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Ms. Robinson is an attorney at Justicia Digna.  She is a 2009 graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Law and holds a B.A. degree from the College of William and Mary in Virginia.


Ms. Robinson started her legal career in 2008 in the areas of labor and employment law including discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, FMLA, employment contracts, employment consultation, and mediation.


In 2011, Ms. Robinson started work in public interest law involving policy, advocacy and lobbying on behalf of low income New Mexican families in the area of health care, including Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act and has been heavily involved in legislative advocacy and government relations. She started with Justicia Digna in April 2013 and looks forward to bringing her expertise to offer dignified and vigorous representation in the areas of immigration, criminal defense, and some employment matters.


Prior to entering the legal field, Ms, Robinson worked in mutual funds and financial services for ten years in the fields of trading assistance, operations, and IT, earning NASD Series 6, 7, and 63 licenses. 


Quela lives in Albuquerque and is a certified yoga instructor and deejay.


Contact info

3904 Central Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM, 87106

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 70%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%

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NMAuthorized to practice law200906/07/2013
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Staff AttorneyNew Mexico Center on Law and Poverty2011 - 2013
Associate AttorneyMoody and Warner, P.C.2009 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
New Mexico State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of New Mexico School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National Health Law Program 2012 Annual ConferenceState Challenges with Medicaid Expansion2012
Con Alma Foundation Health Reform ConveningThe Medicaid Opportunity in New Mexico2012
New Mexico Public Health AssociationSection 1115 waivers2011
New Mexico State Legislature Regular and Interim Sessions 2011-2013Presenter, Expert Witness for LegislationN/A