State Bar of New Mexico Career Center and Classified Ads

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Marcia Ulibarri  
505-797-6058

Positions

Updated 9/13/19

Associate Attorney

Stiff, Keith & Garcia is a successful and growing law firm representing national clients, looking for a lawyer to work as an associate in the areas of insurance defense and civil litigation. Flexible work environment available. Minimum of 2 years of litigation experience. Strong academic credentials, and research and writing skills are required. We are a congenial and professional firm. Excellent benefits and salary. Great working environment with opportunity for advancement. Send resume to resume01@swcp.com
 

Lawyer Position 

Hennighausen & Olsen, L.L.P., seeks an attorney to practice in the following areas: civil, contract, water law, natural resources, and property. If interested, please send resume and recent writing sample to: Managing Partner, Hennighausen & Olsen, L.L.P., P.O. Box 1415, Roswell, NM 88202-1415. All replies are kept confidential. No telephone calls please. 
 

Associate Attorney

Tucker, Yoder, Hatfield, Eley & Associates, the largest firm in San Juan County, practicing in New Mexico and Colorado, has an immediate associate opening in its Farmington office for civil, domestic relations and criminal practice. Ideal candidates will be team players, ready to assist clients in a variety of cases. New Mexico and Colorado bar admission a plus. Salary depending on experience. Please send cover letter and resume to jennifer@tbylaw.com
 

Associate Attorney

Dog friendly Albuquerque civil defense firm with state wide practice representing public entities and others seeks associate attorney with minimum of 2 years’ experience as lawyer or litigation paralegal. Must be able to travel. Please send resume, writing sample, and cover letter describing current practice and interest in position to Lawfirmabq@gmail.com 

Entry-Level Attorney Positions

JUST PASSED THE BAR? Put that Degree to work for you! We have entry-level attorney positions immediately available with the Fourth Judicial District Attorney’s Office in Las Vegas, NM. Excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in the courtroom with a diverse team of mentor attorneys. Requirements include J.D. and current license to practice law in New Mexico. Please forward your letter of interest and resumé to Richard D. Flores, District Attorney, c/o Mary Lou Umbarger, District Office Manager, P.O. Box 2025, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701 - or via e-mail: mumbarger@da.state.nm.us Competitive salary and great workplace environment!
 

Santa Fe County Attorney

Now hiring for the position of Santa Fe County Attorney – The County Attorney represents Santa Fe County and its elected officials in legal matters that involve the County. The County Attorney performs governmental legal work of the highest degree of complexity and difficulty, oversees the legal office, and supervises attorneys and staff in that office. Preferred applicants will have significant experience overseeing a local government office, supervising attorneys, a commitment to public service, and a strong background in local government representation. The successful candidate will have familiarity with or the ability to master the following areas: 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 and records management. The forgoing list is not exhaustive, but is intend to convey the nature of the County Attorney’s diverse and dynamic practice. Successful applicants must have strong analytic, research, communication and interpersonal skills. The salary range is from $41.2077 to $61.8116 per hour. Individuals interested in overseeing the Santa Fe County Attorney’s Office must apply through Santa Fe County’s website, at http://www.santafecountynm.gov/job_opportunities
 

Law Practice Management Counsel

The State Bar of New Mexico is accepting applications for the position of Law Practice Management Counsel. Duties include developing programming in collaboration with the Center for Legal Education (CLE) of the New Mexico State Bar Foundation and directing the Entrepreneurs in Community Lawyering Program (the State Bar’s legal incubator). The successful candidate should be an experienced attorney with strong connections to the private and public bars, and the UNM School of Law. A passion for mentoring newly licensed lawyers and a demonstrated interest in adult education and law practice management are required. Practice experience in two or more qualifying legal areas is a required (see full posting for qualifying areas of law). Excellent benefits, salary dependent on experience and qualifications. EOE. For full details and instruction on how to apply, visit http://www.queb2.com/NmbarDocs/AboutUs/Careers/LPMC.pdf
 

Assistant City Attorney for the Municipal Affairs Division

The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is hiring an Assistant City Attorney for the Municipal Affairs Division. The Department’s team of attorneys provides a broad range of general counsel legal services to the Mayor’s Office, City Council, the Albuquerque Police Department, various City departments, boards, commissions, and agencies. The legal services provided by the division includes, but are not limited to, drafting legal opinions, reviewing and drafting policies, ordinances, and executive/administrative instructions, reviewing and drafting contracts, providing counsel on Inspection of Public Records Act requests and other open government issues, providing advice on City ordinances and State/Federal statutes and regulations, and providing general advice and counsel on day-to-day operations. Attention to detail and strong writing skills are essential. Preferences include: Five (5)+ years’ experience; criminal legal experience; policy writing; and addressing evidentiary issues. Candidates 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 amaragon@cabq.gov.

