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Updated 4/26/21

Senior Trial Attorney


Senior Trial Attorney wanted for immediate employment with the Seventh Judicial District Attorney’s Office, which includes Catron, Sierra, Socorro and Torrance counties. Employment will be based primarily in Torrance County (Estancia). Estancia is less than an hour drive from Albuquerque. Must be admitted to the New Mexico State Bar. Salary will be based on the NM District Attorneys’ Personnel & Compensation Plan and commensurate with experience and budget availability. Will also have full benefits and excellent retirement plan. Send resume to: Seventh District Attorney’s Office, Attention: J.B. Mauldin, P.O. Box 1099, 302 Park Street, Socorro, New Mexico 87801. Or email to: jbmauldin@da.state.nm.us .

Assistant Trial Attorney


Assistant Trial Attorney wanted for immediate employment with the Seventh Judicial District Attorney’s Office, which includes Catron, Sierra, Socorro and Torrance counties. Employment will be based primarily in Sierra County (Truth of Consequences). Truth of Consequences is a short one hour drive from Las Cruces. Must be admitted to the New Mexico State Bar. Salary will be based on the NM District Attorneys’ Personnel & Compensation Plan and commensurate with experience and budget availability. Will also have full benefits and excellent retirement plan. Send resume to: Seventh District Attorney’s Office, Attention: J.B. Mauldin, P.O. Box 1099, 302 Park Street, Socorro, New Mexico 87801. Or email to: jbmauldin@da.state.nm.us .

Senior Assistant City Attorney 


Fulltime regular, exempt position that represents the City in municipal court prosecutions, administrative hearings, and appeals in District Court. 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. 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. If applicable, position requires an acceptable driving record in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy. Individuals should apply online through the Employment Opportunities link on the City of Las Cruces website at www.las-cruces.org. Resumes and paper applications will not be accepted in lieu of an application submitted via this online process. This will be a continuous posting until filled. Applications may be reviewed every two weeks or as needed. SALARY: $73,957.99 - $110,936.99 / Annually OPENING DATE: 05/11/20 CLOSING DATE: Continuous

Associate Attorney


Associate Attorney, with 2-5 years of experience, wanted for hard-working, well established, civil litigation defense firm. Great opportunity to grow and share your talent. Salary DOE, great benefits incl. health, dental & life ins. and 401K match. Inquiries kept confidential. Please email your resume to kayserk@civerolo.com, or mail to Civerolo, Gralow & Hill, PA, PO Box 93940, Albuquerque NM 87199.

Associate Attorneys


Mynatt Martínez Springer P.C., an AV-rated law firm in Las Cruces, New Mexico is seeking associate attorneys with 0-5 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. Salary commensurate with experience, and benefits. Please send your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and references to rd@mmslawpc.com.

Eleventh Judicial District
Attorney’s Office, Div II


The McKinley County District Attorney’s Office, Gallup, New Mexico is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant Trial Attorney and a Senior Trial Attorney position. Senior Trial Attorney position requires substantial knowledge and experience in criminal prosecution, rules of evidence and rules of criminal procedure; trial skills; computer skills; audio-visual and office systems; ability to work effectively with other criminal justice agencies; ability to communicate effectively; ability to research/analyze information and situations. Must be New Mexico Licensed. Assistant Trial Attorney position is an entry level position and requires basic knowledge and skills in the areas of criminal prosecution, rules of evidence and rules of criminal procedure; public relations, ability to draft legal documents; ability to work effectively with other criminal justice agencies. Must have a JD degree and be New Mexico Licensed. The McKinley County District Attorney’s Office provides regular courtroom practice and a supportive and collegial work environment. Salary is negotiable. Submit letter of interest and resume to District Attorney Bernadine Martin, Office of the District Attorney, 201 West Hill, Suite 100, Gallup, NM 87301, or e-mail letter to bmartin@da.state.nm.us. Position to commence immediately and will remain opened until filled. 

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 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 5thDA@da.state.nm.us.

