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Positions

Updated 10/12/20

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 phxrecruiter@lewisbrisbois.com and indicate “New Mexico Litigation Attorney Position”. All resumes will remain confidential.
 

Lawyer Position

Guebert Gentile & Piazza 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. advice1@guebertlaw.com . All replies are kept confidential. No telephone calls please.
 

Assistant District Attorney

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

Trial Attorneys

The Ninth Judicial District Attorney’s Office is seeking entry level and experienced trial attorneys for our Clovis office. Come join an office that is offering immediate jury trial experience, during the COVID-19 crisis, in a jury trial test jurisdiction. In addition, we offer in depth mentoring and an excellent work environment. Salary commensurate with experience starting at $54,308/yr. Send resume and references to Steve North, snorth@da.state.nm.us.
 

Ute Indian Tribe
Fort Duchesne, Utah
Department: Tribal Courts
Position: Public Defender

Salary: To Be Negotiated Based on Experience; JOB DESCRIPTION – Public Defender of the Ute Tribal Court; The Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation is seeking applicants for the position of Public Defender of the Ute Tribal Court. Interested applicants should apply as set forth below. POSITION: The Public Defender is a full-time position with a minimum 32 work week, Monday through Thursday, between 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, with the understanding that the employee may be required to work extended hours, including weekends/holidays. The successful applicant must be dependable, reliable, responsible, and able to fulfill obligations in a professional manner. This is a tribally-funded position. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Public Defender oversees the representation of defendants/respondents in proceedings initiated in the Ute Indian Tribal Court. The applicant must be willing to work within an environment conducive to the position’s location and purpose. SUPERVISION: The Public Defender works under the general supervision of Executive Director. RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties include but are not limited to the following: Represent defendants in adult criminal cases; youth in delinquency and status offense cases; parents or other legal custodians in child dependency cases; and Ute Tribal members in contested traffic, housing, and civil regulatory cases; Advise clients on rights and responsibilities, choices and consequences; maintain contact with clients; communicate effectively; respond promptly to questions and messages; Meet with clients in person as necessary, sometimes at off-Reservation locations such as detention facilities; maintain regular office hours and 24-hour availability to address urgent matters; Appear and argue cases in the Ute Indian Tribal Court at all stages of proceedings, including pre-trial, trial, post-trial, and appeal; Assist clients to comply with court orders and to obtain assessments and services related to drug/alcohol, mental health, domestic violence, and other psychosocial issues; Assist in improving the Tribe’s justice system, including development of codes and court rules, participation in meetings and trainings, and preparation and implementation of grants; Maintain confidentiality and adhere to all professional and ethical standards required by the bar associations of which the Public Defender is a member. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: ; Knowledge of Federal Indian law and/or criminal law; Ability to maintain professionalism while interacting with a wide variety of people in a fast-paced crisis-oriented environment; 
− Knowledge of the laws and policies of the Ute Indian Tribe including rules of procedure; Willingness to learn and respect of the Ute customs and traditions and history of the Ute Tribe; Possess excellent verbal and written communications skills and ability to maintain a positive, non-adversarial working environment. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: J.D. from an ABA accredited law school; Utah State Licensed Attorney or eligible; No felony or misdemeanor convictions in the past year; Valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain a Utah driver’s license; Preference for experience working in Indian Country, particularly in a tribal legal system; Preference for experience working in criminal law and in child dependency matters; Preference for members of federally recognized tribes. HOW TO APPLY: Complete a Tribal Application Form which can be found on our website: www.UTETRIBE.com. For questions or concerns, contact our office at (435) 725-4009. Applicants should mail a completed Tribal Application Form, cover letter, and resume to: Ute Indian Tribe, ATTN: Human Resources, RE: Public Defender, P.O. Box 190, Fort Duchesne, UT 84026. The Ute Indian Tribe practices TRIBAL PREFERENCE in accordance with the Indian Preference Act, Indian Civil Rights Act and Indian Self Determination Act. -Employees must clear a Background Check in compliance with the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act. -Employees must clear pre-employment alcohol/drug screenings in compliance with the Ute Tribe Substance Abuse Policy. Employees must successfully complete a three (3) month’s probationary period in accordance with the Ute Tribe Personnel Manual.