Lawyers With 2–6 Years of Experience

Montgomery & Andrews, P.A. is seeking lawyers with 2 – 6 years of experience to join its firm in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Montgomery & Andrews offers enhanced advancement prospects, interesting work opportunities in a broad variety of areas, and a relaxed and collegial environment, with an open-door policy. Candidates should have strong written and verbal communication skills. Candidates should also be detail oriented and results-driven. New Mexico licensure is required. Please send resumes to rvalverde@montand.com.

Associate Attorney 

Hatcher Law Group, P.A. seeks an associate attorney preferably with one to two years of legal experience for our downtown Santa Fe office. We are looking for an individual motivated to excel at the practice of law in a litigation-focused practice. Hatcher Law Group defends individuals, state and local governments and institutional clients in the areas of insurance defense, coverage, workers compensation, employment and civil rights. We offer a great work environment, competitive salary and opportunities for future growth. Send your cover letter, resume and a writing sample via email to juliez@hatcherlawgroupnm.com.
 

Deputy District Attorney and HIDTA- Deputy District Attorney

Immediate openings for a Deputy District Attorney and HIDTA- Deputy District Attorney in Deming. A Deputy District Attorney in Lordsburg, and an Senior Trial Attorney in Silver City. Salary Depends on Experience. Benefits. Please send resume to Francesca Estevez, District Attorney, FMartinez-Estevez@da.state.nm.us or call 575-388-1941.
 

Litigation Attorney

With 51 offices and over 1,400 attorneys, Lewis Brisbois is one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the nation. Our Albuquerque office is seeking associates with a minimum of three years litigation defense experience. Candidates must have credentials from ABA approved law school, actively licensed by the New Mexico state bar, and have excellent writing skills. Duties include but are not limited to independently managing a litigation caseload from beginning to end, communicating with clients and providing timely reporting, appearing at depositions and various court appearances and working closely with other attorneys and Partners on matters. Please submit your resume along with a cover letter and two writing samples to phxrecruiter@lewisbrisbois.com and indicate “New Mexico Litigation Attorney Position”. All resumes will remain confidential. LBBS does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies with respect to the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact LBBS's human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to LBBS. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and LBBS. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of LBBS. LBBS shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.
 

CLE Program Assistant

The New Mexico State Bar Foundation seeks a full-time CLE Program Assistant for seasonal assistance in the Center for Legal Education. This position begins 10/1/19 and is expected to last approximately three months.  For full details and instruction on how to apply, visit http://www.queb2.com/NmbarDocs/AboutUs/Careers/CLE.pdf
 

Paralegal (Santa Fe)

NGL Energy Partners is seeking a full-time paralegal. Responsibilities include data analysis, preparing legal documents & filings, tracking government policy development, and maintaining corporate records. The successful candidate will possess an Associate degree or equivalent education and at least five (5) yrs as a legal assistant. Strong preference for candidates with transaction experience and/or real estate experience. Candidates should apply online at www.nglenergypartners.com/careers
 

Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant for litigation defense downtown law firm. Looking for someone with relevant experience, knowledge of e-filing in State and Federal courts, strong organizational skills, cooperative attitude, and attention to detail. Full time, salary DOE, great benefits incl. health, dental & life ins. and 401K match. Please e-mail resume to kayserk@civerolo.com, or mail to Civerolo, Gralow & Hill, PA, PO Box 887, Albuquerque NM 87103.

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 lee@huntlaw.com and patsy@huntlaw.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: reception@lawfirmnm.com
 

Prosecutors

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: mumbarger@da.state.nm.us
 

Associate Attorney

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 rd@hmm-law.com.
 

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 amaragon@cabq.gov.

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 amaragon@cabq.gov.

Escrow Processor

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.buckalew@stewart.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

Administrative Assistant

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 kss@tdgfamilylaw.com. All replies are confidential.

