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Marcia Ulibarri  
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Positions

Updated 5/23/2019

Full-time, Attorney Associate in Taos 

The Eighth Judicial District Court (TAOS)  ls recruiting for a full-time, Attorney Associate in Taos, New Mexico. SUMMARY: Under general direction, as assigned by a judge or a supervising attorney, review cases, perform legal research, evaluation, analysis, writing and make recommendations concerning the work of the court or judicial entity. May be assigned lead worker duties under the mentorship of a supervisor or manager. Finalist(s) may be subject to criminal background check. FOR QUALIFICATIONS AND TO APPLY Please see information at job link: http://www.nmcourts.gov/jobs/jobselectpage.php. The Eighth Judicial District Court is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
 

Associate Attorney

The Law Office of Ahmad Assed & Associates seeks an attorney with 1-5 years experience primarily in criminal defense (State & Federal), Civil and Personal Injury.  Some responsibilities include research and analysis of legal question, drafting and review of pleadings and litigation documents, court appearances (often on a daily basis), conducting pre-trial interviews and dealing one on one with adjuster in regards to personal injury matters.  This position is client facing and requires both legal expertise and strong interpersonal skills. Our ideal candidate will have a desire for expanding responsibilities and increasing opportunities.  Salary commensurate with experience.  We offer health benefits, PTO, holiday and vacation pay.   Please forward your resume along with a sample of your writing to Ahmad Assed at ahmad@assedlaw.com
 

ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY

Bernalillo County is conducting a search of candidates for a full-time regular, Assistant County Attorney.  Under the direction of the County Attorney and/or Deputy County Attorney, serve as a legal representative and advisor for Bernalillo County. Qualifications for this position require a J.D. or L.L.B degree, from an accredited academic institution, with a valid license to practice law in the State of New Mexico.  Plus, two (2) years of work experience in the practice of law which includes litigation and appellate experience and the coordination of multiple issues relevant to areas assigned. Bernalillo County invites you to consider working for our County as your next career endeavor. Bernalillo County is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. For more information regarding the job description, salary, closing dates and to apply visit the Bernalillo County web site at www.bernco.gov and refer to the section on job postings. ALL APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE THE COUNTY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.
 

Associate Attorney

Hatcher Law Group, P.A. seeks an associate attorney with two-plus years of legal experience for our downtown Santa Fe office. We are looking for an individual motivated to excel at the practice of law in a litigation-focused practice.  Hatcher Law Group defends individuals, state and local governments and institutional clients in the areas of insurance defense, coverage, workers compensation, employment and civil rights. We offer a great work environment, competitive salary and opportunities for future growth. Send your cover letter, resume and a writing sample via email to juliez@hatcherlawgroupnm.com.

Divorce Lawyers – Incredible Career Opportunity

New Mexico Legal Group, a cutting edge divorce and family law firm, is looking for another experienced attorney to join our team. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in creating the very culture and financial rewards that you have always wanted in a law firm. We practice at the highest levels in our field, with independence and cutting edge practice and marketing strategies. The firm offers excellent pay (100k+), health insurance, an automatic 3% contribution to 401(k) and future profit sharing. This is also a great opportunity for lawyers in a solo practice who would like to merge their practice. Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to DCrum@NewMexicoLegalGroup.com. In addition to your professional experience, your letter should talk about who you are as a person and what makes you perfect for this position (this is the most important document you will submit). We look forward to meeting you!

Personal Injury Attorney.

Get paid more for your great work. Salary plus incentives paid twice a month. Great benefits. Outstanding office team culture. Learn more at www.HurtCallBert.com/attorneyjobs. Or apply by email Bert@ParnallLaw.com and write “Apples” in the subject line.

BILINGUAL ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY (Uptown Albuquerque)

Rebecca Kitson Law is adding a full time, bilingual associate attorney position. Candidate must have passion and commitment to advocate for immigrants in all areas of relief. We are an inclusive, supportive office culture that welcomes all to apply. Must be fluent in Spanish. Must be willing to travel for Hearings and Interviews, as needed.  Law License from any state accepted but New Mexico preferred. Preference will be given to those with 1-2 years of law-related experience. Salary DOE, full benefits and fun perks offered. Please send letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to rk@rkitsonlaw.com. You will only be contacted if you are being considered for the position. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.
 

Communications Coordinator

The State Bar of New Mexico seeks a FT Communications Coordinator to assist with publications, digital communications, and media relations/marketing. Successful candidates will have superb communications skills, high attention to detail, critical thinking, copyediting skills, and a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. Ideal candidates will have experience with uniform writing styles (AP), website content management, social media, graphic design, and media relations. Bachelor’s degree/equivalent experience preferred. Email cover letter, resume, and 2 writing samples to hr@nmbar.org. Excellent benefits and EOE. $15-$18 per hour, DOE.

