State Bar of New Mexico Career Center and Classified Ads

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Marcia Ulibarri  


Updated 1/25/21


Opening for Associate Attorney to do criminal and civil work in Silver City, New Mexico. Call (575) 538-2925 or send resume to Lopez, Dietzel, Perkins & Wallace, P. C.,, Fax (575) 388-9228, P. O. Box 1289, Silver City, New Mexico 88062. 

Assistant District Attorney

The Fifth Judicial District Attorney’s office has immediate positions open for new or experienced attorneys, in our Carlsbad office. 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


Want to work in a collegial environment with the opportunity to grow and manage your own cases? Park & Associates, LLC is seeking an attorney with 3 or more years of litigation experience. 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. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Please submit resume, writing sample and salary requirements to:

Assistant City Attorney

The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is hiring an Assistant City Attorney for the Municipal Affairs Division. This attorney will serve as general counsel to the City’s Environmental Health Department (“EHD”) regarding Air Quality issues throughout Bernalillo County including at federal and state facilities. This attorney will provide a broad range of legal services to EHD including, but not limited to, administrative enforcement actions, litigation and appeals, stationary source permits and "fugitive dust" permits, air quality monitoring and quality assurance, guidance regarding EPA grants, control strategies, work with EHD teams to develop new or amended regulations to be proposed to the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Air Quality Control Board (“Air Board”), attend and represent EHD staff at rulemaking and adjudicatory hearings, review and draft intergovernmental agreements regarding air quality issues, review and draft legislation regarding air quality Attention to detail and strong writing skills are essential. Preferences include: Five (5)+ years’ experience in Environmental or Air Quality law and a scientific or technical background. Candidate must be an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico in good standing, or be able to become licensed in New Mexico within 3 months of hire. Salary will be based upon experience. Please apply on line at and include a resume and writing sample with your application.

Personal Injury Attorney

Get paid more for your great work. Make a difference in the lives of others. Salary plus incentives paid twice a month. Great benefits. Outstanding office team culture. Learn more at Or apply by email to and . Write “Apples” in the subject line.

Associate Attorney 

Hatcher Law Group, P.A. seeks an associate attorney preferably with three or more 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

Associate Attorney

Chapman and Priest, P.C. seeks Associate Attorney to assist with increasing litigation case
load. Candidates should have 2-10 years civil defense litigation experience, good research and writing skills, as well as excellent oral speaking ability. Candidate must be self-starter and have excellent organizational and time management skills. Trial experience a plus. Please send resume, references, writing sample and salary requirements to

Full-time/Part-time Attorney

Jay Goodman and Associates Law Firm, PC is seeking one full-time and one part-time attorney, licensed/good standing in NM with at least 3 years of experience in Family Law, Probate, and Civil Litigation. If you are looking for meaningful professional opportunities that provide a healthy balance between your personal and work life, JGA is a great choice. If you are seeking an attorney position at a firm that is committed to your standard of living, and professional development, JGA can provide excellent upward mobile opportunities commensurate with your hopes and ideals. As we are committed to your health, safety, and security during the current health crisis, our offices are fully integrated with cloud based resources and remote access is available during the current Corona Virus Pandemic. Office space and conference facilities are also available at our Albuquerque and Santa Fe Offices. Our ideal candidate must be able to thrive in dynamic team based environment, be highly organized/reliable, possess good judgement/people/communication skills, and have consistent time management abilities. Compensation DOE. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination against anyone. All replies will be maintained as confidential. Please send cover letter, resume, and a references to: All replies will be kept confidential.

Office Assistant

Matthews Fox, P.C. is a two-lawyer firm concentrating on education and administrative law. We seek a reliable, organized, detail-oriented person to administer our Santa Fe office on a part-time basis. Successful candidate must be skilled in Timeslips, QuickBooks, Microsoft Office 2013 (Word, Outlook, Excel), and Adobe Acrobat. Fundamental bookkeeping abilities required. Sense of humor and positive attitude a must! We offer competitive compensation and benefits. Email letter of interest and resume with references to, and include “Office Assistant” in the subject line.