Assistant City Attorney


The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is hiring an Assistant City Attorney with the primary responsibility of advising the Albuquerque Police Department (APD). Duties may include: acting as general counsel; representing APD in the matter of United States v. City of Albuquerque, 14-cv-1025; reviewing and providing advice regarding policies, trainings and contracts; reviewing uses of force; representing APD or officers in legal proceedings, including but not limited to Pohl motions, responses to subpoenas, and requests for blood draws; drafting legal opinions; reviewing and drafting legislation, ordinances, and executive/administrative instructions; providing counsel on Inspection of Public Records Act requests and other open government issues; and providing general advice and counsel on day-to-day operations. Attention to detail and strong writing skills are essential. Additional duties and representation of other City Departments may be assigned. Preferences include: Broad experience in both civil and criminal law; five (5)+ years’ experience; experience in drafting policies; experience in developing curricula; experience in drafting and reviewing contracts; and addressing evidentiary issues. Candidates 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 and include a resume and writing sample with your application.

Legal Assistant


Modrall Sperling Law Firm has an excellent opportunity for an experienced legal assistant. In this role, you will provide a broad range of legal assistant services to two or more attorneys at one of New Mexico’s top law firms. Key Responsibilities: Provide administrative support to attorneys; Handle communications with clients and others; Organize case materials and conduct documentary research; Draft and file legal documents; Manage case calendars; Assist with client billing; Maintain client contacts. Basic Requirements: 3 to 5 years experience as a legal secretary, legal assistant, or paralegal; Knowledge of New Mexico court rules and filing procedures; Strong Word, PDF, Outlook, and calendaring skills; Excellent communication and client service skills; Editing and proofreading skills. This position requires a legal assistant who is self-motivated, detail-oriented, able to multi-task and work under pressure. Modrall Sperling offers an outstanding compensation and benefits package. Please forward your resume to: Susan Harris via email at susanh@modrall.com.

Legal Assistant


We are seeking a legal assistant to work one on one with a litigation attorney/mediator located in downtown Santa Fe, on a part time basis. The successful applicant must meet the following criteria: Previous experience in a similar legal support role, for 3 years or more; Knowledge and familiarity with online filing and service using the Odyssey system; Familiarity with virtual meetings scheduled via Zoom. Mac computer experience will be an advantage. Start date will be in May, with a competitive hourly wage offered. The successful applicant will be engaged as a contractor, and will be required to provide a New Mexico CRS number. All applications will be received in confidence. HireALegalAssistant@gmail.com

Investigator - Albuquerque
2021-04


The Federal Public Defender for the District of New Mexico is seeking a full time, experienced investigator for the main office in Albuquerque. More than one vacancy may be filled from this announcement. This position is a graded position ranging from a JSP 11-14, currently yielding $65,056 – 109,571 annually depending on experience. Federal salary and benefits apply. Position Description: An investigator must be able to perform duties and responsibilities such as: conducting interviews to corroborate reports and facts already contained or presented in records, discovery material or various other formats; locating fact witnesses and experts; conducting open ended interviews with witnesses and other sources of information to explore and develop new facts and information; initiating new areas of investigation after being assigned the case and discussing it with the attorney; gathering records; locating, viewing and retrieving tangible evidence, personal property and other relevant items; photographing crime scenes and evidence; maintaining filing and information reference systems; writing comprehensive descriptive reports of work done; and testifying effectively in federal court proceedings. An investigator must have the ability and willingness to accept responsibility, use initiative, ingenuity and resourcefulness. An investigator must be able to work well with a team and also individually. Knowledge of computer applications is required. Working knowledge of the criminal justice system is required. Regular, out-of-town, overnight travel throughout the State of New Mexico is required. An investigator also must perform all other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Applicants must have a high school degree or equivalent and the requisite experience. Qualified applicants must possess a minimum of six years (three years general plus three years specialized) investigative experience or equivalent. Education above the high school level in accredited institutions may be substituted for general experience. Mitigation experience is a plus. Spanish proficiency preferred. Applicants may be given a Spanish proficiency test. The selected candidate will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment. The Federal Public Defender operates under authority of the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. ' 3006A, and provides legal representation in federal criminal cases and related matters in the federal courts. The Federal Public Defender is an equal opportunity employer. Direct deposit of pay is mandatory. In one PDF document, please submit a statement of interest and detailed resume of experience, with three references to: Margaret A. Katze, Federal Public Defender, FDNM-HR@fd.org 
Reference 2021-04 in the subject. Applications must be received by May 17, 2021. Positions will remain open until filled and are subject to the availability of funding. The Federal Public Defender is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls please. Submissions not following this format will not be considered. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
 

