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Margaret Strickland

Margaret Strickland

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Civil Rights

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    9 years, 300 cases
  2. Civil Rights: 25%

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Glenn Smith Valdez

    I endorse this lawyer. Margaret is knowledgable, well prepared and a well respected member of the legal profession. She is the kind of lawyer smart clients choos to fight for them.


    Glenn Valdez Speeding & Traffic Ticket Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jennifer Burrill

    Margaret is an excellent attorney. She is both attentive to details and aggressive which produces excellent results for her clients.


    Jennifer Burrill Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

McGraw & Strickland, LLC

165 W. Lucero Ave.
Las Cruces, NM, 88005



NMAuthorized to practice law200712/21/2011
WAAdministrative Suspension200607/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateThe Law Offices of Michael L. Stout2011 - 2011


Association NamePosition NameDuration
NMCDLAPresident-Elect2015 - Present
New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationVice President2013 - 2015
New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationSecretary2012 - 2013
New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationTreasurer2010 - 2012
New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationRegional Director2008 - 2010
New Mexico State Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
For the Defense (New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)Drug Courts2009


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
NMCDLA - Summer Albuquerque CLESuppression - Case Law Update2015
NMCDLA Las Cruces Summer CLELobbying for Better Criminal Laws2014
NMCDLA Fall DWI/DUI CLEAdvanced Discovery in DWI/DUI2013
NMCDLA Albuquerque CLEAdvanced Cross Exam2010
NMCDLA Las Cruces Summer CLECross Exam of the Pseudo-Expert2009
NMCDLA End of the Year CLEDrug Courts and Mental Health Courts2009
NMCDLA Las Cruces Summer CLESearch and Seizure in New Mexico2008