Chapter 80 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Palo Duro Senior Center, 5221 Palo Duro NE. All current or retired federal employees are invited. The meeting includes a program, and lunch will be provided. For additional information, call 505-373-3456.
Attorney Hope Eckert, J.D., has opened Creative Mediations, a firm helping attorneys and individuals creatively resolve civil cases and related issues, at 500 Marquette NW, Ste. 1200 in Albuquerque. Eckert has practiced in many areas during her career including federal criminal defense, plaintiff’s civil rights, employment law, and civil defense and has served as both an adjunct and visiting professor at the University of New Mexico School of Law and most recently has been a mediator in the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court Mediation Program. She has a master’s degree from the University of North Texas; a law degree from UNM; and is licensed to practice in the state of New Mexico, U.S. District Court for New Mexico, and the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Eckert is a member of the State Bar of New Mexico Ethics Advisory Committee.