Full Time Legal Assistant


Immediate opening to work in our fast-paced immigration law firm. Candidate should be detail oriented and be able to work independently. Must have strong writing skills and comprehension in both English and Spanish. Will assemble family-based application packets and prepare filings to the Immigration Court as part of a legal team. Will work with clients to obtain necessary documents and information, preform data entry, and work with attorneys to provide excellent customer service. Position is full time and has full benefits. We are looking for individuals interested in pursuing a challenging, exciting and satisfying career, helping people from all parts of the world. Position requires passion and commitment to helping immigrants and their families. No direct experience required, but priority will be given to candidates with prior office and/or legal experience. Salary DOE & education. Please email resume and cover letter to L. Becca Patterson, Assistant Office Manager at lp@rkitsonlaw.com. Full fluency in Spanish and English required. If considered for the position you will be contacted to provide additional writing material. Please note, incomplete applications will not be considered.

Associate Attorney


Multi-state firm with an Albuquerque office is seeking an associate attorney with 3 or more years’ experience, to represent lenders in a residential mortgage foreclosure practice. We seek a candidate who has experience with foreclosure, bankruptcy and civil litigation. Please send a letter of interest, salary range, and resume if interested to kbradley@tblaw.com and mmh@tblaw.com or Tiffany & Bosco, P.A., 1700 Louisiana Blvd. NE, Abq, NM 87110. 

Attorney


The New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) in Santa Fe seeks to hire a hard-working, self-motivated, full-time Attorney with at least 5 years of experience to work with the Commercial Lending group. Under the direction of the Chief Legal Officer, this position is responsible for providing professional, timely and competent legal services to the NMFA. Concentration areas include, but are not limited to: representing the NMFA in the negotiation, documentation and closing of secured and unsecured loan transactions; analysis of UCC and real property collateral issues; experience in commercial finance, lending and incentive programs; familiarly with creditor’s rights and bankruptcy matters; loan loss issues and underwriting; familiarity with open meetings, public records and similar transparency statutes; experience in legislative research and statutory interpretation. The NMFA is a government instrumentality whose mission is to advance New Mexico by financing impactful, well-planned projects. The ideal candidate must be licensed to practice law in New Mexico; must have excellent legal writing, research, and oral communication skills, excellent organizational and prioritizing abilities. Business and Corporate Law highly preferred. Must have the ability to use initiative and good judgement in working independently as well as in a team. Must be able to perform all duties with minimal supervision. The successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional analysis skills and the ability to communicate the results to a variety of audiences. Ability to balance multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment is required. Submit resumes to Chief Administrative Officer, New Mexico Finance Authority, 207 Shelby St., Santa Fe, NM 87501 or e-mail to dcdebaca@nmfa.net Salary: $50-55/hr.

Litigation Attorney


Robles, Rael & Anaya, P.C. is seeking an attorney with experience (5-7 years) in civil litigation. The successful candidate should be familiar with the law regarding governmental liability and be able to advise insurance and risk management agencies. Candidates are expected to have excellent communication skills (written and oral), be a self-starter who takes ownership of executing tasks, have an ability to manage and prioritize assigned case-load and be 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 a resume and writing sample to chelsea@roblesrael.com.