Assistant Trial Attorney 1st Judicial District Attorney

The First Judicial District Attorney’s Office has an entry level magistrate court attorney position. Salary is based on experience and the District Attorney Personnel and Compensation Plan.  Please send resume and letter of interest to: “DA Employment,” PO Box 2041, Santa Fe, NM  87504, or via e-mail to 1stDA@da.state.nm.us.

Paralegal

Rothstein Donatelli LLP is looking for a paralegal in the Santa Fe office with at least five year’s experience, preferably in real estate and civil litigation.  This person will work primarily in our Indian Law section but will provide support for other practice areas.  Excellent benefits.  Salary dependent on experience. Send resume to Joseph at jmeserve@rothsteinlaw.com
 

Senior Assistant City Attorney/Prosecutor

Fulltime regular, exempt position that represents the City in municipal court prosecutions, administrative hearings, and appeals in District Court. Work is performed in a standard office environment. Provides legal assessments and recommendations; conducts factual and legal analysis to determine whether legal issues should be prosecuted or defended based on the facts of law and evidence. Conducts conferences with opposing parties concerning settlement of cases. Juris Doctor Degree AND three year's experience in a civil law practice; at least one year of public law experience preferred. Must be a member of the New Mexico State Bar Association, licensed to practice law in the state of New Mexico, and remain active with all New Mexico Bar annual requirements. Valid driver's license may be required or preferred. Individuals should apply online through the Employment Opportunities link on the City of Las Cruces website at www.las-cruces.org. SALARY: $73,957.99 - $110,936.99 / Annually OPENING DATE: 05/07/19 CLOSING DATE: Continuous

Senior Trial Attorney Positions Available in the Albuquerque Area

The Thirteenth Judicial District Attorney’s Office is seeking Senior Trial attorneys. Positions available in Sandoval, Valencia, and Cibola Counties, where you will enjoy the convenience of working near a metropolitan area while gaining valuable trial experience in a smaller office, which provides the opportunity to advance more quickly than is afforded in larger offices.  Salary commensurate with experience. Contact Krissy Fajardo kfajardo@da.state.nm.us or 505-771-7411 for an application. Apply as soon as possible.  These positions will fill up fast!
 

Associate Attorney

Atkinson, Baker & Rodriguez, P.C. is an aggressive, successful Albuquerque-based complex civil commercial and tort litigation firm seeking an extremely hardworking and diligent associate attorney with great academic credentials.  This is a terrific opportunity for the right lawyer, if you are interested in a long term future with this firm.  A new lawyer with up to 3 years of experience is preferred.  Send resumes, references, writing samples, and law school transcripts to Atkinson, Baker & Rodriguez, P.C., 201 Third Street NW, Suite 1850, Albuquerque, NM  87102 or e_info@abrfirm.com.  Please reference Attorney Recruiting.

Legal Office Administrator

The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is seeking a full-time Legal Office Administrator to manage and oversee the Legal Department’s fiscal and budget operations, outside vendor contracts and grant administration, and provide management of front desk personnel. The Legal Office Administrator is responsible for coordinating assigned activities with other divisions and outside agencies and providing highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Attorney. A strong financial and budgetary management background is imperative. Excellent organization skills and the ability to multitask are necessary.  Competitive pay and benefits available on first day of employment. Please apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cabq.  

LAWYER POSITION

Guebert Bruckner Gentile P.C. seeks an attorney with up to five years' experience and the desire to work in tort and insurance litigation.  If interested, please send resume and recent writing sample to: Hiring Partner, Guebert Bruckner Gentile P.C., P.O. Box 93880, Albuquerque, NM 87199-3880. All replies are kept confidential.  No telephone calls please.
 

Associate Attorney

Holt Mynatt Martínez, P.C., an AV-rated law firm in Las Cruces, New Mexico is seeking  associate attorneys with 1-5 years of experience to join our team. Duties would include providing legal analysis and advice, preparing court pleadings and filings, performing legal research, conducting pretrial discovery, preparing for and attending administrative and judicial hearings, civil jury trials and appeals. The firm’s practice areas include insurance defense, civil rights defense, commercial litigation, real property, contracts, and governmental law. Successful candidates will have strong organizational and writing skills, exceptional communication skills, and the ability to interact and develop collaborative relationships. Prefer attorney licensed in New Mexico and Texas but will consider applicants only licensed in Texas.  Salary commensurate with experience, and benefits. Please send your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and references to rd@hmm-law.com.

