As a criminal defense lawyer, Lee has dedicated her skills to protecting the constitutional rights and liberties of her clients. Before re-locating to New Mexico in 2001, Lee practiced in South Dakota.While serving on various committees and boards, Lee has been a tireless advocate for the rights of accused and convicted persons.Her service on the South Dakota Elections Board resulted in...Show more
Posted by: Jim over 2 years ago.
Great Lawyer, very patient and great listener, Lelia's expertise in law helped me and my family threw a very tough time. I will always recommend her...
Posted by: Gigi almost 3 years ago.
Ms. Hood is a very caring, determined, hark working attorney. She wants justice for her clients and works hard to get them justice. She kept in touch,...
Clovis, NM9 months ago
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Lelia is a tireless advocate for her clients. She leaves no stone unturned. I have had the opportunity to witness first-hand the zeal and dedication...
Santa Fe, NMOver 3 years ago
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I endorse this lawyer. She worked hard to get her innocent client off of death row and back home. Need I say more?
New Mexico Public Defender, Capital Crimes
1989 JD - Juris Doctor in Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
University of South Dakota School of Law
2014 Board Member
New Mexico Justice
1991- present Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
2014 You May Be Gone, But Your DNA Lingers On
2011 Proving Self-Defense: Gunshot Wound Analysis in Crime Scene Reconstruction
2013 Overcoming Child Abuse Allegations
2013 Criminal Defense Practice in American State of New Mexico