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
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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...
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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,...
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
2010 Committee Member
DNA Identification Oversight Committe
2010- present Board Member
New Mexico DNA Identification Oversight Committee
2011 Proving Self-Defense: Gunshot Wound Analysis in Crime Scene Reconstruction
2007 Exposing the Gauntlet of Death Penalty Decision-Making
2011 Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury Meet My Experts
2010 Drafting Jury Instructions With an Eye Toward Appeal,”