Assistant General Counsel - Attorney III (NMDOT)

The New Mexico Department of Transportation is recruiting to fill an Attorney III position. The position provides representation of the Department in eminent domain and right-of-way related litigation matters in state court, in administrative hearings, and in other practice areas as assigned by the General Counsel. The person filling this position will also provide comprehensive legal advice and counsel to the Department’s upper management on right-of-way issues involving utilities, railroads, tribal entities, access control and environmental law.  Experience in real estate law, governmental entity defense litigation or representation in complex civil litigation matters is highly desirable. Experience in environmental law and Indian law would be useful. The requirements for the position are a Juris Doctor Law degree from an accredited law school, a current license as a New Mexico attorney in good standing and a minimum of five (5) years of experience practicing law, of which three (3) years must be in litigation. The position is a Pay Band LH, annual salary range from $63,851 to $101,996 depending on qualifications and experience. All state benefits will apply. Overnight travel throughout the state, good standing with the New Mexico State Bar and a valid New Mexico driver’s license are required. We offer the selected applicant a pleasant environment, supportive colleagues and dedicated support staff. Working conditions: Primarily in an office or courtroom setting with occasional high pressure situations. Interested persons must submit an on-line application through the State Personnel Office website at http://www.spo.state.nm.us/, no later than the applicable closing date posted by State Personnel. Additionally, please submit a copy of your resume, transcripts and bar card to Celina Lopez, Human Resources Division, New Mexico Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 1149, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504. The New Mexico Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. 
 

Associate Attorney

Stiff, Keith & Garcia seeks civil defense litigation associate. Excellent benefits and salary DOE. Great working environment. Send resume to resume01@swcp.com
 

Associate Attorney

Small law firm in Deming New Mexico is seeking an associate attorney. This position will provide the successful candidate with the  opportunity to expand his or her practice and eventually take over the firm. Must have strong research and writing skills. To apply for this opportunity interested and qualified candidates should mail their resume to Turner Law Office, 900 S. Platinum Ave., Deming New Mexico 88030 or email @ rfturnerlaw@qwestoffice.net

ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY

The Fifth Judicial District Attorney’s office has immediate positions open for new or experienced attorneys, in our Carlsbad and Roswell offices.  Salary will be based upon the New Mexico District Attorney’s Salary Schedule with starting salary range of an Assistant Trial Attorney to a Senior Trial Attorney ($58,000 to $79,679).  Please send resume to Dianna Luce, District Attorney, 301 N. Dalmont Street, Hobbs, NM 88240-8335 or e-mail to 5thDA@da.state.nm.us.

ATTORNEY 

The Carrillo Law Firm, P.C., located in Las Cruces, NM, is seeking an Attorney to join our firm.  We handle complex litigation as well as day-to-day legal matters from governmental sector and private corporate clients.  Applicant must possess strong legal research and writing skills, have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, desire to learn, and have a current license to practice law in New Mexico.  We offer competitive benefits to include health insurance, a profit sharing plan, and an excellent work environment. Please send letter of interest, resume, references, and writing sample via email to deena@carrillolaw.org.  All responses are kept confidential.

Administrative Office of the Courts invites letters of interest for Fiscal Year 2020 from attorneys 

The Administrative Office of the Courts invites letters of interest for Fiscal Year 2020 from attorneys interested in representing children both as guardian ad litem for children under 14 and as youth attorney for children over 14 and parents or custodians that are parties to abuse and neglect cases arising under the Children’s Code in the First Judicial District, Second Judicial District, Fourth Judicial District, Fifth Judicial District, Seventh Judicial District, Eighth Judicial District, Ninth Judicial District, Eleventh Judicial District, Twelfth Judicial District and Thirteenth Judicial District. Compensation is tied directly to caseload.  Letters of interest: Please include name, street address, phone number, email address, and a brief statement describing your background and understanding of abuse and neglect cases, years of experience, a statement of your ability to perform duties, and the available date to begin case assignments. Interested attorneys must be licensed to practice in the state of New Mexico, have professional liability insurance, and must attach a resume to the letter of interest.  Contracting attorneys will submit monthly logs, have access to email, meet with the Court or AOC if requested, participate in related CLE’s, and submit invoices as required by AOC and Department of Finance protocols.  Please send questions, letters of interest and accompanying resumes to Sarah Jacobs at aocsej@nmcourts.gov.

PARALEGAL

Litigation Paralegal with minimum of 3- 5 years’ experience, including current working knowledge of State and Federal District Court rules, online research, trial preparation, document control management, and familiar with use of electronic databases and related legal-use software technology.   Seeking skilled, organized, and detail-oriented professional for established commercial civil litigation firm.  Email resumes to e_info@abrfirm.com or Fax to 505-764-8374.

DNA-People’s Legal Services, Inc.

