Friday Aug 23, 2013
Merri Rudd, who served as Bernalillo County's probate judge for 10 years, talks about and signs the latest edition of her non-fiction effort.
The 5th edition is described as such: "A guide to New Mexico laws aboutpowers of attorney, guardianships and conservatorships, health caredecision-making, nursing home benefits, wills, trusts, personalrepresentatives and probate. Written in plain English, the book helpsinform senior citizens, their families, those who work with seniors andothers about important issues."
Rudd served as the Probate Judge for Bernalillo County from 2001 through2010 and owns Abogada Press. Rudd received her undergraduate degree fromVanderbilt University and has been an attorney since 1986 when shegraduated from UNM's School of Law. After clerking for the HonorableWilliam W. Bivins on the New Mexico Court of Appeals, she focused herpractice on elder law, addressing the needs of Albuquerque's seniorcitizens. She worked at the Senior Citizens Law Office (SCLO), whichprovides selected free legal services to Bernalillo County seniors over60.