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Clayton Scot Hightower

Practice areas:

Workers Compensation, Family, Business, Personal Injury

About Me

POSITION



  • Shareholder - Sanders, Bruin, Coll & Worley, P.A. 


ADMITTED TO BAR



  • 2009 New Mexico

  • 2009 U. S. District Court, District of New Mexico


EDUCATION



  • Baylor University (B.B.A., 2005)

  • Texas Tech University School of Law (J. D., 2009)


EMPLOYMENT



  • Sanders, Bruin, Coll & Worley, P.A. (2009 – Present)


LEGAL AFFILIATIONS



  • Chaves County Bar Association

  • State Bar of New Mexico

  • Local State Bar Pro Bono Committee

  • American Bar Association

  • Certified Mediator (Texas)


AREAS OF PRACTICE



  • Family Law

  • Employment Law

  • Personal Injury

  • Workers Compensation 

  • Business/Commercial


HONORS AND AWARDS



  • Top Lawyers in New Mexico by The Legal Network - 2013

  • Top Lawyers in New Mexico by The Legal Network - 2014

  • Top 10 Under 40 by The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys - 2015

  • Top 10 Attorney Award by The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys - 2015 

  • Avvo Clients’ Choice for Workers Compensation - 2015


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS



  • Roswell Rotary Club

  • Leadership Roswell 2010

  • Teen Community Bible Study

  • Sons of the Republic of Texas

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Personal Injury: 25%
    6 years
  2. Business: 25%
    6 years
  3. Family: 25%
    6 years
  4. Workers Compensation: 25%
    6 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($185/hour), Contingent (10-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes), Pro Bono (10%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Joseph M Zebas

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Joseph Zebas Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Jeremy Michael Worley

    I endorse this lawyer. Clayton has become the go-to attorney for injured workers in New Mexico. His knowledge and expertise in workers' compensation and also family law allow him to provide a unique advantage for each of his clients. He is the hardest working attorney I have ever met.

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    Jeremy Worley Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

701 West Country Club Rd.
Roswell, NM, 88201

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NMAuthorized to practice law200903/18/2013

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 10 Under 40The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys2015
Top 10 Attorney AwardThe National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys2015
Top Lawyers in New MexicoThe Legal Network2014
Top Lawyers in New MexicoThe Legal Network, Top Lawyers In New Mexico2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSanders, Bruin, Coll and Worley P.A.2009 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of New Mexico, Family Law SectionBoard of Directors2014 - Present
New Mexico Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Chaves County Pro Bono CommitteeMember2012 - Present
Chaves County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
2014 WL 7236349Favorable

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Amicus Curiae Brief67 M.J. 4322009

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Baylor UniversityFinance and AccountingBBA - Bachelor of Business Administration2005