We are a non-profit legal aid and are currently hiring! DNA is one of the largest Indian legal service organizations in the country, located in northern AZ, northwest NM, and southern UT.  We serve clients who live in poverty, with their civil legal needs, such as consumer law, domestic violence, guardianships and other family law, landlord/tenant, employment and public benefits cases.  We practice in tribal, state, federal and administrative courts. Applicants must be able to live in remote areas, with limited Starbucks in sight, and must enjoy outdoor activities, such as hiking in canyons, running, cycling, climbing and camping. Having a reliable vehicle means that you can work in one of our on-reservation offices, as opposed to off-reservation. Visit our website https://dnalegalservices.org/career-opportunities-2/, any questions call (928) 283-3206. 

PT/FT Attorney

PT/FT attorney for expanding law firm in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Email resume to xc87505@gmail.com

PRINCIPAL ATTORNEY, SENIOR ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY POSITIONS NAVAJO NATION DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Navajo Nation Department of Justice is seeking an energetic and motivated Senior Attorney, Attorney, Principal Attorney Positions for its Litigation Unit, Tax and Finance Unit, Natural Resources Unit and Navajo-Hopi Legal Services Program, The qualified applicant will provide legal advice and representation to various programs, departments and divisions of the Navajo Nation government, regarding a wide range of legal issues, including statutory and regulatory grounds for local authority, contract disputes and procurement issues, and intergovernmental relations.  Emphasis will be in the areas of Natural Resources, Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute, and Tax could expand beyond these subjects. Current active state bar licensure in any state is required, with the expectation that within a year of hire, the applicant will obtain licensure in the Navajo Nation as well as one of the following states: Arizona, New Mexico or Utah. Preferred qualifications are current membership in good standing in the Arizona, New Mexico, or Utah State Bar Association and the Navajo Nation Bar Association. Please direct applicant packets consisting of (1) Letter of Interest with current address, telephone numbers, and e-mail address; (2) Navajo Nation employment application; (3) resume; (4) recent legal writing sample; (5) copy of bar membership certificates; and (6) law school graduation documents to Navajo Nation Department of Justice, Attention: Doreen N. McPaul, Attorney General at dmcpaul@nnodj.org or Kimberly A. Dutcher, Deputy Attorney General at kdutcher@nndoj.org,  P.O. Box 2010, Window Rock, AZ 86515, and to the Navajo Nation Department of Personnel Management, P.O. Box 7080, Window Rock, Arizona, 86515. Please visit http://www.dpm.navajo-nsn.gov/jobs.html to obtain a copy of the Navajo Nation employment application.  These positions are listed on the Navajo Nation’s Job Vacancy Announcement document.  Applications are currently being accepted.  For any questions, please contact Kimberly A. Dutcher at 928/871-6345.  
 

Legal Assistant

Small defense firm in search of a self-motivated legal assistant. Applicants should be proficient in all Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Exchange. Experience in general civil litigation or medical malpractice defense is preferred but is not required.  Priority will be given to applicants with excellent proven computer skills.  Competitive pay and benefits.  Please fax resumes to (505) 842-5713, attention Hiring Division.

UNM School of Law-Employer Outreach Manager

The School of Law seeks a motivated individual for a full-time Manager, Employer Outreach position. Best consideration date, June 17, 2019. General duties: Manages the promotion and execution of employer outreach services in the legal community and other employment markets, including employer liaison, on/off-campus recruitment, career fairs, and other initiatives; advises students and graduates regarding employment options. Requires: ability to create/deliver presentations on legal career/employer development topics; knowledge of legal career outreach methods, programs, services, resources. Must be able to interact professionally with diverse constituencies. Occasional evening/weekend work required. Applicants possessing J.D. degree from ABA accredited law school strongly preferred. To apply: http://unmjobs.unm.edu

Assistant City Attorney

Assistant City Attorney position available with a main focus on providing legal advice to the City of Albuquerque and its various departments regarding Inspection of Public Records Act (“IPRA”) requests, and advising on subpoenas issued to the City, its departments, or employees. Applicant must be admitted to the practice of law in New Mexico, be an active member of the Bar in good standing, and have at least two (2) years of attorney experience in New Mexico. Preferred qualification: knowledge of IPRA, and civil and/or criminal procedure. A successful candidate will have strong communication skills, be able to work within a diverse legal team, and interact daily with other City employees and members of the public.  Salary will be based upon experience and the City of Albuquerque Attorney's Personnel and Compensation Plan with a City of Albuquerque Benefits package.  Please submit resume to attention of "IPRA Attorney Application"; c/o Angela M. Aragon; Executive Assistant; P.O. Box 2248, Albuquerque, NM 87103 or amaragon@cabq.gov. Application deadline is June 26, 2019.

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