“I understand you are the one to call if I need a lawyer in New Mexico.”
Award-winning journalist, personally calling for counsel in a First Amendment matter. (Mr. Wallace’s seventy-year career included four decades as a 60 Minutes correspondent.)
“You are the smartest, toughest son-of-a-[expletive] I know.”
Prominent New Mexico Businessman, explaining why he was a repeat client. (Mr. Collister formerly was the President of High Desert Investment Corporation, as well as a longtime Trustee of the Albuquerque Academy.)
“You are one of the elite lawyers in New Mexico. Your thought processes and creativity amaze me.”
Peerless New Mexico attorney, following the successful conclusion of an extremely sensitive and high-stakes matter as co-counsel. (Mr. Hall repeatedly has been recognized by his peers as the consummate lawyer’s lawyer; extraordinarily ethical, honorable, and skillful.)
"If I ever need a lawyer again I'm going to find the best one around and ask what it will cost. Then I'm going to put my fingers in my ears, because it doesn't matter.”
Client in State v. Toll, discussed here (see Samples page), conveying his gratitude upon the conclusion of the probable cause hearing at which the Court dismissed all charges pending against him. (Mr. Toll currently is the Senior Project Manager at Distinctive Drywall in Phoenix, Arizona.)
"Thank you again for all your professional expertise. Without your help I know I would have been fed to the wolves.”
Client in a complex estate tax matter, following his David and Goliaths litigation adverse to a billionaire and two multi-billion-dollar insurance carriers. (Mr. Wright is the owner of a small trucking company in Farmington, New Mexico.)
"I never doubted we would prevail. You [and co-counsel Baker & Hostetler] formed a ‘dream team’ for this defendant. You guys were always informed, tough, realistic, honest and dedicated. I couldn’t have been in better hands, and I thought you should know it.”
Pulitzer prize-winning editor, after dismissal of groundless defamation claims alleged against him, his newspaper, and his investigative reporters. (Mr. Gallagher formerly was the Editor and Publisher of various Scripps Howard newspapers, including The Albuquerque Tribune. He currently is a public relations consultant with the 20/20 network.)
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Representing Clients In All Cities And Towns Throughout New Mexico, Including: Alamogordo, Albuquerque, Aztec, Belen, Bloomfield, Carlsbad, Chama, Corona, Clovis, Cloudcroft, Cuba, Deming, Espanola, Farmington, Gallup, Grants, Hatch, Hobbs, Jemez Springs, Las Cruces, Las Vegas, Lordsburg, Lovington, Magdelana, Moriarty, Ojo Caliente, Raton, Rio Rancho, Roswell, Ruidoso, Santa Fe, Silver City, Socorro, T Or C, Taos And Tularosa.