Public Education Department – Attorney Positions
The Public Education Department (PED) is seeking attorneys for its Office of General Counsel. In addition to practicing education law, attorneys may be relied on for advice on matters relating to contracts, procurement, employment, public records, federal and state government funding, and/or other governmental agency matters. Strong writing and interpersonal skills are essential. More details about positions and how to apply are provided on the State Personnel Office website at http://www.spo.state.nm.us/
. Please check the website periodically for updates to the list of available positions.
Attorney Position – Santa Fe
Hunt Law Firm is seeking an attorney with 0-5 years of experience. We are a small, plaintiff practice that handles general personal injury and medical malpractice. An interest in people and a willingness to work hard is a prerequisite, as is living in Santa Fe. Please email resume, cover letter and references to email@example.com
Associate Attorney Las Cruces:
The law office of McGraw & Strickland, LLC, based in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is seeking an associate attorney, preferably with 2+ years of experience. We represent plaintiffs for civil rights violations and personal injury claims. Candidates should have excellent brief writing and legal research skills, and be able to work well with others and independently in a fast-paced, professional environment. Bilingual is a plus. Competitive salary and benefits, including health insurance and 401K plan. Please email resume, cover letter, writing samples and three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Immediate openings for Prosecutors interested in creating safer communities and a better legal system, one case at a time. Imagine collaborating with a diverse team of professionals, having a manageable caseload with a competitive salary in a great workplace environment. We have positions available in Las Vegas, NM with the Fourth Judicial District Attorney’s Office. If you are interested in learning more about the positions or wish to apply, contact us at (505) 425-6746, or forward your letter of interest and resumé to Richard D. Flores, District Attorney, c/o Mary Lou Umbarger, Office Manager, P.O. Box 2025, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701 or e-mail: email@example.com
Holt Mynatt Martínez, P.C., an AV-rated law firm in Las Cruces, New Mexico is seeking associate attorneys with 1-5 years of experience to join our team. Duties would include providing legal analysis and advice, preparing court pleadings and filings, performing legal research, conducting pretrial discovery, preparing for and attending administrative and judicial hearings, civil jury trials and appeals. The firm’s practice areas include insurance defense, civil rights defense, commercial litigation, real property, contracts, and governmental law. Successful candidates will have strong organizational and writing skills, exceptional communication skills, and the ability to interact and develop collaborative relationships. Prefer attorney licensed in New Mexico and Texas but will consider applicants only licensed in Texas. Salary commensurate with experience, and benefits. Please send your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Santa Fe County Attorney
Now hiring an Assistant Santa Fe County Attorney - Preferred applicants will have a commitment to public service and a strong background in local government representation, including familiarity with at least some of the following topics: public records inspection and retention; conduct of meetings subject to Open Meetings Act; representation of public bodies; administrative adjudications, appeals, and rulemakings; negotiation and preparation of contracts; real estate transactions; government procurement; zoning, planning, subdivisions, and local land use regulation; public housing; public utilities, roads and other public infrastructure; law enforcement and detention; local taxes and finances; civil litigation and appeals. The forgoing list is not exhaustive, but is intend to convey the nature of our diverse and dynamic practice. Successful applicants must have strong analytic, research, communication and interpersonal skills. Our office is collaborative and fast paced. Individuals interested in joining our team must apply through Santa Fe County’s website, at http://www.santafecountynm.gov/job_opportunities
Full Time Staff Attorney
Full time staff attorney position with the Senior Citizens’ Law Office. Please visit SCLO’s website at www.sclonm.org
and see under News: SCLO Employment Opportunities on the left hand bottom corner of the home page for the full job advertisement.