Paralegal

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: nichole@whitenerlawfirm.com 
 

Trial Attorney

Trial Attorney wanted for immediate employment with the Ninth Judicial District Attorney’s Office, which includes Curry and Roosevelt counties. Employment will be based in either Curry County (Clovis) or Roosevelt County (Portales). Must be admitted to the New Mexico State Bar. Salary will be based on the NM District Attorneys’ Personnel & Compensation Plan and commensurate with experience and budget availability. Email resume, cover letter, and references to: Steve North, snorth@da.state.nm.us.
 

Divorce Lawyers – Come Grow with Us! 
Incredible Career Opportunity

New Mexico Legal Group, a cutting edge divorce and family law firm, is growing again and we’re looking for another experienced attorney to join our team in Albuquerque. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in creating the very culture and financial rewards that you have always wanted in a law firm. We practice at the highest levels in our field, with independence and cutting edge practice and marketing strategies. The firm offers excellent pay (100k+), health insurance, automatic 3% contribution to 401(k) and revenue sharing plan. This is also a great opportunity for solo lawyers who would like to merge their practice. Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to DCrum@NewMexicoLegalGroup.com. In addition to your professional experience, your letter should talk about who you are as a person and what makes you perfect for this position (this is the most important document you will submit). We look forward to meeting you! 
 

Business Law Attorney

The Los Alamos National Laboratory, Office of General Counsel, is seeking a Business Law Attorney. This position will provide constructive and supportive legal advice and counsel to LANL managers and employees, advising them regarding the legal aspects and consequences of proposed courses of action and identifying alternative courses of action that will avoid or minimize legal difficulties for LANL while also facilitating mission accomplishment. Responsibilities will include: drafting and reviewing legal documents, including contracts, leases, terms and conditions and other legal instruments, memoranda of law, legal opinions, proposed regulations, management directives and correspondence and support negotiations with outside entities and their attorneys, including subcontractors, claimants, litigants, and agencies of various federal, state, tribal and local government agencies. Please view the LANL Website at https://lanl.jobs for full ad and how to apply; IRC75312. 
 

Assistant Attorney General

The Office of the New Mexico Attorney General is recruiting for Assistant Attorney General positions in the Consumer and Environmental Protection Division. The job postings and further details are available at www.nmag.gov/human-resources.aspx

Staff Attorney

Santa Fe Dreamers Project is hiring a staff attorney based in ABQ or Santa Fe to represent detained asylum seekers, focusing mainly on representing transgender women. Salary based on experience. See full job description at www.santafedreamersproject.org. Contact Wesley Brockway at wes@santafedreamersproject.org
 

Traffic Arraignment Attorney

The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is hiring an Assistant City Attorney position in the Property and Finance division of the City Attorney’s Office. The position will administer the traffic arraignment program and assist in areas of real estate and land use, governmental affairs, regulatory law, procurement, general commercial transaction issues, civil litigation and. The department’s team of attorneys provide legal advice and guidance to City departments and boards, as well as represent the City and City Council on complex matters before administrative tribunals and in New Mexico State and Federal courts. Attention to detail and strong writing skills are essential. Applicant must be an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico in good standing or able to attain bar membership within three months of hire. 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 amaragon@cabq.gov.

Assistant City Attorney/Employment and Labor Division

The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is looking to fill an Assistant City Attorney position within its Employment and Labor Division. This Division is responsible for representing the City in litigation related to employment and labor law in New Mexico State and Federal Courts, before the City of Albuquerque Personnel Board, and before the City of Albuquerque Labor Board. The Division also provides counsel throughout all City Departments related to employment and labor issues. Attention to detail, strong writing skills, and the ability to work well as a part of a team are essential. Five or more years’ experience in employment or labor law is preferred for the first position. Two or more years of experience in civil litigation is preferred for the second, with additional preference given for experience in employment or labor law. Applicants 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 amaragon@cabq.gov.