Robles, Rael & Anaya, P.C. is seeking an experienced paralegal for its civil defense and local government practice. Practice involves complex litigation, civil rights defense, and general civil representation. Ideal candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience in the field of civil litigation. Competitive salary and benefits. Inquiries will be kept confidential. Please e-mail a letter of interest and resume to

Paralegal (Full-Time)
Hinkle Shanor LLP - Albuquerque, NM

Busy law firm in need of a reliable Paralegal. The Paralegal will be in our medical malpractice defense department and will work directly with attorneys and assist in preparing cases, get involved in legal projects and research, and be responsible for maintaining case files. The ideal candidate will be organized, professional, responsible, thorough, have good time management skills, understand confidentiality requirements with knowledge of HIPAA compliance, and be committed to meeting our clients’ needs Candidates should: Have a minimum of 5 years of Paralegal experience; Have proficient communication skills both written and oral; Possess a High School Diploma (an Associate’s Degree or higher is preferred). Outstanding benefits package includes: PTO; Paid Holidays; Medical Insurance (low deductibles); Life Insurance; 401K Matching. Salary range starts at $50,000 and depends on experience. Interested applicants must send a cover letter with resume to 

Associate Attorney and Paralegal

Law Offices of Lynda Latta, LLC seeks an associate attorney and a paralegal for a fast-paced law firm specializing in family law and criminal misdemeanor defense. Excellent computer and communication skills, ability to multitask and being a good team player are all required. Pay DOE. Send resume via mail to 715 Tijeras Ave. NW, 87102 or email:

Associate Attorney

Hinkle Shanor, LLP’s Santa Fe office is seeking an associate attorney to join its medical malpractice defense team. 0-3 years litigation experience is preferred, but all interested candidates are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates will demonstrate strong academic achievement and polished writing skills. The selected candidate can expect to assist in all phases of civil litigation, including pleadings, pretrial discovery, briefing, and trial support. Competitive salary and benefits; all inquiries will be kept confidential. Please e-mail resumes to

Second Judicial District Court
Contract Attorney
Foreclosure Settlement Program

The Second Judicial District Court (SJDC) is accepting applications for a contract attorney for the Foreclosure Settlement Program (FSP). Attorney will operate under the direction of the Chief Judge, the Presiding Civil Judge, and upper level Court management. Attorney will facilitate settlement facilitation conferences between lenders and borrowers in residential foreclosure cases pending before the Court. Attorney will be responsible for conducting status conferences, settlement facilitations and reporting of statistical data to Court management. The majority of communication will take place via telephone and email, with occasional in-person or virtual settlement facilitations. Attorney is independent and impartial and shall be governed by the Rules of Professional Conduct, Mediation Procedures Act, NMSA 1978 §44-7B-1 to 44-7B-6, and Mediation Ethics and Standards of Practice. Attorney agrees to an average of 30 hours of work per week, and will maintain records for payment and reporting. Attorney will coordinate with program administrative staff to support the FSP. Qualifications: Must be a graduate of an ABA accredited law school; possess and maintain a license to practice law in the State of New Mexico; and must have experience in settlement facilitation/mediation. Experience with residential mortgage foreclosure matters and loss mitigation is strongly encouraged. Compensation will be at a rate of $75.00 per hour, inclusive of gross receipts tax. Send letter of interest, resumé, proof of education, writing sample, and two references to the Second Judicial District Court, Court Administration, P.O. Box 488 (400 Lomas Blvd. NW), Albuquerque, NM 87102. Letters of interest without required material will be rejected. Letters must be received by Court Administration no later than 5:00 P.M. on Monday February 15, 2021. More information about the contract can be found on the SJDC’s website:

Deputy City Attorney

The City of Roswell Legal department is hiring a Deputy City Attorney. This position responsible for supporting the legal needs of the City of Roswell including providing advice to City Administrators as well as representing the City in litigation and legal matters. Work originates through the ongoing need of City government to enter into contracts, enforce state and federal laws, and defend the City in litigation. Work involves considerable contact with City employees, the court system, and general public and highly complex legal principles and practices. Please apply at 

Deputy District Attorney

Immediate opening for a Deputy District Attorney in Silver City. Salary Depends on Experience. Benefits. Please send resume to Michael Renteria, District Attorney, or call 575-388-1941.

