the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association on Friday, August 15, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The seminar entitled, “This is Your Life! Authenticity in the Age of Appearances,” was a tremendous success and attended by over seventy New Mexico attorneys and judges.  The program focuses on enhancing the skills of all female attorneys as they work to represent their clients, advance in their firms, agencies, offices and beyond.

Among the program highlights, the Honorable Karen Ballard Molzen, Chief Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, Agnes Fuentevilla Padilla, Esq. and Maureen A. Sanders, Esq. of Sanders & Westbrook, PC held a live mediation demonstrating how to value and mediate an employment case.  The seminar also featured a judges’ panel discussing the implications of social media in the court room including the Honorable C. Shannon Bacon, Second Judicial District Court, Albuquerque and the Honorable Sarah M. Singleton, First Judicial District Court, Santa Fe, moderated by Quiana A. Salazar-King, Esq.