Inspection Of Public Records Act Attorney (IPRA)

Assistant City Attorney position available with a main focus on providing legal advice to the City of Albuquerque and its various departments regarding Inspection of Public Records Act (“IPRA”) requests, and advising on subpoenas issued to the City, its departments, or employees. Applicant must be admitted to the practice of law in New Mexico, be an active member of the Bar in good standing, and have at least two (2) years of attorney experience in New Mexico. Preferred qualification: knowledge of IPRA, and civil and/or criminal procedure. A successful candidate will have strong communication skills, be able to work within a diverse legal team, and interact daily with other City employees and members of the public. Salary will be based upon experience and the City of Albuquerque Attorney's Personnel and Compensation Plan with a City of Albuquerque Benefits package. Please submit resume to attention of "IPRA Attorney Application"; c/o Angela M. Aragon; Executive Assistant; P.O. Box 2248, Albuquerque, NM 87103 or amaragon@cabq.gov

Attorney

Allen, Shepherd, Lewis & Syra, P.A. is seeking a New Mexico licensed attorney with 1-5 years of litigation experience. Experience in construction defect, professional malpractice or personal injury preferred. Candidates considered for a position must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Available position is exempt and full time. Excellent salary and benefits. Please send resume with cover letter, unofficial transcript, and writing sample to HR@allenlawnm.org or Allen, Shepherd, Lewis & Syra, P.A. Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 94750, Albuquerque, NM 87199-4750. EEO.

Commercial Liability Defense, Coverage Litigation Attorney
 P/T or F/T

Our well-established, regional, law practice seeks a contract or possibly full time attorney with considerable litigation experience, including familiarity with details of pleading, motion practice, and of course legal research and writing. We work in the are of insurance law, defense of tort claims, regulatory matters, and business and corporate support. A successful candidate will have excellent academics and five or more years of experience in these or highly similar areas of practice. Intimate familiarity with state and federal rule of civil procedure. Admission to the NM bar a must; admission to CO, UT, WY a plus. Apply with a resume, salary history, and five-page legal writing sample. Work may be part time 20+ hours per week moving to full time with firm benefits as case load develops. We are open to "of counsel" relationships with independent solo practitioners. We are open to attorneys working from our offices in Durango, CO, or in ABQ or SAF or nearby. Compensation for billable hours at hourly rate to be agreed, generally in the range of $45 - $65 per hour. Attorneys with significant seniority and experience may earn more. F/T accrues benefits. Apply with resume, 5-10p legal writing example to revans@evanslawfirm.com with "NM Attorney applicant" in the subject line.

Associate or Contract Litigation Attorney

Ortiz & Zamora, LLC, seeks a New Mexico licensed attorney with 4 or more years of litigation experience for an associate/contract position managing active civil litigation docket. Extensive experience with discovery, motion practice, hearings, and trial preparation desired. The position will focus mostly on litigation defense and day-to-day advice for public entities, including schools, municipalities, counties and state agencies, with similar defense-related work for individuals, businesses, and private entities. Labor/employment, civil rights, tort, administrative law, and property are the typical subject matter areas of the practice. Plaintiff-side litigation experience considered a plus for the firm’s medical malpractice, personal injury and catastrophic/death plaintiff-related work. Salary or contract rate D.O.E. Please email your resume to nadine@ortiz-zamora.com
 

Senior Children’s Court Attorney Position

The Children, Youth and Families Department is seeking to fill two vacant Children’s Court Attorney positions: one to be housed in Los Lunas, New Mexico, the other to be housed in offices in Gallup and Grants, New Mexico. Salary range is $58,480 to $93,384 annually, depending on experience and qualifications. The attorney housed in Los Lunas will represent the Department in abuse/neglect and termination proceedings and related matters in Valencia County. The attorney housed in Gallup and Grants will represent the Department in abuse/neglect and termination proceedings and related matters in McKinley and Cibola counties. The ideal candidate will have experience in the practice of law totaling at least four years and New Mexico licensure is required. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, and a retirement package. For information, please contact; David Brainerd, Managing Attorney, at (505) 327-5316 ext. 1114. To apply for this position, go to www.state.nm.us/spo/. The State of New Mexico is an EOE. 
 

JLAP Clinician/Project Manager

The State Bar of New Mexico seeks a dynamic full-time Clinician/Project Manager for the New Mexico Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program (NM JLAP). NM JLAP offers confidential professional and peer assistance to help individuals identify and address problems with alcohol and other drugs, depression, and other mental health/emotional disorders, as well as with issues related to cognitive impairment. For full details and instruction on how to apply, visit http://www.queb2.com/NmbarDocs/AboutUs/Careers/JLAP.pdf
 

Legal Secretary

Small busy law firm seeking experienced, full-time Legal Secretary, knowledge of Microsoft Word necessary. Salary negotiable. Send Resume to Alegras Lucero, Office Manager, 1225 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, Fax to (505) 266-4330 or email to alucero@michaeldanoff.com.

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