Assistant City Attorney
The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is hiring an Assistant City Attorney position in the Property and Finance division of the City Attorney’s Office. The position will administer the traffic arraignment program and assist in areas of real estate and land use, governmental affairs, regulatory law, procurement, general commercial transaction issues, civil litigation and. The department’s team of attorneys provide legal advice and guidance to City departments and boards, as well as represent the City and City Council on complex matters before administrative tribunals and in New Mexico State and Federal courts. Attention to detail and strong writing skills are essential. Applicant must be an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico in good standing or able to attain bar membership within three months of hire. Salary will be based upon experience. Please submit resume and writing sample to attention of “Legal Department Assistant City Attorney Application” c/o Angela M. Aragon, Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator; P.O. Box 2248, Albuquerque, NM 87103, or email@example.com
NM Children, Youth and Families Department-Assistant General Counsel
The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) is hiring for the position of Assistant General Counsel. CYFD is dedicated to improving the lives of children and provides an array of prevention, intervention, rehabilitative and after-care services to New Mexico children and their families. CYFD is focused on rebuilding New Mexico’s access to community based mental health services for children, implementing new initiatives like extended foster care, and continuing to improve as a youth-centered, trauma responsive system. Working in the Office of the Counsel (OGC) this positions will be responsible for representing the Department in administrative law hearings, and in a limited number of court proceedings as well as other matters as assigned by the General Counsel. The position will also be responsible for reviewing and participating in the finalization of policies and procedures and reviewing documents pursuant to the Inspection of Public Records Act. Additionally, the position will advise staff and senior management regarding legal and public policy issues; represent the OGC in internal and external public meetings, communications with outside entities and individuals, research and writing clear and concise legal memoranda, correspondence, rules, proposed litigation and contracts. Attorneys with experience representing children, foster parents, protecting the rights of children and showing commitment to public service highly encouraged to apply. Strong research, writing, and legal analysis skills are required. An ability to complete projects with multiple moving parts while meeting deadlines is also required. The attorney in this position will be expected to work independently when necessary and work collaboratively to achieve the best results for CYFD. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, and retirement package. Interested attorneys need to apply through the State Personnel Office website Job Order # 104730 and may submit resumes directly to Lisa Fitting at LisaM.Fitting@state.nm.us
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
With 52 offices and over 1,400 attorneys, Lewis Brisbois is one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the nation. Our Albuquerque office is seeking associates with a minimum of three years litigation defense experience. Candidates must have credentials from ABA approved law school, actively licensed by the New Mexico state bar, and have excellent writing skills. Duties include but are not limited to independently managing a litigation caseload from beginning to end, communicating with clients and providing timely reporting, appearing at depositions and various court appearances and working closely with other attorneys and Partners on matters. Please submit your resume along with a cover letter and two writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org
and indicate “New Mexico Litigation Attorney Position”. All resumes will remain confidential. LBBS does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies with respect to the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact LBBS's human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to LBBS. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and LBBS. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of LBBS. LBBS shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.
Court of Appeals Judge
Jennifer L. Attrep
Senior Law Clerk in Santa Fe
Judge Jennifer L. Attrep of the New Mexico Court of Appeals is hiring for a Senior Law Clerk in Santa Fe. The Senior Law Clerk will work closely with the Judge to draft opinions and resolve cases involving all areas of the law. Outstanding legal research and writing skills are necessary. Four years of legal practice or clerking experience and a New Mexico law license are required. Current annual salary is $69,222. Please send cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and writing sample to: AOC, Attn: Nathan Hale, email@example.com
, 237 Don Gaspar, Room 25, Santa Fe, NM 87501.
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.
Assistant City Attorney for the Municipal Development Department, Real Property Division
The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is hiring an Assistant City Attorney for the Municipal Development Department, Real Property Division. The position represents the City in all aspects of real property needs. Responsibilities include negotiating, drafting, reviewing, advising and approving commercial contracts for the sale/purchase, lease/rent, license, use, exchange, grants of easements and donation of real property. This position will represent the City in any related litigation. Advises on implementation of federal, state and city rules and regulations concerning telecoms, property management, right-of-way acquisitions and relocations. Prosecute condemnation, quiet title, eviction and foreclosure actions. Attention to detail and strong writing skills are essential. Preferences include: five years as an attorney experience; with at least two years of real property experience. Candidate must be an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico in good standing. Salary will be based upon experience. Please submit resume and writing sample to attention of “Legal Department Assistant City Attorney Application” c/o Angela M. Aragon, Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator; P.O. Box 2248, Albuquerque, NM 87103, or firstname.lastname@example.org
The law firm of Butt Thornton & Baehr PC has an opening for an experienced litigation Paralegal (4+ years). Excellent organization, computer and word processing skills required. Must have the ability to work independently. Generous benefit package. Salary DOE. Please send letter of interest and resume to, Gale Johnson, email@example.com
Immediate opportunity in a busy downtown Albuquerque Law Firm for a PT Bookkeeper. Monday – Friday from ~12:30 to 5:30pm. Proficiency with QuickBooks is required. Routine functions include AP/AR, Payroll, Banking, Taxes, GL, Reporting, etc. Experience with Trust Accounts is highly desirable. Send resume to: Steven@BEStstaffJobs.com
Solo practitioner seeking an experienced, professional, full-time paralegal for a litigation practice. Practice is limited to probate litigation, guardianships, and elder law (and some plaintiff’s personal injury). Experience with probate and guardianships preferred. The ideal candidate will be professional in dress, appearance, and demeanor, and will have an excellent command of the English language. Experience with timekeeping and e-filing essential. Must be able to answer/propound discovery and draft routine pleadings with minimal supervision. Position offers a very pleasant working environment. Salary commensurate with experience; top salary for the best candidates. Please send a cover letter with your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org