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Hi, I do commercial litigation, mostly complex motion practice and appeals, but also routine discovery, ADR and trials. Pretty much straight common law: high exposure contract, tort, plaintiff insurance bad faith, consumer protection and a few other areas. Lots of first impression work, generally with appealable issues. We have plenty of work here in NM, but I am always willing to consider invitations to collaborate on Florida projects!


My specialties are appeals and complex motion practice in state and federal cases, but I also do discovery and trials.

I love cats, travel, and enjoying my home life despite the hours I spend in the office.  Above all I really do care about my clients, and with that come heavy commitments, but I love my work!  


Languages spoken: Spanish

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  1. Appeals: 60%
    14 years
  2. Litigation: 40%
    14 years



Hourly ($200-250/hour), contingent (25-33%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (120 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

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Holt Babington Mynatt, P.C.
1660 Hickory Loop
Las Cruces, New Mexico, 880056597


NMAuthorized to practice law200809/25/2008
FLMembership Lapsed200206/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
ValedictorianEscuela Politecnica del Ejercito2008
CALI Excellence AwardC.A.L.I.2000
Dean's ListUniversity of Miami School of Law2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Inns of Court chapterAssociate2008 - Present
United States District Court for the District of New MexicoMember2008 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth CircuitMember2008 - Present
Appellate Practice Section, State Bar of New MexicoMember2008 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of CaliforniaMember2002 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaMember2002 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitMember2002 - Present
Phi Delta Phi legal fraternityMember2000 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2001
Escuela Politecnica del EjercitoFinanceM. Finanzas1998