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Thomas G. Rice is the owner and sole shareholder of the Albuquerque, New Mexico law firm of Thomas G. Rice P.C. Mr Rice graduated from Brigham Young University at Provo, Utah, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. He spent three years in the U.S. Army serving in Viet Nam as a helicopter pilot, where he was decorated for distinguished service.

Mr. Rice received his Juris Doctor degree from Brigham Young University School of Law in 1977. He is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of New Mexico and State Bar of Illinois. He is licensed to practice in both Federal and State Courts as well as the U.S. Tax Court. He has also served as a Trustee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

Mr. Rice is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant, having been involved in tax and estate planning throughout his career and has worked with a public accounting firm in managing their tax department which included individual, corporate, partnership, estate and trust taxation.

Mr. Rice’s practice is focused in the area of estate planning, tax, real estate, bankruptcy and small business representation. He has spoken before various civic and private organizations on estate planning matters. He is a past member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, a nationwide organization of Estate Planning Attorneys.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 20%
  2. Business: 20%
  3. Bankruptcy: 20%
  4. Probate: 20%
  5. Tax: 20%



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Thomas G. Rice, P.C.

4801 Lang Ave. NE Ste 110
Albuquerque, NM, 87109


NMAuthorized to practice law197711/13/2009
ILAdministrative - Not Authorized to Practice198805/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Bronze Star with Cross of GallantryRepublic of Vietnam1969
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThomas G. Rice, PC1977 - Present
AttorneyMorris, Hall & Kinghorn, PLLC2008 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Estate Planning AttorneysN/A2002 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States (IRS) v. NipperDefendants were able to remain on their property although they were required to forfeit 320 Acres of the adjoining ranch land in settlement of the debt.
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Publication nameTitleDate
BookAWill is not enough in New Mexico2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Brigham Young UniversityAccountingBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Seminars on Estate PlanningEstate Planning2010