Monday, April 11, 2016
Barbara Lucero, a paralegal at Modrall Sperling, has been elected to become the next Chair of the Paralegal Division of the New Mexico State Bar. She is slated to assume her new role in January 2017 during the Division's first board meeting of the year.
At that time, she will become the only person to have served as both Chair of the Paralegal Division as well as President of the Navajo Nation Bar Association, which she headed from 2006 - 2008.
Lucero, a Certified Paralegal, says of her upcoming role, "I am honored and humbled to have been selected to guide such a dynamic group. I look forward to working with Paralegals across New Mexico and to continue promoting good fellowship among Division members, the State Bar of New Mexico, and the members of the legal community."
She has been a member of the Division for 15 years and on the Board the last four. Lucero earned her B.A. in Communications in 2011, after having earned an A.A.S. in Legal Assistant (1999) and Tribal Court Advocacy (1999), all from University of New Mexico. In addition, she earned an A.A. in Business from the Navajo Community College (now Diné College, 1996).