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NM Court of Appeals Schedules October 30 Hearing

October 26, 2012 - Jen Laws

The New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled a hearing at the Pamela B. Minzner Law Center on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. 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 Roderick Kennedy and Judge Linda M. Vanzi (’95).

Following are the details of the case:

LEON KARELITZ, individually and as Trustee of the Leon and Lee T. Karelitz Trust, ROBIN C. BLAIR, Personal Representative of the Estate of Leon Karelitz, Deceased, and ROBIN C. BLAIR, Successor Trustee of the Leon and Lee T. Karelitz Trust, Plaintiffs-Appellants, represented by Robin C. Blair, Terrence R. Kamm


THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, a Body Corporate, SUELLYN SCARNECCHIA, in her individual capacity and in her official capacity as Dean of the Law School of the University of New Mexico, THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO FOUNDATION, INC., and PATRICIA A. MADRID, in her official capacity as Attorney General of the State of New Mexico, Defendants-Appellees represented by Gary K. King, P. Cholla Khoury, Angelo J. Artuso, Robert M. St. John, Edward Ricco

Appellant states that summary judgement on the issue of whether a gift to the University was an absolute gift or a gift in trust.

Plaintiffs –Appellants’ Brief in Chief
Defendants –Appellees of UNM’s Answer Brief
Attorney-General Defendant-Appellee’s Answer Brief
Plaintiffs –Appellants’ Reply Brief

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