Ute Indian Tribe
Fort Duchesne, Utah
Department: Tribal Courts
Position: Health and Wellness Court Judge

Salary: To Be Negotiated Based on Experience.JOB DESCRIPTION – Health and Wellness Court Judge. The Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation is seeking applicants for the position of Judge of the Ute Tribal Health and Wellness Court. Interested applicants should apply as set forth below. POSITION: The Judge of the Ute Tribal Health and Wellness Court is a full-time position with a minimum 32 work week, Monday through Thursday, between 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, with the understanding that the employee may be required to work extended hours, including weekends/holidays. The successful applicant must be dependable, reliable, responsible, and able to fulfill obligations in a professional manner. This is a tribally-funded position. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Judge of the Ute Tribal Health and Wellness Court is responsible for presiding over all alcohol and drug addiction related cases referred by the Ute Tribal Court or other applicable entity. Team. This job description is not an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of this position and the successful applicant will be expected to perform all duties necessary to meet the objectives of Court.  SUPERVISION: The Judge of the Ute Health and Wellness Court will work under the general supervision of the Chief Judge of the Ute Tribal Court. RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties include but are not limited to the following: Promulgate rules governing the administration, practice, and procedures of the Health and Wellness Court within the bounds of existing Tribal Court rules of procedure; Assist in the development of the Health and Wellness Court, including participation and implementation of court assessments, and the preparation and implementation of grants; Assist in the identification, appointment, and supervision of Health and Wellness Court staff; Schedule and preside over Health and Wellness Court proceedings and monitor appropriate application of disciplines, sanctions, and incentives while maintaining the integrity of the court; Review case status reports, drug test results, cooperation with the treatment provider, and progress towards abstinence and law-abiding behavior; Work in consultation with the Chief Judge of the Tribal Court to facilitate the appropriate transfer of cases between the Tribal Court and Health and Wellness Court; Report annually to the Ute Tribal Business Committee on the status, budget, progress and development, and the day to day business conducted by the Health and Wellness Court. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:  Knowledge of Federal Indian and criminal law; Knowledge of the general rules governing the interpretation of laws and the established administrative procedures of the Office of the Judiciary; Ability to maintain professionalism while interacting with a wide variety of people in a fast-paced crisis-oriented environment; Knowledge of the laws and policies of the Ute Indian Tribe including rules of procedure; Willingness to learn and respect of the Ute customs and traditions and history of the Ute Tribe; Possess excellent verbal and written communications skills and ability to maintain a positive, non-adversarial working environment. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE ; J.D. from an ABA accredited law school with minimum the (5) years’ experience as a practicing attorney or two (2) years’ experience as a Judge; Utah State Licensed Attorney or eligible; No felony or misdemeanor convictions in the past year; Valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain a Utah driver’s license; Preference for experience working in tribal justice systems and familiarity with PL 638 Contracts and procurement of federal grants. HOW TO APPLY: Complete a Tribal Application Form which can be found on our website: www.UTETRIBE.com. For questions or concerns, contact our office at (435) 725-4009. Applicants should mail a completed Tribal Application Form, cover letter, and resume to: Ute Indian Tribe, ATTN: Human Resources, RE: Health and Wellness Court Judge, P.O. Box 190, Fort Duchesne, UT 84026. The Ute Indian Tribe practices TRIBAL PREFERENCE in accordance with the Indian Preference Act, Indian Civil Rights Act and Indian Self Determination Act. Employees must clear a Background Check in compliance with the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act. Employees must clear pre-employment alcohol/drug screenings in compliance with the Ute Tribe Substance Abuse Policy. Employees must successfully complete a three (3) month’s probationary period in accordance with the Ute Tribe Personnel Manual.
 

Senior Operations Manager 

The University of New Mexico seeks a motivated, detail oriented person to manage the operations of the Office of University Counsel (OUC). The Senior Operations Manager is responsible for managing the finances, operations, human resources and information technology needs of the OUC and reports to the General Counsel. Applicants should be familiar with office management and billing, ideally in a legal setting, and have supervisory experience. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified; strong interpersonal and communication skills; and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies. Preferred qualifications: Experience in legal office management and experience working with an electronic legal matter management system and online legal invoice management system. For a full description, visit UNMJobs, Req 13646. Apply online at http://unmjobs.unm.edu. Open until filled or withdrawn. UNM is an equal opportunity employer. EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/and other protected classes. 

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 e_info@abrfirm.com or Fax to 505-764-8374.

