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NM Appeals Court Schedules Jan. 21 Hearing

January 18, 2011 - Jen Laws

The New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled a hearing at the Pamela B. Minzner Law Center on Friday, January 21. The oral argument is open to the public and begins at 10:00 am.

A three-judge panel will preside: Judge James J. Wechsler, Judge Jonathan B. Sutin (`63), and Judge Michael E. Vigil

Following are the details of the case:

Helena Chemical Company, Plaintiff-Appellant, represented by Robert L Soza, Jr., Elena P. Villasenor, Frank M. Bond, Faith Kalman Reyes


Arturo Uribe, Pamela Uribe, Linda Thomas, Individually and as Representative of Thomas & Wan, LLP, and Thomas & Wan, LLP, Defendants-Appellees, represented by Luis B. Juarez, John (Jack) M. Brant

Plaintiff-Appellant states that the trial court erred in finding that several claims of defamation should be dismissed under the absolute privilege rule, as the statements were not made to achieve the objects of litigation.

Appellant's Brief in Chief
Petitioners-Appellees Linda Tomas and Thomas & Wan, LLP's Answer Brief
Petitioner-Appellee Pamela Uribe's Answer Brief
Appellant's Reply Brief

For more information, contact Nora Gonzales at 505-841-4618.