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Positions

Updated 5/13/2019

ATTORNEY ASSOCIATE #54658 CIVIL COURT (FT AT-WILL)

The Second Judicial District Court is accepting applications for an At-Will Attorney Associate.  This position will be assigned to the Civil Division.  Summary of position: Under direction review cases, perform legal research, evaluation, analysis, writing and make recommendations concerning the work of the 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.  Must have three (3) years of experience in the practice of applicable law, or as a law clerk; SALARY: $39.399 hourly, plus benefits. 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 will be rejected. Application and resume supplemental form may be obtained on the New Mexico Judicial Branch web page at www.nmcourts.gov.  CLOSES: May 24, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.  
 

Multiple Trial Attorney Positions Available in the Albuquerque Area

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 Saavedra kfajardo@da.state.nm.us or 505-771-7400 for an application. Apply as soon as possible.  These positions will fill up fast!
 

Law Office Openings

IMMEDIATE opportunities in a busy downtown Albuquerque Real Estate Law Office. Current needs include: 1 Paralegal; 1 Legal Assistant; 2 File Clerk/Receptionist; 1 Part-time Bookkeeper. Send your resume to: Steven@BEStstaffJobs.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. 
 

PT/FT attorney 

PT/FT attorney for expanding law firm in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Email resume to xc87505@gmail.com

full-time legal assistant 

The law firm of Miller Stratvert PA seeks a full-time legal assistant with five+ years of experience in insurance defense and civil litigation.  The ideal candidate is a team player with strong word processing skills, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with ProLaw is a plus.  Knowledge of State and Federal court rules, and proficient in Odyssey and CM/ECF e-filing.  Positive work environment, 37.5 work week, competitive salary and excellent benefits package.  Please submit resume to jarmenta@mstlaw.com
 

 

Legal Assistant

Modrall Sperling has an immediate opening for a Legal Assistant. Ideal candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience working as a legal assistant, primarily within the medical malpractice field. Knowledge of New Mexico court rules and court filings is a must. This position requires strong Word, PDF, Document Management, Docketing and Outlook experience. Candidate must have exceptional communication skills and a customer service attitude. Must be self-motivated with attention to detail, a quick learner, editing and proofreading skills, a good basic knowledge of mathematics and ability to multi-task. Pay is commensurate with experience. Professional references are required. Please forward resume to: Susan Harris, Modrall Sperling, P.O. Box 2168, Albuquerque, NM 87103-2168.
New Mexico Court of Appeals Chief Appellate Attorney
The Chief Appellate Attorney is a high-level, vital part of the Court of Appeals. The Chief Appellate Attorney expertly manages a team of staff attorneys that advise the judges on substantive and procedural aspects of cases before the Court. The position is essential to the timely resolution of appellate cases in the State of New Mexico and serves as a member of the Court’s management team. Frequent travel between the Court’s offices in Albuquerque and Santa Fe is required. Superior legal ability and knowledge of constitutional, federal and state law are critical as well as excellent supervisory skills.  Minimum requirements are 7 years in the practice of law, including appellate law, 3 years of which must have been as a supervisor. More extensive experience is highly desired. Current pay range is $32.578 - $55.590 per hour. More information is available at www.nmcourts.gov/careers. Send cover letter and resume to: AOC, Attn: Nathan Hale, aocneh@nmcourts.gov, 237 Don Gaspar, Room 25, Santa Fe, NM 87501.
 

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.
 

experienced litigator

We are looking for an experienced litigator to help us serve our clients. We are a collegial team and would love to have the right person to come join us. Excellent benefits include a 5% 401k, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Long Term Disability etc. Please send resume to NMInsurDefense@gmail.com 
 

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.
 

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.

Full-time Paralegal

The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is seeking a full-time paralegal to assist its Litigation Division in performing substantive legal work on its civil cases.  This position involves the performance of a variety of paralegal duties, including, but not limited to, assisting in the preparation of matters for hearing and/or trial, drafting discovery, preparing pleadings, and setting up and maintaining a calendar with deadlines.  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.  Position posting closes when filled.

