These attorneys and members of the Entrepreneurs in Community Lawyering (ECL), have established law firms committed to providing quality legal services that are accessible and affordable. Please note that the Entrepreneurs in Community Lawyering Project is not a law firm. The attorneys affiliated with the ECL Program maintain their own independent law firms that are separate and distinct from ECL, the New Mexico Bar Foundation, and from the other firms associated with ECL. Clients engage an individual attorney/firm, not the ECL Program, the New Mexico Bar Foundation, or any other attorney/firm in the New Mexico State Bar network.

Please feel free to reach out to any of these attorneys directly.

You may read about each ECL attorney below to see the practice area and background information.

Denisha Pierre

Denisha Pierre is a new participant in the State Bar's incubator program, Entrepreneurs in Community Lawyering. She is a proud New Mexican transplant, earning a double Bachelors from New Mexico State University in 2014 and J.D. from University of New Mexico School of Law in 2017. Before founding Pierre Law Office, LLC, Denisha vigorously served as a prosecutor and a member on the DWI Recovery Court team alongside a program judge, probation officers, treatment providers and other attorneys. She brings with her a considerable amount of trail experience, an innate ability to listen and problem solve, and the desire to create the best outcome for her clients. Denisha focuses her practice in the areas of Business Law, Estate Planning and Probate. She welcomes referrals, and can be reached by calling (575) 425-1498, or visiting  

Theodore Kaiman:
Ted Kaiman grew up in New York City and is a graduate of UNM Law. He lives in Albuquerque with his wife, son, dogs, and chickens. Ted has a passion for addressing social injustice wherever it is found, particularly in the workplace. He intends to create a holistic, workers-oriented practice, focused on helping injured workers with their Workers Compensation claims as well as related Social Security Disability. Ted Kaiman Law, LLC is now accepting referrals at or (505) 796-8346, .

Milos Marjanovic:
Milos Marjanovic immigrated to Albuquerque from Yugoslavia following a civil war in 1997.  He graduated from UNM with his Criminology degree in 2012 and his  J.D. degree in 2017.  Milos opened his firm Marjanovic Law, LLC in the fall of 2017 and is a proud member of the ECL program.  Milos is interested in having a general practice and is accepting referrals in Adult Guardianship's, DUI/DWI, Traffic Citations, Civil Matters (Negligence, Breach of Contract, Unjust Enrichment, Hostile Work Environment.) . Phone: (505) 508-8454 | Email: | Website: 

Carlos Martinez:

Carlos E. Martinez, is a sole practitioner at the Law Offices of Carlos E. Martinez, LLC and concentrates mainly in the areas of guardianship/conservatorship, family law, children’s law and estate planning.  He graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2014 and began his legal career working as an attorney for the New Mexico Child Support Enforcement Division for two years. In the summer of 2017 he was accepted into the Entrepreneurs in Community Lawyering (ECL) Program sponsored by the New Mexico State Bar and began his career as a sole practitioner.  

Carlos’s family has been in New Mexico for hundreds of years and he has passion for  helping his local community. Prior to his career as an attorney Carlos worked as Peace Corps Volunteer, School Teacher and in the field of Nonprofit Management.  Carlos is bilingual in both Spanish and English and a large part of his current practice is focused on the underserved Spanish speaking population currently in New Mexico. Email: and Phone: (505) 221-6155


Brian Smith:
Brian Smith grew up in South Dakota. He graduated from the University of New Mexico with an M.A. in philosophy and the a J.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Law. Brian was admitted to the Bar in October of 2017 and was accepted into Entrepreneurs in Community Lawyering in January of 2018. Brian has opened a practice, The Law Office of Brian T. Smith, LLC, in which he focuses on workers compensation and child and adult guardianship.  The Law Office of Brian T. Smith, LLC is now accepting referrals at or 505-926-0191.

Joseph Torrez:
Joseph Torrez was born and raised in Artesia NM.  Joe graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law and was admitted to the New Mexico Bar and accepted into ECL in April of 2017. Joe has opened his solo practice, Joseph Fredrick Torrez, LLC. Joe is fully bilingual in Spanish and English and plans to develop a practice that focuses on real estate, business law, estate planning, and probate. Joe is graciously accepting referrals at (505) 750-2404,

Beckham Angelo Rivera:

Beckham Angelo Rivera is a family lawyer and estate planner based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A graduate from Western Michigan University, he has worked with many organizations in Washington DC, Detroit, Tampa, and New York to ensure equality and access to justice for marginalized communities. Beckham now uses his experience to assist his clients with the delicate issues surrounding domestic and estate law. If you would like to speak with Beckham about your legal concerns, you may reach him by phone at 505-750-3685 or visit Sunshine Legal’s website at