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A practicing attorney since 1983, George “Dave” Giddens treats his clients with concern, compassion and exceptional legal abilities. His achievements have been recognized by his peers throughout the legal community. Most recently, he was named a Top Rated Lawyer for Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy in 2013. In addition, he’s been named a Southwest Super Lawyer in 2009, 2012 and 2013. In 2011, he was named Best of the Bar/Bankruptcy by New Mexico Business Weekly. Furthermore, he has consistently received the highest rating for professional abilities and ethics from Martindale-Hubbell, a legal rating service.

Outside of work, Mr. Giddens believes in giving back the community. To this end, he is active in St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, where he has chaired the finance ministry and the Capital Funds Campaign. He is also active in the Rotary Club of Albuquerque, where he enjoys fellowship and community service projects. He also enjoys playing golf, biking, watching sports and cooking.

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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 50%
    33 years
  2. Litigation: 50%
    33 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Law Office of George "Dave" Giddens, P.C.

10400 Academy Road NE, Ste. 350
Albuquerque, NM, 87111


NMAuthorized to practice law198308/26/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyer, Bankruptcy and Creditor RightsBest Lawyers in America2014
AV Preeminent ratingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Top Rated Lawyer for Corporate Restructuring and BankruptcyTop Rated Lawyer2013
Southwest Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent ratingMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent ratingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Southwest Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Best of the Bar/BankruptcyNew Mexico Business Weekly2011
AV Preeminent ratingMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent ratingMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent ratingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Southwest Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
AV Preeminent ratingMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent ratingMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent ratingMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent ratingMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Preeminent ratingMartindale-Hubbell2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalThe Law Office of George "Dave" Giddens, P.C.1997 - Present
ShareholderBehles-Giddens, P.A.1992 - 1997
AssociateJennie Deden Behles, P.A.1987 - 1991
AssociateShamas & Perrin1986 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of New Mexico, Bankruptcy Law SectionMember1983 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMemberN/A
Home Builders Association of Central New MexicoMemberN/A
Independent Community Bankers AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Industrial and Office PropertiesMemberN/A
New Mexico Bankers AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Kansas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of KansasPersonnel AdministrationBachelor of General Studies1980