Hartline Barger, LLP
Paralegal

Hartline Barger LLP seeks an experienced paralegal to join the close-knit team in our Albuquerque office. Our litigation defense firm offers a collegial environment, competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and generous PTO. The ideal candidate will have excellent research and writing skills, as well as the ability to exercise sound judgment, think creatively, and work independently. The full-time position requires a Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of experience. Please send resumes to Lanika Doyle at Ldoyle@hartlinebarger.com.
 

Administrative Assistant/Legal 

The University of New Mexico seeks a motivated, organized and detail oriented person to support two to four attorneys within the Office of University Counsel (OUC). The Admin Assistant is responsible for document and case management, calendaring, online research, and overall support of the OUC’s operations. Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or GED and at least five years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Preferred qualifications: Current knowledge and familiarity with MS Office and excellent word processing skills; experience supporting a litigation or transactional practice; ability to work in a team environment supporting a variety of personnel; strong written and verbal communication skill; experience with electronic legal matter management systems. 
For a full description, visit UNMJobs, Req 13660. Apply online at http://unmjobs.unm.edu. Open until filled or withdrawn. UNM is an equal opportunity employer. EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/and other protected classes.
 

Litigation Attorney

Robles, Rael & Anaya, P.C. is looking for an attorney with experience (3-5 years) in civil litigation. The successful candidate should have excellent communication skills (written and oral), be a self-starter who takes ownership of executing tasks, has an ability to manage and prioritize assigned case-load and is an effective team player. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, 401k plan, professional development, CLE credits and more. We also offer a defined bonus incentive program. Please submit resume and writing sample to chelsea@roblesrael.com.
 

Attorney/Business Partner

The Jurist Law Group, PLLC, a fast-growing multi-state Client’s Choice Award winning real estate law practice, is seeking a new Attorney/Business Partner for its New Mexico branch. Ideal candidates are experienced, business-minded, self-motivated, and tech-forward real estate attorneys with a minimum of 5-7 years of experience who value more autonomy over their caseload, have a track record of delivering superior work-product, strive for the utmost client satisfaction in every case, and are able to manage a diverse real property caseload from cradle to grave. This position offers competitive, performance-based compensation with no cap on earnings and growth opportunities. Qualified and interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to recruiting@TheJuristLawGroup.com.

Full-Time and Part-Time Attorney

Jay Goodman and Associates Law Firm, PC is seeking one full-time and one part-time attorney. If you are looking for more fulfilling legal opportunities, read on. Are you passionate about facilitating life changing positive change for your clients while having the flexibility to enjoy your lifestyle? 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: jay@jaygoodman.com. All replies will be kept confidential.
 

Associate Attorney

Lastrapes, Spangler & Pacheco, P.A., a Rio Rancho based law firm, seeks an associate attorney. The firm’s primary areas of practice include real property; corporate/business law; probate, trust & estate planning; and civil litigation. The firm would consider a part-time or full-time hire, depending upon candidate qualifications. Please submit a resume and writing sample via email to lw@lsplegal.com. All replies kept confidential. Salary commensurate with applicable experience. 
 

Attorney

RMH Lawyers, PA seeks an attorney with at least 3 years of experience to join our firm. We are a Martindale AV-rated firm, with a practice focusing on business advice and transactions, commercial litigation, and employment law. We provide sophisticated services to a long-term client base. Our preferred candidate will have excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills, and experience with complex litigation or transactional matters. Candidates will be considered for either an associate position or partner/of counsel position, depending on their book of business and experience level. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as a collegial work environment. Interested parties should submit a resume and letter of interest to offmgr@rmhlawyers.com . All inquiries will be held in strictest confidence. 
 

Assistant Attorney General Positions

The Office of the New Mexico Attorney General is recruiting for multiple Assistant Attorney General Positions in the Criminal Appeals Division of Criminal Affairs. The job posting and further details are available at www.nmag.gov/human-resources.aspx
 

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. This position will be the procurement attorney for the Purchasing Division. Duties include contract review, contract negotiation, proposal evaluation, assisting end users in drafting requests for procurement and requests for bids, responding to procurement protests and litigating any resulting suits. Must be able to provide legal advice and guidance to City departments, boards, and City Council on complex purchasing transactions. Attention to detail, timeliness, strong writing skills, and client counseling skills are essential. Must be an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico in good standing or be able to attain bar membership within three months of hire. 5+ years of practice preferred. Salary will be based upon experience. Please apply on line at www.cabq.gov/jobs and include a resume and writing sample.

