State Bar of New Mexico Career Center and Classified Ads

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Marcia Ulibarri  
505-797-6058

Positions

Updated 6/10/2019

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.

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.

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.

Investigative Trial Counsel Attorney

The State of New Mexico Judicial Standards Commission is hiring an attorney to serve as Investigative Trial Counsel. Applications are due July 10, 2019. Please see the full advertisement at www.nmjsc.org/contact/career-opportunities/ or https://nmcourts.gov/Human-Resources/career-opportunities.aspx for details.

Assistant General Counsel, Attorney III (Position # 18526)

The New Mexico Department of Transportation is recruiting to fill an Attorney III position. The position provides representation of the Department in matters involving public finance, contracts, administrative law, rulemaking, IPRA, and government procurement law. The ideal candidate will handle legal review and analysis of the Department's financial transactions, including grant and bonding matters; draft and review contracts; assist in compliance matters; review and provide analysis on proposed policies, regulations, and legislation; and perform other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate may also be assigned primary responsibility for matters relating to the Department's Transit & Rail, Planning and Traffic Safety Divisions. The ideal candidate must be able to interact with others professionally, attend frequent meetings, make presentations in a variety of contexts, and possess advanced legal-based skills in research, reading and writing. 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 at least three (3) years in areas of contract law and financial transactions is preferred. 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. The position is located in Santa Fe. Overnight travel throughout the state, good standing with the New Mexico State Bar and a valid New Mexico or other state driver’s license are required. We offer the selected applicant a pleasant environment, supportive colleagues and dedicated support staff. Working conditions are 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 Darlene Madrid, Human Resources Division, New Mexico Department of Transportation, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504. The New Mexico Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer.

Full-time Associate Attorney in Santa Fe

Cuddy & McCarthy, LLP, a 23 attorney law firm with offices in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico, has an immediate opening in our Santa Fe office for a full-time associate attorney. This is a great opportunity to work in our Education Law Department in legal fields that include constitutional, federal and state statutory law, general civil practice, real estate, labor and human resources. Candidates must have 2¬3 years of experience preferably in education law. Must be organized, professional, and responsible with great follow-through, possess strong people skills, as well as excellent time management skills. Strong research, writing, and oral communication skills are required. Candidates must be team oriented and committed to serving our clients. Ability to travel throughout New Mexico to client sites required. Salary based upon qualifications and experience. Please send cover letter, resume, law school transcript and a writing sample to: ejaramillo@cuddymccarthy.com. All replies will be kept confidential...we promise.

Litigation Attorney

Cordell & Cordell, P.C., a domestic litigation firm with over 100 offices across 36 states, is currently seeking an experienced litigation attorney for an immediate opening in its office in Albuquerque, NM. The candidate must be licensed to practice law in the state of New Mexico, have minimum of 3 years of litigation experience with 1st chair family law preferred. The position offers a signing bonus, 100% employer paid premiums including medical, dental, short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance, as well as 401K and wellness plan. This is a wonderful opportunity to be part of a growing firm with offices throughout the United States. To be considered for this opportunity please email your resume to Hamilton Hinton at hhinton@cordelllaw.com

Court of Appeals Staff Attorney

THE NEW MEXICO COURT OF APPEALS is accepting applications for three full-time permanent Associate Staff Attorney or Assistant Staff Attorney positions.  These positions may be located in either Santa Fe or Albuquerque, depending on the needs of the Court and available office space. The target pay for the Associate Staff Attorney positions is $70,500, plus generous fringe benefits. The target pay for the Assistant Staff Attorney positions is $64,000, plus generous fringe benefits. Eligibility for the Associate Staff Attorney positions requires three years of practice or judicial experience plus New Mexico Bar admission. Eligibility for the Assistant Staff Attorney positions requires one year of practice or judicial experience plus New Mexico Bar admission. The Associate Staff Attorney or Assistant Staff Attorney positions require management of a heavy caseload of appeals covering all areas of law considered by the Court.  Extensive legal research and writing is required. The work atmosphere is congenial yet intellectually demanding. Interested applicants should submit a completed New Mexico Judicial Branch Resume Supplemental Form, along with a letter of interest, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample of 5-7 double-spaced pages to Nathan Hale, aocneh@nmcourts.gov, 237 Don Gaspar Ave., Room 25, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 5, 2019. More information is available at www.nmcourts.gov/careers.The New Mexico Judicial Branch is an equal-opportunity employer.

