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Seeking New Specialty

The State Bar of New Mexico received application from the Family Law Section seeking certification as a specialty.

Family law specialists are defined as  highly skilled negotiators and litigators representing individuals in all facets of family law including divorce, annulment, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, marital settlement agreements, child custody and visitation, business valuations, property valuations and division, alimony, child support and other family law issues.

To declare your support or register intent to become a specialist, click the links below. Links will remain live through October 4, 2021.

  • Declaration of Support
  • Declaration of Intent
    • In order to be considered as a specialist, an attorney must have been a practicing attorney for a minimum of five(5) years and make a satisfactory showing of a substantial involvement in the specialty area in New Mexico throughout the three (3)year period immediately preceding application for certification. To read more about the Policies and Procedures for Legal Specialization, click here.

Please reach out with questions and concerns to Kate Kennedy at (505) 797-6059 or