Assistant City Attorney

Assistant City Attorney position available with the City of Albuquerque with a main focus on assisting the City of Albuquerque and the Albuquerque Police Department in achieving operational compliance with the Court Approved Settlement Agreement (CASA). The attorney will provide oral and written legal advice, recommendations, and opinions to a variety of levels of Department personnel and City staff on matters regarding the operations and performance of APD. The attorney will regularly interact with and attend meetings with: the parties and monitor; the Civilian Police Oversight Agency and its Board; community policing councils; amici; other stakeholders and members of the community. Applicant must be admitted to the practice of law in New Mexico and be an active member of the Bar in good standing. Preferred qualifications include: knowledge of state and federal laws regarding constitutional policing and police practices; experience in the practice of local or state government; strong organization skills; strong legal research and writing skills; experience in project development and management; experience in business letter writing; and supervisory experience. Experience in report and proposal preparations, developing curricula, and application of adult educational principles is a plus. 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 apply on line at www.cabq.gov/jobs 

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.
 

Chief Deputy District Attorney
Deputy District Attorney
Senior Trial Attorney

The Third Judicial District Attorney’s Office in Las Cruces is looking for: Chief Deputy District Attorney, Deputy District Attorney, Senior Trial Attorney. Trial Attorney (This is a grant funded position through HIDTA and the position is contingent on continued funds from the grantor). Please see the full position descriptions on our website http://donaanacountyda.com/. Interviews will be conducted by the District Attorney Incumbent for 2021.
Submit Resume to Whitney Safranek, Human Resources Administrator at wsafranek@da.state.nm.us.
 

Director of Office of Children’s Rights

 The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) is recruiting for a person who is deeply committed to making a different in the lives of New Mexico youth to serve as the Director for the newly-created Office of Children’s Rights. The Office of Children’s rights is designed to ensure that New Mexico’s most vulnerable youth receive the services and supports to which they are entitled. The Director will supervise the Education Rights Director, the Immigration Rights Attorney, and a team of Youth Advocates with lived experience. The position will be responsible for creating a pro bono panel for special education representation for court-involved youth and may provide direct representation of youth in matters such as accessing Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) placements, mental health services, and civil rights enforcement. A Juris Doctorate degree and valid New Mexico law license is required. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, and a retirement package. Please send resume and cover letter to CYFD Director of Operations Lisa Fitting at lisam.fitting@state.nm.us.
 

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.
 

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 www.cabq.gov/jobs 

Paralegal

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 https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cabq

Administrative Assistant

The Office of University Counsel (OUC) at the University of New Mexico has an opportunity for a detail-oriented individual who can work effectively in a fast-paced, multi-task environment. The individual will work under the supervision of, and provide administrative support to, attorneys within the OUC-Health Sciences Center responsible for tort claims and medical malpractice litigation. The will also assist with the credentialing needs of the HSC medical providers. Must have a high level of computer skills, including Word and Excel, and excellent communication and organizational skills. Law firm or law department experience preferred. Minimum requirements are a high school diploma or GED; at least five years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified; a post-secondary degree from an accredited institution may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis. See complete job description and application requirements at https://hr.unm.edu. Please refer to Requisition #12567. Best consideration date: October 30, 2020.
 

Full Time Legal Assistant

Seeking experienced full time Legal Assistant for small firm. Multi-faceted position: reception, transcription, bookkeeping and support for all non-attorney staff. Salary DOE. Excellent Benefits. This is not a remote position. Send resume to bkrzykowski@shha.net

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 references, as an attachment, to amanda@harveyfirm.com. Please include “Legal Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins.
 

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, approximately 20 hours per week, requiring the attorney to review, approve and negotiate agreements concerning traffic law violations. The attorney will also assist in areas of real estate and land use, governmental affairs, regulatory law, procurement, general commercial transaction issues, and civil litigation. 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 matters before administrative tribunals and in New Mexico State and Federal courts. This is an excellent position for newly licensed attorneys seeking to establish themselves within the legal field of governmental affairs, or for more experienced attorneys desiring to provide public service. 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 a cover letter, 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 amaragon@cabq.gov.
 