Assistant City Attorney

The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is hiring an Assistant City Attorney for the Litigation Division. The department’s team of attorneys represent the City in litigation matters in New Mexico State and Federal Courts, including trials and appeals, and provide legal advice and guidance to City departments. Attention to detail and strong writing skills are essential. Three (3)+ years’ experience is preferred, with additional preference for civil defense litigation experience, and must be an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico in good standing. Salary will be based upon experience. Please apply on line at 

Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant with minimum of 3- 5 years’ experience, including current working knowledge of State and Federal District Court rules and filing procedures, trial preparation, document and case management, calendaring, online research, is technologically adept and familiar with use of electronic databases and legal-use software. Seeking organized and detail-oriented professional with excellent computer and word processing skills for established commercial civil litigation firm. Email resumes to or Fax to 505-764-8374.

Legal Assistant

Harvey & Foote Law Firm, a plaintiff’s firm specializing in prosecuting cases involving nursing home abuse and neglect, is hiring a full-time legal assistant. Individual must have exceptional organizational skills, be able to multitask, and understand the importance of deadlines and collaborative teamwork. The ideal candidate will be proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Bilingual preferred, but not required. Please send resume with salary requirements as well as references, as an attachment, to Please include “Legal Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins.


Rothstein Donatelli, LLP, is seeking a Paralegal with a minimum of 5 years’ experience for its Santa Fe office. This person will work with attorneys in our civil rights, criminal defense, and Indian law practices. Qualified candidates must have working knowledge of state and federal district court civil and criminal rules and filing procedures, advanced computer skills in Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, and proficiency with trial preparation, document and case management, calendaring, and online research. Please send cover letter and resume to

UNM is seeking a 
Compliance Coordinator

Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer coordinates investigations into allegations of compliance and ethics violations. Develops, implements, and evaluates compliance activities and initiatives involving multiple partners across the institution. Serves as the principal institutional official responsible for the administration of policies, procedures, data collection, and reporting to ensure compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics. For details and application please see 
JD or MA preferred. EEO Employer

Associate Attorney

The Albuquerque, NM office of Rothstein Donatelli LLP is seeking an associate attorney for its civil rights practice group. The Firm is looking for a New Mexico licensed attorney with at least 2 years or more of litigation experience. The candidate should possess a demonstrated commitment to the welfare of individual clients and include the highest quality of legal practice, especially legal research and writing skills. The ideal candidate will have experience litigating civil rights cases and/or representing survivors of sexual abuse. The associate must be skilled in managing complex litigation and providing staff direction. Rothstein Donatelli has offices in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico, as well as in Tempe, Arizona. The Rothstein Donatelli LLP practice areas include civil rights and discrimination law, representation of survivors of sexual abuse, criminal defense, complex civil litigation, appeals and post-conviction work, and Indian law. Rothstein Donatelli is committed to social justice and vigorously protecting the rights of its clients. Interested candidates should send a resume, references, and writing sample to Manya Snyder at 

Deputy Director of Policy

The City Attorney’s Office seeks an individual to work on the evaluation, development and execution of the City’s public policy initiatives. The work requires strong writing, analytical and advocacy skills. The successful applicant will work closely with constituents and community agencies with a broad range of interests and positions to shape priorities to positively impact the residents of Albuquerque. The position serves as a liaison to our external partners (which may include governments and nonprofit organizations) and ensures that our advocacy outcomes are effectively identified and achieved. This person will track project status, timelines, deliverables, and project requirements. This role is heavily involved in outreach and works closely with the Chief Administrative Officer and City Attorney to ensure the City continues to address the needs and priorities of Albuquerque communities on an on-going basis. Requirements: Experience with underserved or vulnerable populations. Master’s Degree in related field or Juris Doctor. Juris Doctor strongly preferred. If attorney, must be licensed in New Mexico within six months of hire. In-depth understanding of city, state, and federal legislative and budget processes and grant application, administration, and compliance. Strong commitment to social justice, policy advocacy and research. Salary DOE. Please apply on line at the City of Albuquerque’s website

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 Please reference Attorney Recruiting.