Paralegal

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; will have an excellent command of the English language; will possess above-average writing skills; and will have experience with Timeslips and e-filing; and can answer discovery and draft pleadings with minimal supervision. Position offers a very pleasant working environment. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter along with your resume to ben@benhancocklaw.com.

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.

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!

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.

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

Two Full-Time Attorneys

Pegasus Legal Services for Children is expanding and seeking two full-time attorneys to represent runaway youth, children and youth in CYFD custody, youth and young parents, care givers in kinship guardianship cases, and perform other areas of youth law. Five years' legal experience and some experience in civil/family law preferred. Demonstrated interest in working on behalf of children and youth preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills, writing skills, attention to detail, ability to work as a team with other staff, and ability to multitask. To apply, submit you resume and cover letter to info@pegasuslaw.org. No phone calls please

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.

Associate Litigation Attorney Santa Fe and Albuquerque 

The law firm of Murr Siler & Accomazzo, P.C. seeks an associate attorney with 3 – 6+ years of litigation experience for its New Mexico office. Candidates should possess strong research and writing skills, significant courtroom experience, and an interest in one or more of the following practice areas: consumer finance, creditors’ rights, mortgage lending and servicing, foreclosure, real estate, title, and bankruptcy law. We offer competitive benefits and salary, including performance-based bonuses. Please submit your résumé to rweiman@msa.legal

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. SALARY: $73,957.99 - $110,936.99 / Annually OPENING DATE: 05/07/19 CLOSING DATE: Continuous. For detailed information and/or to apply, please visit our website www.las-cruces.org

Paralegal

The Santa Fe office of Hinkle Shanor LLP is seeking a litigation paralegal to support its environmental, natural resources and water, electric utility, administrative law, and general civil litigation groups. A minimum of five years’ legal experience, college degree, and paralegal certificate are required. Proven experience in large volume case organization and management is necessary. The ideal candidate will have excellent analytical, proofreading, cite-checking, writing and communication skills. Competitive salary and benefits. All inquiries kept confidential. E-mail resume to: gromero@hinklelawfirm.com

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

Full-Time 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

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.

Associate Attorney

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

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.

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. 

PNM Resources, Inc. Regulatory Attorney II,III,IV Req. ID: 6086480 Albuquerque, NM

PNM Resources has an opening for an Attorney II, III or IV for a regulatory attorney position. Incumbent will handle moderately complex legal matters and regulatory projects. Conduct legal research, draft more significant corporate legal documents and conducts more significant transactions and represents the corporation in moderately complex regulatory proceedings. Involves provisional legal services to the utility in area of regulatory and areas of law that are core to corporate legal needs. Juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school, with a minimum of three years related experience in the actual practice of law. Must be licensed to practice law in New Mexico within one year of the hiring date. To read a full job description and apply, go to www.pnm.com/careers, register, upload a resume and answer all posting questions. Deadline is not later than June 26, 2019. PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply. 

Assistant Santa Fe County Attorney

Now hiring an Assistant Santa Fe County Attorney - Preferred applicants will have a commitment to public service and a strong background in local government representation, including familiarity with at least some of the following topics: public records inspection and retention; conduct of meetings subject to Open Meetings Act; representation of public bodies; administrative adjudications, appeals, and rulemakings; negotiation and preparation of contracts; real estate transactions; government procurement; zoning, planning, subdivisions, and local land use regulation; public housing; public utilities, roads and other public infrastructure; law enforcement and detention; local taxes and finances; civil litigation and appeals. The forgoing list is not exhaustive, but is intend to convey the nature of our diverse and dynamic practice. Successful applicants must have strong analytic, research, communication and interpersonal skills. Our office is collaborative and fast paced. The salary range is from $27.0817 to $40.6221 per hour. Individuals interested in joining our team must apply through Santa Fe County’s website, at http://www.santafecountynm.gov/job_opportunities

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.

Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary

Solo practitioner seeking a legal assistant/legal secretary. Practice focuses on personal injury and some family law. Must have a good working knowledge of Word, QuickBooks, Odyssey, Excel, and electronic case filing. Duties: answering telephones, client billing, filing, drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, drafting pleadings, and e-filing. Required Skills: Teamwork, Communication, Individual Motivation, Time Management, Decision-making, and Leadership. Please fax cover letter and resume to 505-243-1778 or email it to robynndixonlaw@gmail.com.

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