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Professional Affiliations

Lori is an active member of several national and local professional organizations.

The New Mexico Guardianship Association

Lori is a member of the New Mexico Guardianship Association. She was a founding member of the organization and served on the Board of Directors for eight years, including two terms as Vice President. She chaired the committee that produced the training video for family guardians and conservators and edited an update of the conservatorship section of the Handbook for Guardians and Conservators. She also organized and executed the pilot project for monitoring of guardianship and conservatorship cases, which was the foundation for the current Special Master Program in the Second Judicial District.

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.

Lori is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, or NAELA. She was a founding member of the New Mexico Chapter of NAELA and served as President and Secretary.

Lori continues to serve on the committee that developed the Medical Order for Scope of Treatment, or MOST, a document which endeavors to ensure that the end of life wishes of terminally ill patients are honored.

Elder Counsel

Lori is a member of Elder Counsel, a peer group of Elder Law attorneys dedicated to excellence in elder law and special needs through education, collegiality and practice development.

Lori continues her membership in the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, or ASCP, although she no longer works as a medical technologist.

Alzheimer's Association, NM Chapter

Lori is a strong supporter of the Alzheimer’s Assocation, NM Chapter and encourages others to learn more about this important organization and support their work.

Compassion & Choices

Lori is a supporter of Compassion & Choices.

Lori is a volunteer Metro Court Mediator, as well as a Mediator for the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) system for Metro, Magistrate and District Courts.