Hi, I do commercial litigation, mostly complex motion practice and appeals, but also routine discovery, ADR and trials. Pretty much straight common law: high exposure contract, tort, plaintiff insurance bad faith, consumer protection and a few other areas. Lots of first impression work, generally with appealable issues. We have plenty of work here in NM, but I am always willing to consider invitations to collaborate on Florida projects!
My specialties are appeals and complex motion practice in state and federal cases, but I also do discovery and trials.
I love cats, travel, and enjoying my home life despite the hours I spend in the office. Above all I really do care about my clients, and with that come heavy commitments, but I love my work!
Languages spoken: Spanish
Hourly ($200-250/hour), contingent (25-33%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (120 minutes), Pro bono (10%)
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|NM||Authorized to practice law||2008||09/25/2008|
|FL||Administrative - Not authorized to practice||2002||09/08/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Valedictorian||Escuela Politecnica del Ejercito||2008|
|CALI Excellence Award||C.A.L.I.||2000|
|Dean's List||University of Miami School of Law||2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Inns of Court chapter||Associate||2008 - Present|
|United States District Court for the District of New Mexico||Member||2008 - Present|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit||Member||2008 - Present|
|Appellate Practice Section, State Bar of New Mexico||Member||2008 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Northern District of California||Member||2002 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida||Member||2002 - Present|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit||Member||2002 - Present|
|Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity||Member||2000 - Present|
|University of Miami School of Law||N/A||law||2001|
|Escuela Politecnica del Ejercito||Finance||M. Finanzas||1998|