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 www.HurtCallBert.com/attorneycareers. Or apply by email to Greg@ParnallLaw.com and Bert@ParnallLaw.com . Write “Apples” in the subject line.
 

RFP – Firms or Attorneys Interested in Serving as Contract Personnel Hearing Officer

The City of Albuquerque is soliciting responses from qualified firms or attorneys interested in serving as contract Personnel Hearing Officer for personnel hearings under the City’s Merit System Ordinances, §3-1-1 et seq. ROA 1994 and the Independent Hearing Office Ordinance Section §2-7-2 ROA 1994. The hearing officers may also provide services for other miscellaneous hearings under assorted City Ordinances. The full Request for Proposals can be accessed at https://cabq.bonfirehub.com/portal/?tab=openOpportunities. Proposals are due no later than January 20, 2021 @ 4:00pm Local Time.
 

Associate Attorney

 Stiff, Keith & Garcia is a successful and growing law firm representing national clients, looking for an experienced lawyer to work in the areas of insurance defense and civil litigation. Flexible work environment available.
We are looking for an attorney who can handle complex litigation with minimal supervision. We are a congenial and professional firm. Excellent benefits and salary. Great working environment with opportunity for advancement. Send resume to resume01@swcp.com
 

Commercial Liability Defense, Coverage Litigation Attorney P/T maybe F/T”

Our well-established, regional, law practice seeks a contract or possibly full time attorney with considerable litigation experience, including familiarity with details of pleading, motion practice, and of course legal research and writing. We work in the are of insurance law, defense of tort claims, regulatory matters, and business and corporate support. A successful candidate will have excellent academics and five or more years of experience in these or highly similar areas of practice. Intimate familiarity with state and federal rule of civil procedure. Admission to the NM bar a must; admission to CO, UT, WY a plus. Apply with a resume, salary history, and five-page legal writing sample. Work may be part time 20+ hours per week moving to full time with firm benefits as case load develops. We are open to “of counsel” relationships with independent solo practitioners. We are open to attorneys working from our offices in Durango, CO, or in ABQ or SAF or nearby. Compensation for billable hours at hourly rate to be agreed, generally in the range of $45 - $65 per hour. Attorneys with significant seniority and experience may earn more. F/T accrues benefits. Apply with resume, 5-10p legal writing example to revans@evanslawfirm.com with “NM Attorney applicant” in the subject line.

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 www.cabq.gov/jobs

General Counsel

The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) is seeking to fill its Chief General Counsel position. The Chief General Counsel represents CYFD in all legal matters and manages the Office of General Counsel. Duties include but are not limited to: supervising the Office of General Counsel attorneys and support staff; overseeing litigation being handled by Risk Management and other outside counsel; negotiating high-level IT and service array contracts; reviewing and approving staff attorneys’ legislative analyses; and providing advanced legal counsel to Cabinet Secretary, Deputy Secretary and executive staff. The position requires a broad range of legal experience. Examples of applicable legal experience include civil rights, administrative law, legislative processes, New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA), labor and employment law, immigration law, Native American law, disability rights law, education law, and general civil litigation. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, and a retirement package. The position is located in Santa Fe. New Mexico licensure required. Please send resume and cover letter to CYFD Director of Operations Lisa Fitting at lisam.fitting@state.nm.us
 

Associatte Attorney

Scott & Kienzle, P.A. is hiring an Associate Attorney (0 to 10 years experience). Practice areas include insurance defense, subrogation, collections, creditor bankruptcy, and Indian law. Associate Attorney needed to undertake significant responsibility: opening a file, pretrial, trial, and appeal. Lateral hires welcome. Please email a letter of interest, salary range, and résumé to paul@kienzlelaw.com.
 

Associate Attorney 

BLEUS & ASSOCIATES, LLC, a personal injury law firm located near the Journal Center, is presently accepting resumes for an associate attorney possessing 5+ years of civil litigation experience to join our legal practice. The position requires passionate advocacy, and a knowledgeable, hardworking, detail oriented person. Our primary areas of practice include all aspects of civil litigation with an emphasis on personal injury; insurance bad faith, and complex tort litigation matters. Trial experience preferred, but not required. We offer a great work environment and competitive salary. Please forward letter of interest and resume to Hiring Partner, 6624 Gulton court, ne, albuquerque nm 87109, or email: paralegal3.bleuslaw@gmail.com. All responses will remain confidential