Assistant City Attorney for the Litigation Division
The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is hiring an Assistant City Attorney for the Litigation Division. The department’s team of attorneys represent the City in litigation matters in New Mexico State and Federal Courts, including trials and appeals, and provide legal advice and guidance to City departments. Attention to detail and strong writing skills are essential. Five (5)+ years’ experience is preferred and must be an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico in good standing. Salary will be based upon experience. Please submit resume and writing sample to attention of “Legal Department Assistant City Attorney Application” c/o Angela M. Aragon, Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator; P.O. Box 2248, Albuquerque, NM 87103, or email@example.com
Property and Finance Attorney
The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is hiring an Assistant City Attorney for the Property and Finance Division. The work includes, but is not limited to: contract drafting, analysis, and negotiations; drafting ordinances; regulatory law; Inspection of Public Records Act; procurement; general commercial transaction issues; intergovernmental agreements; dispute resolution; and civil litigation. Attention to detail and strong writing skills are essential. Three (3)+ years’ experience is preferred and must be an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico, in good standing. Please submit resume and writing sample to attention of “Legal Department Property Finance Assistant City Attorney Application” c/o Angela M. Aragon, Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator; P.O. Box 2248, Albuquerque, NM 87103, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Face paced title company looking for talent just like you! We are now hiring for escrow processor positions. Responsibilities include working with real estate brokers, lenders and attorneys to acquire and organize all necessary documents needed for closing. Prepare and distribute title company closing documents. Preparation and disbursement of funds. Requirements: Basic computer skills, Ability to multi-task, detail oriented, problem solving skills and an ability to thrive under pressure. Previous real estate, legal or accounting experience a plus. Full Benefits EOE. Send resume to Julie Buckalew at Julie.email@example.com
Pueblo of Laguna is seeking applicants for the following positions:
Court Prosecutor will presents/files criminal complaints and prosecutes individuals accused of violating ordinances of the Pueblo. Represents the Pueblo as plaintiff in Pueblo Court to prosecute and enforce penalties. Assesses complaints to determine formal criminal proceedings. Conducts research, interviews victims and witnesses; develops strategy, arguments and testimony to present case; provide legal advice regarding search warrants, arrest warrants, and subpoenas; works with Probation, Social Services, Behavioral Health; utilizes a plea bargain process. Acts as co-counsel with Pueblo attorneys; Reviews and recommends amendments to Pueblo codes, ordinances; Manages and budget funding agencies, and reports, supervises staff.
Associate Prosecutor will presents/files criminal complaints and prosecutes individuals, accused of violating criminal laws, including status offenses, Pueblo laws, codes, and/or ordinances. Assigned by Prosecutor will act as plaintiff in Pueblo Court actions to prosecute and enforce penalties for violations. Prepare pleadings, motions, legal briefs, orders and appellate documents. Works with Probation, Social Services, Behavioral Health, and Victim Witness Advocate. Assists in the development of crime prevention and intervention initiatives. Utilizes the Pueblo’s customary based approach to resolve issues.
Associate Judge adjudicates cases, prepares decisions, and carries out other functions of the judicial processes. Hears, tries, and determines cases to ensure the enforcement of and compliance with Pueblo codes and ordinances. Entertains pleadings from outside jurisdictions; holds hearings for bench warrants, requests for search warrants, extradition proceedings, etc. Adjudicates civil and criminal cases; imposes judgment, fines, penalties, and/or sentences. Drafts orders, opinions, or other pleadings. Refers to other courts on certain cases for disposition. Develops and maintains comprehensive case files, narrative and statistical reports.
Public Defender represents indigent clients accused of violating ordinances of the Pueblo of Laguna. Performs competent defense, arrangements of bail, posting bond, pretrial conferences, representation in court appearances, and post-trial representation. Ensures civil rights are protected. Utilizes plea bargain process in the interests of the accused. Contact clients of hearings, case developments, and obligations. Interviews, gathers evidence, and analyzes to formulate legal representation. Prepares pleadings, motions, legal briefs, orders, and appellate documents. Works with relevant personnel or entities regarding appropriate recommendations for case resolution, sentences, and referrals. Reviews codes and/or ordinances; recommends amendments.
For more information, contact the Pueblo of Laguna Human Resources Office at (505) 552-6654 or visit our website www.lagunapueblo-nsn.gov
NMPED Paralegal Position
PARALEGAL - The Public Education Department is looking for a team player with strong writing and interpersonal skills, great attention to detail and follow-through, and an interest in public service. To apply, please fill out an application at http://www.spo.state.nm.us/applicationguide/
, and email 2 writing samples to Aaron.Rodriguez2@state.nm.us
The law firm of Terry & deGraauw P.C. is seeking a full time Administrative Assistant with a strong work ethic and a passion for customer service. Salary DOE. No legal experience is required. Experience with Microsoft Office is a must. Benefits offered include health, dental, vision and disability insurance, 401K plan, and discretionary bonuses. Please do not call the office for inquiries. Instead please email resume to Kelly Squires at firstname.lastname@example.org
. All replies are confidential.
Busy personal injury firm seeks paralegal with experience in personal injury litigation. Ideal candidate must possess excellent communication, grammar and organizational skills. Must be professional, self-motivated and a team player who can multi-task. Salary depends on experience. Firm offers benefits. Fax resumes to (505) 242-3322 or email to: email@example.com