Litigation Attorney

With 53 offices and over 1,600 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, be 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 and indicate “New Mexico Litigation Attorney Position”. All resumes will remain confidential.

Full-Time Associate Attorney in Albuquerque Office

Cuddy & McCarthy, LLP, one of the oldest law firms in New Mexico, with 23 attorneys, and offices located in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, has an immediate opening in both our Albuquerque and Santa Fe offices for a full-time Associate Attorney. This is a great opportunity to work in the firm’s general civil practice, handling a caseload pertaining to litigation, school law, insurance defense, labor & employment matters, real estate, trust & probate, as well as other areas of law. Candidates must have 3-4 years of relevant attorney experience. Our ideal candidate will be responsible, organized, a team player, possess strong people skills, as well as excellent time management skills. Strong research, writing, and oral communication skills are required. Candidates must be committed to serving the diverse needs of our clients. Salary based upon qualifications and experience. Please send cover letter, resume, law school transcript and a writing sample to our Executive Director at: All submissions will be kept confidential.

Temporary Part Time 
and Full Time Paralegal

ATA Services is currently seeking highly qualified temporary part time and full time Paralegal II to work on an assignment in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Work Summary: Employees in this role coordinates administrative support activities and deals with public businesses and other organizations. Employees, under the guidance and direction of an attorney: develop reporting procedures, identify and describe legal problem areas, and inform public as to legal avenues available; keep accurate files of correspondence and materials relating to cases; make investigations, procedure evidence, take statements of witness and prepare affidavits; notarize documents and files in court records; develop and maintain case files; prepare drafts of proposed rules, regulations and resolutions; determine eligibility for representation; search records and deeds; serve summonses, subpoenas and papers Minimum Qualifications: High school or GED and a minimum of three (3) years of experience as a Certified Paralegal. ATA Services, Inc is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Salary: $25.00 /hour.For more information and to apply Veronica Gutierrez at 505-881-1724 or

Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant

Hinkle Shanor LLP is hiring a legal secretary/legal assistant for a busy medical malpractice defense group in its Santa Fe office. Applicants must have strong typing and computer skills. Experience in calendaring deadlines and court filings in all courts is required. Duties include reviewing, responding to and processing e-mails on a daily basis, reviewing correspondence and pleadings, keeping all files and filing up to date, scheduling depositions, management of electronic files and opening of new files. Familiarity with LMS time and billing software for time entry is a plus. Please send resume and letter of interest to

Litigation Secretary – 
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Albuquerque office of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP is seeking a Litigation Secretary with 3+ years’ experience in the various areas of insurance defense. This full-time position requires knowledge of State and Federal court procedures, court rules, e-filing procedures, and docketing. Experience working with insurance companies is always a plus. ATTRIBUTES: Self-starter who can work with little supervision, be extremely organized and very detail oriented; Ability to multi-task effectively and prioritize incoming work to meet deadlines; Demonstrate a professional demeanor and customer service approach during busy times. TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced computer skills with Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; Proficient with document management software, docketing and records management systems. Contact: Please email your cover letter and resume to and include “Albuquerque Litigation Secretary” in the subject line. Lewis Brisbois offers a compensation and benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401k and more! 


The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is seeking a Paralegal to assist an assigned attorney or attorneys in performing substantive administrative legal work from time of inception through resolution and perform a variety of paralegal duties, including, but not limited to, performing legal research, managing legal documents, assisting in the preparation of matters for hearing or trial, preparing discovery, drafting pleadings, setting up and maintaining a calendar with deadlines, and other matters as assigned. Excellent organization skills and the ability to multitask are necessary. Must be a team player with the willingness and ability to share responsibilities or work independently. Starting salary is $20.69 per hour during an initial, proscribed probationary period. Upon successful completion of the proscribed probationary period, the salary will increase to $21.71 per hour. Competitive benefits provided and available on first day of employment. Please apply at

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