Classified - State Bar of New Mexico

13th Judicial District Attorney
Senior Trial Attorney, Assistant Trial
Attorney, Associate Trial Attorney
Cibola, Sandoval, Valencia Counties
Senior Trial Attorney - This position requires
substantial knowledge and experience in
criminal prosecution, rules of criminal procedure and rules of evidence, as well as the ability
to handle a full-time complex felony caseload.
Admission to the New Mexico State Bar and a
minimum of five years as a practicing attorney
are also required. Assistant Trial Attorney The 13th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is
accepting applications for an entry to mid level
attorney to fill the positions of Assistant Trial
Attorney. This position requires misdemeanor
and felony caseload experience. Associate Trial Attorney - an entry level position for Cibola
(Grants), Sandoval (Bernalillo) or Valencia
(Belen) County Offices. The position requires
misdemeanor, juvenile and possible felony
cases. Upon request, be prepared to provide a
summary of cases tried. Salary for each position is commensurate with experience. Send
resumes to Kathleen Colley, District Office
Manager, PO Box 1750, Bernalillo, NM 87004,
or via E-Mail to: [email protected]
Deadline for submission of resumes: Open
until positions are filled.
Las Cruces Attorney
Holt Mynatt Martínez, P.C., an AV-rated
law firm in Las Cruces, New Mexico is
seeking an associate attorney with 0–3
years of experience to join our team. Duties
would include providing legal analysis and
advice, preparing and filing legal pleadings and documents, performing legal
research, conducting pretrial discovery,
preparing for and attending administrative and judicial hearings, civil jury trials
and post-trial activities. The firm’s practice
areas include insurance defense, civil rights
defense, commercial litigation, contracts
and municipal law. Successful candidates
will have strong organizational and writing
skills, exceptional communication skills,
and the ability to interact and develop collaborative relationships. Excellent salary
and benefits. Please send your cover letter,
resume, writing sample and references to
[email protected]
Associate Attorney
West Law Firm in Albuquerque seeks an associate with 1 to 4 years experience practicing
civil litigation. Please send resume to [email protected] All inquiries will be
kept confidential.
Vacancy Announcement
Tribal Court Judge
The Pueblo of Isleta is seeking applications for
a Tribal Court Judge for the 2015-2016 Term.
This position is appointed by the Pueblo’s
Governor and must receive the concurrence
of two-thirds (2/3) majority of Tribal Council. The Pueblo of Isleta Tribal Court has
jurisdiction over all criminal and civil cases
included in the Code of Laws of the Pueblo of
Isleta and all other matters lawfully brought
before the Court. Minimum Qualifications:
High School Graduate with strong preference
to a license attorney who has practiced in the
field of employment law and Native American
Indian law. Preference is also given to applicants with Tribal court certification from
an accredited institution. Other Relevant
Qualifications: Experience in Federal Indian
law and Tribal law; General knowledge of
Indian tribes, including the Pueblo of Isleta;
Knowledge of courts that administer justice,
including criminal and civil court systems;
Ability to hear court cases and render oral
and written decisions based on interpretation of law and findings of fact; Ability to
interpret laws, including the Pueblo of Isleta
Tribal Constitution, tribal ordinances, Tribal
Council resolutions, Law and Order Code,
and other relevant law; Successful completion
of drug screening test and background check.
Indian Preference: Preference is given first to
Isleta Pueblo members, Pueblo of Isleta member descendants, then other Native American
Tribal members. Annual salary will be based
on experience. Send a completed Pueblo of
Isleta Employment Application, Resume and
Letter of Interest to: Pueblo of Isleta Human
Resources P.O. Box 1270, Isleta, New Mexico
87022, or by fax at (505) 869-7579. For a full
job description please visit www.isletapueblo.
com “Career’s Section of the home page.
Closing Date: January 23, 2015, or until filled.
Collections Legal Services
New Mexico Mutual seeks qualified outside
legal counsel for contract or legal collections services. Qualified candidates must
be licensed members of the NM bar in good
standing, have 3-4 years of collections,
bankruptcy and/or foreclosure experience
with attention to processing regular case
status reports with recommendations to the
company. Candidate must be results- driven
and possess sound judgment. Please submit a
letter of interest, resume, three (3) references
and relevant information to: Corporate Governance, New Mexico Mutual, 3900 Singer,
Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87120 or by
email to [email protected]
All inquires are maintained as confidential.
Bar Bulletin - January 21, 2015 - Volume 54, No. 3
Trial Lawyer
GREAT PAY for a hungry, compassionate,
hard-working and successful trial lawyer who
wants to fight for injured plaintiffs. We need
someone with a track record of loyalty, tenacity, and successful results at trial. Less experienced lawyers will be considered if extremely
qualified and extremely motivated. See our
Mission Statement at
Email cover letter, resume, references, and
university and law school grade transcripts
to [email protected]
Assistant District Attorney
The Fifth Judicial District Attorney’s office has
an immediate position open to a new or experienced attorney. Salary will be based upon the
District Attorney Personnel and Compensation
Plan with starting salary range of an Associate Trial Attorney to a Senior Trial Attorney
($41,685.00 to $72,575.00). Please send resume
to Janetta B. Hicks, District Attorney, 400 N.
