Sam P. Ruyle is a seasoned attorney who understands the benefits to his clients where big firm experience and professionalism can coalesce with cost-effective methods and personal attention.
Sam provides an exceptional level of devotion and loyalty to his clients, and his focused office is able to maintain a strong commitment to his principles: effective and affordable representation; precise, efficient service; and clear client communication.
Based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Sam P. Ruyle serves the entire state with a concentration on northern New Mexico. Sam represents clients in Los Alamos, Taos, Raton, as well as Santa Fe and the surrounding areas.
He practices in the areas of criminal defense (including white collar defense, all felonies and misdemeanors); civil litigation (including serious injury and wrongful death cases); and government misconduct/civil rights cases.
Sam was educated at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Ave Maria School of Law and the University of New Mexico School of Law. Prior to Sam Ruyle Esq., Sam was an Assistant District Attorney in the First Judicial District and has developed a reputation for being a compassionate, dedicated, vigilant attorney who cares about his clients
Sam and his father David have gotten hundreds of New Mexicans qualified for the long-term institutional care Medicaid benefit. The experience learned through helping so many clients has established the knowledge and proficiency to field every set of circumstances imaginable.
Sam has drafted hundreds of wills and trusts for clients from all walks of life accommodating all manner of circumstances and wishes.
Sam P. Ruyle represents clients facing criminal charges in courts throughout New Mexico. He handles cases involving white collar crime, domestic violence claims, juvenile and Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) cases, DWI charges, as well as many other criminal issues.
Sam represents a diverse group of clients, including professionals - doctors, lawyers, executives - who suddenly find themselves in difficult circumstances.
Sam represents clients in personal injury, wrongful death and employment actions, as well as general litigation matters.
His efforts in civil litigation are centered on establishing close working relationships with his clients, emphasizing a precise focus on the client's interests, cost-effective services and the ability to respond quickly.
Sam provides representation in cases which combine both civil and criminal matters. He provides creative options and alternatives for the resolution of potential criminal matters. He represents witnesses, crime victims, and businesses facing criminal and quasi-criminal investigations.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Pro Bono Service Award||First Judicial District Court||N/A|
|Assistant District Attorney||First Judicial District Attorney's Office||2012 - 2013|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Ave Maria School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2012|
|University of Nevada-Las Vegas||Business||2004|