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.
 

Mescalero Apache Tribe: JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Temporary Chief Prosecutor

Job Duties Summary: Upholds the Tribe’s Constitution and Code to protect the safety and wellbeing of tribal members and public and personal property and resources. Represents the Tribe in criminal complaints and prosecutes individuals accused of violating Tribal laws. Supervises other staff. A full job description is availability upon request. This is a temporary position with the ability to apply for a permanent position. Minimum Qualifications: Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. License to practice in New Mexico or other State and member in good standing. Five years’ experience as a prosecutor; experience as a prosecutor in a tribal court preferred.  One year in a lead or supervisory capacity. Familiarity with federal Indian law preferred. Must have a valid NM Driver’s License. Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation. Tribal preference and Native American Indian preference shall apply to all positions.  Submission & Questions: Please submit resumes and questions to Diana White-Messing, Acting Director of Human Resources at dwhite-messing@mescaleroapachetribe.com. This position is open until filled. Salary depends on qualifications.
 

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!
 

Bilingual Immigration Associate Attorney

Bilingual Immigration Associate Attorney. Noble & Vrapi, P.A. is hiring for a full time bilingual (English-Spanish) associate attorney to work in our Albuquerque office in matters of family immigration and humanitarian visas.  This position requires someone who cares for the community we serve, has good attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills. The associate will handle family visas, humanitarian visas, and removal defense caseload with efficiency and quality in a team comprised of other attorneys and paralegals. No prior immigration experience required. New graduates are welcome to apply. Must be licensed in any jurisdiction in the United States.  Will consider recent graduates who have not yet taken the bar exam. Our philosophy is to hire the best people and pay at the top of the market, including a full benefits package.  To apply, email resume to careers@noblelawfirm.com.
 

Paralegal

Rothstein Donatelli LLP is looking for a paralegal 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
 

Associate Attorney 

Stiff, Keith & Garcia is a successful and growing law firm representing national clients, looking for a lawyer to work as an associate in the areas of insurance defense and civil litigation.  Flexible work environment available. Minimum of 5 years of litigation experience.  Strong academic credentials, and research and writing skills are required.  We are a congenial and professional firm. Excellent benefits and salary.  Great working environment with opportunity for advancement. Send resume to resume01@swcp.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

AOC invites letters of interest from attorneys 

The Administrative Office of the Courts invites letters of interest from attorneys interested in representing children both as guardian ad litem for children under 14 and as youth attorney for children over 14 and parents or custodians that are parties to abuse and neglect cases arising under the Children’s Code in the Third Judicial District, Sixth Judicial District (Grant, Hidalgo and Luna Counties), Tenth Judicial District (Quay and Harding Counties), Thirteenth Judicial District (Valencia County).  Compensation is tied directly to caseload.  Letters of interest: Please include name, street address, phone number, email address, and a brief statement describing your background and understanding of abuse and neglect cases, years of experience, a statement of your ability to perform duties, and the available date to begin case assignments. Interested attorneys must be licensed to practice in the state of New Mexico, have professional liability insurance, and must attach a resume to the letter of interest.  Contracting attorneys will submit monthly logs, have access to email, meet with the Court or AOC if requested, participate in related CLE’s, and submit invoices as required by AOC and Department of Finance protocols.  Please send questions, letters of interest and accompanying resumes to Sarah Jacobs at aocsej@nmcourts.gov.

Experienced Oil & Gas Associate

Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, a 150+ attorney law firm based in Denver, Colorado is seeking an oil & gas transactional associate 3-5 years of experience to join our sophisticated and vibrant energy practice. Candidates should possess a broad range of experience in transactional matters (both upstream and/or midstream) for energy companies. Large law firm or energy boutique firm experience is preferred.  Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and strong written and oral communication skills.  Applicants should be entrepreneurial, team oriented, and highly motivated to help us grow our practice and serve our clients. Colorado license preferred. Candidates must have a J.D. from an accredited law school.
 