Director of Litigation 


DNA-People's Legal Services is a non-profit law firm providing high quality legal services to persons living in poverty on the Navajo, Hopi, and Jicarilla Apache Nations, and in parts of Northern Arizona, Northwest New Mexico, and Southern Utah. DNA is seeking to hire an experienced Director of Litigation. Applicants must have ten years of legal practice experience in a Legal Services Corporation or similarly funded non-profit civil legal aid program; and five (5) years legal supervision experience. Applicant must be licensed to practice law in Arizona, New Mexico, or Utah, or be able to obtain a state license to practice law in one of these jurisdictions within two (2) years of hiring. Applicant must also possess a Navajo, Hopi, or Jicarilla tribal court license, or the ability to obtain a tribal court law license in one of these jurisdictions within two (2) years. Applicant must also be admitted to practice law in at least one Federal District or Federal Appellate Court; or be able to gain admittance to a Federal District or Appellate Court located in the DNA service area within two years. Please contact DNA Human Resources for additional information including a job description and a complete listing of minimum job qualifications. We provide excellent benefits, including full health insurance, dental and vision, generous paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave. Please send employment application found at https://dnalegalservices.org/ , resume, cover letter, and other application materials to HResources@dnalegalservices.org or fax to 928.871.5036. 

Real Estate Attorney


Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb, P.A. is accepting resumes for an attorney with 3-7 years’ experience in real estate matters for our Albuquerque office. Experience in land use, natural resources, water law, environmental law and/or other real estate related practice areas a plus. Prefer New Mexico practitioner with strong academic credentials and broad real estate background. Firm offers excellent benefit package. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send indication of interest and resume to Adrian Salazar, via e-mail to hr@rodey.com with “Real Estate Attorney” in the subject line, or P.O. Box 1888, Albuquerque, NM 87103. All inquiries kept confidential.

Senior Trial Attorney
Trial Attorney
Assistant Trial Attorney


The Third Judicial District Attorney’s Office in Las Cruces is looking for: Senior Trial Attorney, Trial Attorney, Assistant Trial Attorney. Please see the full position descriptions on our website http://donaanacountyda.com/
Submit Cover Letter, Resume, and references to Whitney Safranek, Human Resources Administrator at wsafranek@da.state.nm.us.

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."

Attorney


Solo practitioner looking for attorney who is seeking contract work in areas of family law, probate, and estate planning. Please send resume with cover letter to willstandwithyou@gmail.com.

New Mexico Counties 
Litigation Attorney


New Mexico Counties (a non-profit focusing on advocacy for New Mexico counties) is seeking an in-house litigation associate for its legal bureau. The Legal Bureau defends all manner of claims and suits brought against the member counties, with a focus on civil rights and tort claims. This position is a full time salaried position in our Albuquerque office. We offer an excellent benefits package, competitive salary, very reasonable billable hour requirement, a very generous retirement savings plan, and great working environment. Successful candidates will have interest in civil litigation and a desire to be part of a creative and innovative team. If you have questions, please call Brandon Huss at 505-820-8116. Resumes should be emailed to bhuss@nmcounties.org; this position will remain open until filled. 

Assistant General Counsel- Water Environment & Natural Resources


Location: Sandia Pueblo, NM. Main Duties: The Assistant General Counsel’s responsibilities will cover a wide range of legal matters that would typically confront a tribal general counsel’s office, including: providing a diverse range of legal advice to the Pueblo; performing high level legal research and analysis in various areas of law and policy specifically in relation to water and environmental law and policies; and serving as the primary contact and expert for the Pueblo’s water and natural resource legal matters, subject to the direction and oversight of the General Counsel. Closing Date: 6/1/2021 or until position filled. Website Link to apply: www.sandiacasino.com/careers

Paralegal


Paralegal position in established commercial civil litigation firm. Requires minimum of 3-5 years’ prior experience with knowledge of State and Federal District Court rules and filing procedures; factual and legal online research; trial preparation; case management and processing of documents including acquisition, review, summarizing and indexing of same; drafting discovery and related pleadings; maintaining and monitoring docketing calendars; oral and written communications with clients, counsel, and other case contacts; familiar with use of electronic databases and legal-use software technology. Must be organized and detail-oriented professional with excellent computer skills. All inquiries confidential. Salary DOE. Competitive benefits. Email resumes to e_info@abrfirm.com or Fax to 505-764-8374.

