Bankruptcy has helped millions of people get a fresh start -- you, too, deserve a fresh start!We are committed to helping consumers protect and defend their rights.
I started my law career in California working for the District Attorney's Office. Ultimately, however, I decided to pursue my interest in fighting white collar crime: fraud, consumer scams, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and more. Combining my professional interests with my love of the American Southwest -- New Mexico in particular -- led me to the Office of the Attorney General where, for six years, I worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division.
I started my own private law practice in 2009. Committed to helping consumers protect their rights, I provide highly personalized, compassionate legal services. I represent consumers in bankruptcy as well as defend consumers in debt collection cases, and against unfair and deceptive trade practices.
I represent consumers throughout New Mexico. My main office is in Albuquerque, NM with a second office in Santa Fe, NM.
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|NM||Authorized to practice law||2002||10/01/2013|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Public Interest Law Scholar||University of San Francisco School of Law||1999|
|Honors||Univerisity of California - Berkeley||N/A|
|Principal||Law Offices of Deborah M. DeMack||2009 - Present|
|Assistant Attorney||Law Office of George "Dave" Giddens, P.C.||2014 - 2015|
|Assistant Attorney General||Office of the Attorney General, New Mexico||2002 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New Mexico Supreme Court Disciplinary Board||Board Member||2016 - Present|
|New Mexico Foundation for Open Government||Member||2010 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Attorney Member||2009 - Present|
|State Bar of New Mexico, Bankruptcy Law Section||Attorney Member||2009 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Advocates||Attorney Member||2003 - Present|
|First Judicial Bar Association||Attorney Member||2002 - Present|
|DeMack v. King; Case No. D-202-CV-2011-07963||Case settled; Attorney General's Office paid nearly $47,000 in attorney fees and costs|
|CACH, LLC v. Guerrero; D-202-CV-2009-02022||Consumer Class Action Settled; Settlement to Class Members|
|In re Atwood v. GE Money Bank; 452 B.R. 249 (Bkrtcy. D.N.M. 2011)||Case settled; court decision published|
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|University of San Francisco School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|University of Chicago||History||MA - Masters||1990|
|University of California - Berkeley||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1980|
|Bankruptcy Workshop -- Bar Association||Consumer Bankruptcy||2014|
|Bankruptcy Workshop -- Bar Association||Consumer Bankruptcy||2013|