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Sandra Morgan Little

Divorce and separation Attorney at Albuquerque, NM

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Sandra Morgan Little has focused her practice on representing high net worth individuals, business owners, CEO’s and the spouses of those people.  Sandra has been involved in some of the largest family cases in New Mexico. She has tried hundreds of cases in various courts across New Mexico and 9 of her cases have been reported by the New Mexico Supreme Court. Because Sandra recognizes that privacy and certainty for high net worth individuals and business owners is optimal, she strives to represent clients in forums which facilitate those aspects. Sandra involves accountants, business lawyers and other financial experts in cases to provide avenues for protecting and maintaining wealth and businesses.

A prolific writer and speaker, Sandra has lectured to thousands of attorneys across the country on various family law topics primarily focused on business valuation in divorce, representing high net worth individuals, retirement in divorce and using experts in settlement and trial. She has been quoted as an expert on divorce in a number of publications including, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Fortune, The New York Times, and even Glamour and Martha Stewart Living.

While well-known on a national level, Sandra also stays involved in local and New Mexico Bar associations and Supreme Court Committees.  Sandra serves as a Settlement Facilitator in family law cases and serves as a mediator in divorce cases for individuals.

Licensed for 44 years
State NM
Status Active
Acquired 1978
Updated 12/11/2014

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

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Sandra Morgan Little
316 Osuna Rd NE
Suite A
Albuquerque, NM, 87107


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Posted by anonymous | January 26, 2015
Excellence in Family Law
Sandra is an exceptional attorney, extremely knowledgeable, compassionate and a great communicator. She was invaluable in helping me resolve my legal matter promptly and with tremendous ability to calm and make the experience as painless as possible. I would recommend her immediately to anyone with a family law matter.


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AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Little, Gilman-Tepper & Batley P.A.
  • 1988 - Present


  • University of New Mexico School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1978

Legal Cases

  • Koppenhaver v. Koppenhaver
  • NM Supreme Court Ruled in her favor


  • Supreme Court of the State of NM
  • Hearing Review Officer
  • 1995 - Present
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Chair Collaborative Law Committee
  • 2014 - 2015
  • American Bar Association
  • Chair Family Law Section
  • 1999 - 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Pre-eminent Women Law Firms
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Superlawyer
  • Southwest Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Pre-Eminent Lawyer
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Top 25 Lawyers in NM
  • Southwest Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • "Best of the Bar" in Family Law
  • NM Business Weekly
  • 2011
  • Best Family Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
  • Best Family Lawyer for NM
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2009
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  • John A. Wiley and Sons
  • Divorce and Domestic Relations Litigation
  • 2003

Speaking Engagements

  • Mid-Year Meeting
  • Handling a Complex Equitable Distribution Case
  • 2013

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Albuquerque Divorce and separation Lawyer Sandra Morgan Little
Sandra Morgan Little
Divorce and separation Attorney
Albuquerque, NM
Licensed for 44 years