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October 26, 2022 - 1:58 pm

For New Mexico attorneys Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Presented by Grace Allison, Attorney with the New Mexico Legal Aid Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. Free admission with agreement to accept one pro bono case for a low-income taxpayer (...

October 13, 2022 - 8:34 pm

Frequently Asked Questions and Wildfire Assistance  What can New Mexico Legal Aid help me with if I’m a Wildfire/Flood victim? Please contact us at 1-833-LGL-HELP (1-833-545-5357) if you need help with the following:  FEMA applications...

September 21, 2022 - 3:59 pm

Houston,Texas-based law firm Gray Reed and Roswell, New Mexico-based Sanders Law Firm announce a cy pres donation of $223,000 to New Mexico Legal Aid. Click to Full Article              ...

September 13, 2022 - 9:36 am

Watch this video on how our partnership with the United Way of Central New Mexico is making an impact in keep New Mexicans housed.                        *...

September 12, 2022 - 10:48 am

Read more from Forbes as they look at the impact evictions have on communities. “Illegal evictions are a problem with the system. They certainly happened before the pandemic, and it’s happened after the pandemic,” said Thomas Prettyman, managing attorney...

August 19, 2022 - 12:43 pm

 New Mexico Legal Aid has opened its office in Taos and is staffed by incoming attorney, Jonathan Hupp. Link to...

August 10, 2022 - 3:13 pm

AUGUST 29, 2022 WILDFIRE AND FLOOD DISASTER TELECLINIC APPLY BY MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2022 To submit an application online, click here. To submit an application over the phone call: 1-877-266-9861.   Helpline callers may get help with legal...

July 13, 2022 - 9:54 am

The volunteer attorney program receives referrals from multiple sources across the state. Some come internally, others come from organizations and non-profits across the state who assist New Mexicans in need. CLICK HERE for more information and how to...

July 12, 2022 - 10:12 am

The Volunteer Attorney Program is sponsoring a Statewide Expungement Law Teleclinic on August 18th, between 1:00-4:00 p.m. This teleclinic is also sponsored by judicial districts around the state. APPLICATION DEADLINE: JULY 31.  CLICK TO REGISTER

June 30, 2022 - 12:43 pm

This interview is 20:00 and goes into detail on the mission of New Mexico Legal Aid and our Legal Hotline set up to help those who need benefit assistance.

June 28, 2022 - 4:29 pm

New Mexico Legal Aid has learned that the deadline for applying for FEMA assistance has been extended to August 4th, 2022. This gives New Mexicans more time to apply for federal disaster benefits. The previous deadline was July 5th. New Mexico Legal Aid...

June 21, 2022 - 4:08 pm

Our attorneys are working alongside the eighteen New Mexicans suing the state saying they were unjustly denied unemployment benefits. All the claimants became unemployed during the pandemic. The other thing in common is that they have what is called a fraud...

June 15, 2022 - 12:02 pm

We have launced a Consumer Division to better serve New Mexicans with specific civil consumer related issues.  

June 8, 2022 - 3:56 pm

Wildfire Legal Assistance Hotline Call toll free 888-985-5141 Hotline is staffed Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. MST If phone is busy or unanswered, please leave a voicemail and the best way to reach you. We will return your call within 1-2...

June 8, 2022 - 12:31 pm

DEADLINES ARE:  FEMA APPLICATION:  July 5, 2022.   Instructions here:  https://youtu.be/gauX2A0P8GU Disaster SNAP (food benefits):  June 13, 2022. Apply Here: Disaster Supplemental Nutrition...