On September 25, 2015 the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association (“NMDLA”) celebrated the 30th anniversary of its founding by honoring the Association’s past presidents who have successfully lead the organization in its service to New Mexico civil defense lawyers. Among the esteemed honorees, the NMDLA recognized James H. Johansen, NMDLA President 1995, and S. Carolyn Ramos, NMDLA President 2009. Ms. Ramos continues her service as a member of the NMDLA’s Board of the Directors.