Social Worker – Mitigation Specialist
2021-05


The Federal Public Defender for the District of New Mexico is accepting applications for the position of Social Worker – Mitigation Specialist. The position will be based in the Las Cruces office, but may assist district-wide. Current starting salary range for a JSP 11-14 is $64,649 - $108,885. More than one position may be filled from this posting. The Federal Public Defender operates under the authority of the Criminal Justice Act (CJA), 18 U.S.C. §3006A, to provide defense services for indigent persons in federal criminal cases and related matters in the federal courts. Primary Job Duties: We are looking for applicants with social work training and experience to identify and access resources and services in the community for clients needing mental health and physical health treatment, substance abuse treatment, housing and employment. This position will also assist clients in obtaining needed documents, transportation, social security benefits, and other needs related to re-entering the community after incarceration, to include conditions of release on bond or as alternatives to incarceration. Demonstrated cultural responsiveness required. We are looking for someone with a commitment to working with indigent, under-served, marginalized and diverse communities. A large percentage of our clients are of Native American or Latin American descent. The mitigation aspect of the position will involve taking social histories, gathering and summarizing social history records, conducting interviews with clients and individuals with relevant knowledge about the client’s childhood development, education, employment, medical and mental health history. This position will consult with experts, develop and maintain relationships with clients, their family members, local social service providers, pretrial service/probation officers, and other entities to support both the client and the attorney assigned to the case. Position may also require the assistance in the development and presentation of evidence in court proceedings, field investigation, reviewing and analyzing discovery and other case documentation. Applicants must be able to travel as necessary and visit with incarcerated clients. Applicants must possess the ability to work both independently and in a team environment, communicate effectively both orally and in writing, be accurate and attentive to detail, compose correspondence independently, organize work, set priorities and meet critical deadlines. This position may be responsible for supervising social work interns as needed. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and relevant experience at a minimum. A Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) with 4 years of experience is desired, however a Master of Social Work (MSW) or Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) with at least 2 years relevant experience is preferred. Bi-lingual Spanish skills required. A proficiency test will be given. This is a full-time position with federal salary and benefits. The position is subject to mandatory Electronic Funds Transfer (direct deposit) participation for payment of net pay. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. All résumé information and certifications will be verified during the interview process. Final appointment is subject to a satisfactory background investigation. In one PDF document, please submit a statement of interest and detailed résumé of experience with at least three references to: Melissa Read, Administrative Officer, FDNM-HR@fd.org
Reference 2021-05 in the subject. Applications must be received by May 17, 2021. Position will remain open until filled and is subject to the availability of funding. The Federal Public Defender is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please. Submissions not following this format will not be considered. Only those selected for interview will be contacted. 

Administrative Office of the Courts 

 

The Sixth Judicial District Court is recruiting for a full-time unclassified Law Clerk position in Deming, NM, #23600-10111880. Target pay range/rate is 100% - $27.891 hourly.  Opening Date: 04/26/2021 – Close Date:  05/26/2021 at 4:00 p.m.  The complete job description detailing the qualifications, job duties, competencies/qualifications, work environment and physical demands, a list of benefits, and required forms to apply for the position are at https://humanresources.nmcourts.gov/career-opportunities.aspxProof of education and writing samples are required.  Faxed and/or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

Attorney


Allen, Shepherd, & Lewis, P.A. is seeking an attorney with 2-4 years of litigation experience to join our firm. Experience in worker's compensation, construction defects, professional malpractice or personal injury preferred. Must be licensed in New Mexico or obtain New Mexico license. Candidates considered for a position must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Available position is considered regular and full time. Please send resume with cover letter, unofficial transcript, writing sample and salary requirements to Allen, Shepherd, & Lewis, P.A. Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 94750, Albuquerque, NM 87199-4750 or email to hr@allenlawnm.com. All replies will be kept confidential. Our firm values integrity and a strong work ethic. Our firm values an inclusive workplace to serve our diverse client needs. Our firm is an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all candidates who meet our stated hiring preferences.