Associate Attorney

Tucker, Yoder & Associates, LLC
Farmington, NM
Must have 3-4 years of attorney experience including litigation. Needed for cases involving injury, domestic relations and criminal charges. Must be licensed in New Mexico.
Salary determined upon review of experience. Please email resumes to: sarah@tuckeryoderlaw.com or mail to: Tucker, Yoder & Associates, Attn: Sarah Foust, 105 North Orchard Ave. Farmington, NM 87401

Attorney Advisor and 
Paralegal Specialist

The U.S. Small Business Administration has an urgent need for Attorneys/Paralegals to review and close SBA Disaster Loans. Real Estate experience is a plus. Individuals waiting on bar results may apply. Attorneys must present a current bar card but may be licensed in any state.  Attorney Advisor (Gen): https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/563879200  (Supersedes previous announcement, EXC-20-057-PDC-10755112, to amend duty location) GS-0301-09/11; Full time (Temp); Office of Disaster Assistance (ODA); Processing and Disbursement Center (PDC); Duty Station Negotiable. Open to United States Citizens. Paralegal Specialist: GS-0950-09/11; https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/570155500 Full time (Temp): Office of Disaster Assistance (ODA); Processing Disbursement Center (PDC); Fort Worth, TX; Open to United States Citizens

City of Santa Fe Seeks Hearing Officers:

The City of Santa Fe seeks qualified hearing officers to preside over appeals of land use citations, animal services citations, general enforcement actions, and other administrative matters. Interested attorneys should submit a resume and letter of interest, including proposed hourly rates, as soon as possible to Irene Romero, to ikromero@santafenm.gov. Preferred candidates will have excellent communication and writing abilities, a demonstrated ability to be fair and impartial, and experience in municipal law and administrative law. Candidates must be admitted to practice law in the State of New Mexico. The City intends to make appointments as soon as possible and will retain letters of interest for appointment as needed over the next year. 
 

Experienced Personal Injury Paralegal

Parnall Law Firm (awarded "Top Places to Work" and "Best Places to Work" in Albuquerque) is hiring an experienced Personal Injury Paralegal. Responsible for the handling of files through trial or settlement disbursement. Litigation experience required. Must be organized; detail-oriented; meticulous, but not to the point of distraction; independent/self-directed; able to work on multiple projects; proactive; someone who takes initiative and ownership; courage to be imperfect, and have humility; willing/unafraid to collaborate; willing to tackle the most unpleasant tasks first; willing to help where needed; willing to ask for help. Required to work together with the attorneys as a team to provide clients with intelligent, compassionate and determined advocacy, with the goal of maximizing compensation for the harms caused by wrongful actions of others; to give clients and files the attention and organization needed to help bring resolution as effectively and quickly as possible; to make sure that, at the end of the case, the client is satisfied and knows Parnall Law has stood up for, fought for, and given voice and value to his or her harm. If you want to be a part of a growing company with an inspired vision, a unique workplace environment and opportunities for professional growth and competitive compensation, you MUST apply online at www.HurtCallBert.com/paralegalcareers. All inquiries are confidential.
 

Riley, Shane & Keller, P.A.

New Positions:
Our AV Rated law firm is expanding so we created two (2) new positions. Please come join us for a professional environment, excellent pay, retirement, employee healthcare and other benefits. Paralegal: Full time, work from home position supporting litigation and trials. Five (5) years’ experience in insurance defense or civil litigation. We seek a team player with a strong word processing and organizational skills. Candidate should be a member of the Paralegal Division of the State of New Mexico or eligible to join. Construction case experience a plus. Legal Assistant: Full time, in office position supporting shareholders. The position requires five (5) years’ experience in insurance defense or civil litigation. Position requires a team player with strong work processing and organizational skills. Send resume to Riley, Shane & Keller, P.A., office manager, 3880 Osuna Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109/mvelasquez@rsk-law.com 

Hartline Barger, LLP
Legal Assistant

Hartline Barger LLP seeks an energetic and reliable Legal Assistant to join the close-knit team in our Albuquerque office. Our busy litigation defense firm offers a collegial environment, competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and generous PTO. The ideal candidate is personable, detail-oriented, and well-organized, with experience in one or more of the following areas of law: commercial litigation, product liability, and personal injury defense. The full-time position requires five (5) years of experience. Please send resumes to Lanika Doyle at Ldoyle@hartlinebarger.com.
 

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