Virginia Ave., Suite G-2, Roswell, NM 882016222 or e-mail to [email protected]
New Mexico Public Regulation
Commission (PRC) Legal Division
Two Positions
Lawyer- Advanced (Positions 6166, 6200).
Incumbent is responsible for providing legal
counsel to all PRC divisions in the regulation
of utilities (electric, gas, telecommunications,
water, and sewer), transportation (including
common motor carriers, ambulance standards), and Pipeline Safety and State Fire
Marshal’s Office. The Legal Division also
represents PRC staff in proceedings before
the Commission, and provides counsel to
the Commission in matters not involving
advice on contested proceedings, including
personnel and employment matters. Salary
ranges from: $43,529-$ 77,380. TO APPLY:
please visit by January
30, 2015. The State of NM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Associate Attorney Position
Riley, Shane & Keller, P.A., an Albuquerque
AV-rated defense firm, seeks an Associate to
help handle our increasing case load. We are
seeking a person with one to five years experience. Candidate should have a strong academic background as well as skill and interest
in research, writing and discovery support.
Competitive salary and benefits. Please fax or
e-mail resumes and references to our office
at 3880 Osuna Rd., NE, Albuquerque, NM
87109 c/o Office Manager (fax) 505-883-4362
or [email protected]
Lawyer-A Position
Santa Fe
The NM Environment Department Office
of General Counsel seeks to fill a Lawyer-A
position in Santa Fe. This position requires a
Juris Doctorate and at least five (5) years of experience in the practice of law in one or more
of the following areas: administrative law,
drafting or review of contracts, rulemaking,
legislative affairs or representation of a public
agency. Appellate experience is preferred
and specialized knowledge in environmental law or natural resources law is desired.
Applicant must be licensed as an attorney
by the Supreme Court of New Mexico, be in
good standing and have no history of professional disciplinary actions, or applicant must
be qualified to apply for a limited practice
license, which requires graduation from an
accredited school of law, licensure (in good
standing) in another state and sitting for
the next eligible NM State Bar exam. Salary
ranges from $21.53/hr. to $37.46/hr. Previous
applicants must resubmit an application to be
considered for the position. To apply: access
the website for the NM State Personnel Office
(SPO), and click on:
Apply for a State Job. The State of New Mexico
is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Experienced Attorney
Experienced attorney sought to assist with
Indian water rights litigation and related
matters on behalf of Tribal clients of busy,
small law office in downtown Santa Fe. Contract attorney or associate arrangement will
be considered. Compensation DOE. Please
email or fax cover letter, resumé, writing
sample, and reference list to [email protected], (505) 726-4689.
New Mexico Association Of Counties
Litigation Attorneys
Non-profit local governmental association
with offices in Santa Fe and Albuquerque is
seeking dynamic, energetic in-house litigation attorneys for new legal bureau. Successful candidates shall have significant litigation experience. Background in handling
employment or civil rights matters a plus.
Opportunity to have impact on structure
and development of new in-house department. Will be responsible for defense of civil
rights matters and for providing counsel to
county members on employment and other
legal issues. Some travel required. Excellent
benefits package and working environment.
Email resume and references by COB Friday,
February 6, 2015 to [email protected]
Managing Attorney
All advertising must be submitted via
e-mail by 4 p.m. Wednesday, two weeks
prior to publication (Bulletin publishes
every Wednesday). Advertising will
be accepted for publication in the Bar
Bulletin in accordance with standards
and ad rates set by the publisher and
subject to the availability of space. No
guarantees can be given as to advertising
publication dates or placement although
every effort will be made to comply
with publication request. The publisher
reserves the right to review and edit
ads, to request that an ad be revised
prior to publication or to reject any ad.
Cancellations must be received by
10 a.m. on Thursday, 13 days prior
to publication.
For more advertising
information, contact:
Marcia C. Ulibarri at 505-797-6058 or
email [email protected]
Our Managing Attorney will manage 3 to 4
attorney-team leaders toward achieving very
challenging goals in several program areas;
engage in some program work; help lead the
organization and be directly responsible for
maintaining a very high level of excellence in
organizational performance. Requirements:
be an intellectual peer with some very smart
attorneys, adept at strategic and tactical planning, detail-oriented and well organized, a
highly competent advocate and litigator, and
a skilled manager. Must also have a law degree
with at least ten years experience in plaintiffs’ litigation (preferably civil rights) and
a demonstrated commitment to addressing
poverty and/or equal access to justice issues.