Attorney Senior (Position #43808)
Civil Court (FT At-Will)


The Second Judicial District Court is accepting applications for an At-Will Attorney Senior in Civil Court. Qualifications: Must be a graduate of a law school meeting the standards of accreditation of the American Bar Association; possess and maintain a license to practice law in the State of New Mexico and five (5) years’ of experience in the practice of civil law. The Attorney Senior will be assigned to the Elder and Disability Court Initiative. The attorney can expect to perform research and writing, conduct training, be appointed as a Court Investigator to conduct investigations and hearings and to work with Judges and court staff on the continued development of the Initiative. Experience handling guardianship/conservatorship issues under the probate code, working knowledge of the Developmentally Disabled Waiver Program and Social Security Disability Income and accounting skills are preferred. SALARY: $30.995 to $50.367 hourly, plus benefits. Target Pay: $40.975. Send application or resume supplemental form with proof of education and writing sample to the Second Judicial District Court, Human Resource Office, P.O. Box 488 (400 Lomas Blvd. NW), Albuquerque, NM, 87102. Applications without copies of information requested on the employment application will be rejected. Application and resume supplemental form may be obtained on the Judicial Branch web page at www.nmcourts.gov. CLOSES: May 19, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. 

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 www.cabq.gov/jobs and include a resume and writing sample with your application. 

Associate Lawyer - Litigation


Sutin, Thayer & Browne is looking to hire a full-time associate for our Litigation Group. The successful candidate must have excellent legal writing, research, and verbal communication skills. Competitive salary and full benefits package. Send letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to sor@sutinfirm.com.

Trial Attorney


The Thirteenth Judicial District Attorney’s Office is seeking entry level as well as experienced trial attorneys. Positions available in Sandoval, Valencia, and Cibola Counties, where you will enjoy the convenience of working near a metropolitan area while gaining valuable trial experience in a smaller office, which provides the opportunity to advance more quickly than is afforded in larger offices. Salary commensurate with experience. Contact Krissy Fajardo kfajardo@da.state.nm.us or 505-771-7400 for an application. Apply as soon as possible. These positions will fill up fast!

Attorney


Moses, Dunn, Farmer and Tuthill, P.C. seeks an attorney with 1 to 5 years’ experience for an associate position. Our firm has a varied civil practice serving clients in areas including business transactions, real estate matters, employment, commercial law, and related litigation. Bankruptcy law experience is a plus. Our firm is an AV Preeminent® rated firm, serving New Mexico clients for more than 65 years. We offer a competitive compensation package. Please send your resume to Alicia L. Gutierrez, P.O. Box 27047, Albuquerque, NM, 87125. 

Manager


The City’s Consumer and Financial Protection Initiative was established in collaboration with the Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Fund through an initial scope of work outlined in the CFE Fund Grant Agreement. The Manager will provide leadership, direction and vision to implement the next phase of the City’s efforts to provide robust consumer and financial protection for the residents of Albuquerque. The Manager is responsible for establishing policies and procedures for outreach, education, consumer complaints, referrals, and enforcement activities where appropriate. The Manager will also provide oversight and direction for implementing the City’s consumer and financial protection strategic plan. 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. Please submit 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.

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.

Assistant Trial Attorney/
Deputy District Attorney


The Eleventh Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Division I (San Juan County), is accepting resumes for immediate positions from Assistant Trial Attorney to Deputy District Attorney. Salary is based on experience and the NM District Attorney Personnel and Compensation Plan ($54,308.80 - $73,251036). Send resumes to Lori Holesinger, HR Administrator, 335 S. Miller Ave., Farmington, NM 87401, or via e-mail lholesinger@da.state.nm.us

Legal Director


New Mexico Environmental Law Center is seeking a legal director who will support NMELC’s mission of working with communities to advance environmental justice across the state. Apply by: May 10, 2021. More information: https://nmelc.org/employment/ .

