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.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Superlawyer||Southwest Super Lawyers||2015|
|Pre-eminent Women Law Firms||Martindale Hubbell||2015|
|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|
|Owner||Little, Gilman-Tepper & Batley P.A.||1988 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|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|
|John A. Wiley and Sons||Divorce and Domestic Relations Litigation||2003|
|University of New Mexico School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1978|
|Mid-Year Meeting||Handling a Complex Equitable Distribution Case||2013|
|Koppenhaver v. Koppenhaver||NM Supreme Court Ruled in her favor|
Posted by anonymous
Mon Jan 26 2015