Preferred: experience with administrative
advocacy, familiarity with poverty law and
strong Spanish skills. Apply in confidence
by sending a letter of interest and resume to
[email protected] . EEOE. Learn
more at Requirements: be an intellectual peer with some
very smart attorneys, adept at strategic and
tactical planning, detail-oriented and well
organized, a highly competent advocate
and litigator, and a skilled manager. Must
also have a law degree with at least ten years
experience in plaintiffs’ litigation (preferably
civil rights) and a demonstrated commitment
to addressing poverty and/or equal access
to justice issues. Preferred: experience with
administrative advocacy, familiarity with
poverty law and strong Spanish skills
Associate Attorney Position
Hoffman Kelley Lopez, insurance defense
firm with emphasis on Workers' Compensation, is seeking an associate attorney to join
our team. Applicant must be a graduate of an
accredited law school and licensed in NM.
Ideal candidate will be a highly motivated
self-starter that possesses excellent oral and
written communication skills, strong analytical ability and can work independently.
Deposition and/or courtroom experience is
a plus. In state travel is required. Benefits
available including health, dental and 401(k).
Email resume, writing sample and references
to [email protected] or fax to
Hiring Partner at 800-787-9748.
Family Law Attorney
Growing Albuquerque divorce firm with a
statewide practice needs an attorney who
sincerely wants to practice family law regularly appear in court. Send resume and salary
requirement to [email protected]
Attorneys Needed
Attorneys needed, 1 requires litigation exp.
for court hearings &/or trials, mediations,
discovery, mentoring newer attorneys...2nd
attorney, 0-3 yrs exp. Must be able to multitask in a high volume, fast-paced, reputable,
rapidly growing law firm rep. numerous
nationwide banking clients. Banking, Civil,
and Bankruptcy exp. a plus. Nice office in the
Journal Center area & great training program
– be a part of our new staff addition & building expansion! Join our successful & growing
firm, where promoting positivity and friendly
environment are essential to the role. Good
benefits (hol, vac, sick, health, dent, retir. &
more). Submit in conf. cover letter, resume,
sal hist & req to [email protected] Law
School Graduates Recently Passing or Taking
February Bar Exam also Encouraged to Apply
with possible transition to Associate Attorney
The firm of Wiggins, Williams & Wiggins,
P.C. is seeking a lawyer with up to five years
of experience in general practice with an
emphasis on civil litigation. Applicants with
a strong academic background are preferred.
The firm offers excellent benefits and a flexible work schedule. Please send a resume,
references and a writing sample to Celina
Salazar, Firm Administrator, P.O. Box 1308,
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103-1308 or by
email to [email protected] All inquiries
will be kept confidential.
Bar Bulletin - January 21, 2015 - Volume 54, No. 3
Legal Secretary
Gorence & Oliveros, P.C. is looking for a
full-time legal secretary to work in a high
volume, small law firm. Competitive salary
and benefits DOE. Must have a minimum of
five years experience. Applicants must have
typing skills of at least 70 wpm, excellent
grammar and proof-reading skills, experience using MS Word and Powerpoint, and
organizational skills. Applicant must be a
team player. Experience with federal and state
e-fi ling, discovery, complaints, and scheduling depositions is required. Litigation experience preferred. Please submit cover letter
with salary requirements, resume and at least
three references to [email protected] Applications
without references will not be considered.
Receptionist/Legal Assistant
Albuquerque plaintiffs personal injury firm
seeking full-time experienced paralegal.
Skills include handling PI claims from initial
intake through litigation including resolution
of subrogation and medicare issues. Spanishspeaking a plus. Candidate needs to have
excellent organizational skills and attention
to detail with strong litigation experience.
Competitive salary and benefits. Email
Kathleen Carter at [email protected]
Office Space
Furnished Offices for Rent
Two attorney firm seeking motivated person
to take on varied responsibilities in rapidly
growing office. Duties include general administrative work assisting attorneys with
scheduling, correspondence, legal fi ling and
receptionist duties. Qualified candidates are
self-motivated, have at least one year legal
secretary experience, possess exceptional
computer skills, are proficient in e-fi ling and
court rules, and willing to work in a developing business environment. Email resume and
salary requirements to [email protected]
Two furnished offices for rent, one block
from courthouses, all amenities: copier, fax,
telephone system, conference room, internet,
phone service, call Ramona for more information, 243-7170.
Taos Conference and Office Space
Taos conference and office space available
for depositions and mediations. Call Robyn
620 Roma N.W.
620 ROMA N.W., located within two blocks
of the three downtown courts. Rent includes
utilities (except phones), fax, internet, janitorial service, copy machine, etc. All of this is
included in the rent of $550 per month. Up
to three offices are available to choose from
and you’ll also have access to five conference rooms, a large waiting area, access to
full library, receptionist to greet clients and
take calls. Call 243-3751 for appointment to
820 Kent Ave NW
For Sale or Rent Small Commercial Office
Downtown Live/work or Just Work. Currently used as a Law Office. $250,000.00 or
rent for $1900/ mo. Has extra fast internet
already installed. Call Monica at 280-0855.
Professional Office space sublet
in Santa Fe:
Shared central services, including reception
and conference room. Rent $700 / mo. Contact Tom Simon 505-670-3007.
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Bar Bulletin - January 21, 2015 - Volume 54, No. 3