Paralegal Wanted


Experienced personal injury and litigation paralegal wanted for busy Santa Fe law firm, 30-40 hours per week. Salary based on experience. Spanish-speaking a plus. Email resume and writing sample to Danette@hemphillfirm.com.

Paralegal


Work Remotely. Make your own schedule. Macke Law & Policy, LLC is seeking a part-time paralegal to support its busy civil practice. Absurdly flexible work hours and remote work is available. Contract employment is also available. Certification is preferred, but not required. Send cover letter and resume, with salary or hourly requirements, and references, in confidence, to dan@mackelaw.com.

Secretary/Legal Assistant


The Santa Fe office of Hinkle Shanor LLP is hiring a legal secretary/legal assistant for transaction and litigation work in the areas of real estate, business and corporate law, bankruptcy, civil litigation, wills, estates and trusts. Applicants must have strong word processing and computer skills. Experience in calendaring deadlines and of 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 new files. Familiarity with LMS time and billing software for time entry is a plus. Please send resume and letter of interest to gromero@hinklelawfirm.com

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

Paralegal


Civil litigation firm seeking Paralegal with minimum of 3 or more years experience, including current working knowledge of State and Federal District Court rules and filing procedures, trial preparation, document and case management, calendaring, and online research, is technologically adept and familiar with use of electronic databases and legal-use software. Qualified candidates must be organized and detail-oriented, with excellent computer and word processing skills and the ability to multi-task and work independently. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume with references and a writing sample to paralegal3.bleuslaw@gmail.com

Administrative Assistant to 
CJA Resource Counsel
2021-06


The Federal Public Defender for the District of New Mexico is seeking a full-time administrative assistant to the CJA Resource Counsel for the District of New Mexico. This position will be located in Las Cruces, NM, but will assist district-wide. The CJA Resource Counsel works closely with the Courts, the Federal Public Defender and the Defender Services Office to improve the quality of representation and the efficient management of the CJA Panel. In this position, the assistant will work closely with the CJA Resource Counsel primarily in managing panel appointments and processing payment vouchers. Other duties include but are not limited to: contacting CJA counsel to determine availability for appointment in criminal cases; monitoring court dockets to determine changes in representation of CJA clients; assisting in the expeditious assignment of counsel in criminal cases; maintaining updated information regarding the CJA Guidelines, federal travel guidelines, local rules of the court for the District of New Mexico; assisting with coordination of travel for panel attorneys and service providers in accordance with federal travel regulations; assisting CJA Panel attorneys and the Court with the efficient processing of vouchers for reimbursement and authorizations for service providers, travel and other case-related expenses; preparing and assisting in the preparation of various CJA forms, and verifying their compliance with requirements; assisting in the maintenance of lists of service providers to assist CJA counsel; disseminating and receiving information involved in panel management; and other duties as assigned consistent with the mission of the position. Applicants must bring solid attention to detail, a positive work ethic, a reputation for personal and professional integrity and an ability to work well with the CJA Resource Counsel, the Federal Public Defender, the Court and members of the CJA panel. Preferred qualifications of any applicants for this position include experience with federal criminal practice; and substantial experience with various computer programs, including word processing, spreadsheets, PACER and CM/ECF, and billing and timekeeping programs. There is a preference for applicants with a working knowledge of the electronic eVoucher system, either as an administrator or from the perspective of attorney filers. Some experience with financial matters would be welcomed. Some travel may be required, including occasional work in the main office in Albuquerque. Applicants must have a high school degree or equivalent and the requisite experience. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Salary commensurate with experience. This position is a graded position with a salary range of JSP 9, 11-12 on the GS pay table. The Federal Public Defender operates under the authority of the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3006A. The Federal Public Defender is an equal opportunity employer. Direct deposit of pay is mandatory. In one PDF document, please submit a statement of interest and detailed resume of experience with three references to: Melissa Read, Administrative Officer, FDNM-HR@fd.org
Reference 2021-06 in the subject line. Applications must be received by May 17, 2021. The position will remain opened until filled and is subject to the availability of funding. No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

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