Associate Attorney

Well-established law firm has an immediate opening in their Albuquerque office for a full-time Associate Attorney. This opening is for the Litigation Department, which is focused on Insurance Defense. Candidates must be organized, professional, responsible, thorough, possess strong people skills, as well as excellent time management skills in a fast-paced environment. Additionally, strong research and writing skills are required. Candidates must be well suited as team players and be committed to helping meet our clients’ needs. Outstanding benefits package, and salary based upon qualifications and experience.  Please send cover letter and resume to: apuckett@hinklelawfirm.com 

Nurse Paralegal

Modrall Sperling has an immediate opening for a full-time Nurse Paralegal to assist attorneys with medical record review and analysis. Ability to work in a fast paced environment and under high pressure. Required: B.S. in Nursing; a minimum of 3 years paralegal experience. Preferred: Experience with long-term care; experience with medical records review and analysis; or consultant experience in a legal setting.  Pay is commensurate with experience. Professional references are required. Please forward resume to: Susan Harris, Modrall Sperling, P.O. Box 2168, Albuquerque, NM 87103-2168.  
 

Full-time Staff Attorney

New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty (www.nmpovertylaw.org) seeks full-time staff attorney for our Public Benefits or Workers’ Rights team to provide legal representation, policy advocacy, and community education. The Public Benefits team addresses hunger and secure fundamental fairness in the administration of the public safety net for low-income New Mexicans, covering SNAP, TANF, childcare assistance and other programs. The Labor team works to improve pay and working conditions in New Mexico in collaboration with other worker justice groups and community organizers. This would be a full time permanent position. Required: minimum two years as an attorney; excellent research, writing, and legal advocacy skills; ‘no-stone-unturned’ thoroughness and persistence; strong leadership skills; Spanish fluency; commitment to economic and racial justice. Preferred: experience in advocacy, lobbying, legislative and government processes; experience working with community groups and coalitions. Apply in confidence by emailing a resume and cover letter to contact@nmpovertylaw.org. EEOE. People with disabilities, people of color, and people who have grown up in low-income communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Bilingual Immigration Legal Assistant

Bilingual Immigration Legal Assistant. Noble & Vrapi, P.A. is   hiring for a full time bilingual (English-Spanish) legal assistant to work in our Albuquerque office.  This position requires someone who cares for the community we serve, has good attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills. The legal assistant will take ownership of cases, provide exceptional customer service, and prepare quality work product. No prior immigration experience required. Our philosophy is to hire the best people and pay at the top of the market, including a full benefits package.  To apply, email resume to careers@noblelawfirm.com.
 

Escrow processor

Face paced title company looking for talent just like you!  We are now hiring for escrow processor positions.  Responsibilities include working with real estate brokers, lenders and attorneys to acquire and organize all necessary documents needed for closing.  Prepare and distribute title company closing documents.   Preparation and disbursement of funds.  Requirements:  Basic computer skills, Ability to multi-task, detail oriented, problem solving skills and an ability to thrive under pressure.  Previous real estate, legal or accounting experience a plus.  Full Benefits EOE.  Send resume to Julie Buckalew at Julie.buckalew@stewart.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

Letters of interest from attorneys

The Administrative Office of the Courts invites letters of interest from attorneys interested in representing children both as guardian ad litem for children under 14 and as youth attorney for children over 14 and parents or custodians that are parties to abuse and neglect cases arising under the Children’s Code in the Tenth Judicial District (Quay and Harding Counties).  Compensation is tied directly to caseload.  Letters of interest: Please include name, street address, phone number, email address, and a brief statement describing your background and understanding of abuse and neglect cases, years of experience, a statement of your ability to perform duties, and the available date to begin case assignments. Interested attorneys must be licensed to practice in the state of New Mexico, have professional liability insurance, and must attach a resume to the letter of interest.  Contracting attorneys will submit monthly logs, have access to email, meet with the Court or AOC if requested, participate in related CLE’s, and submit invoices as required by AOC and Department of Finance protocols.  Please send questions, letters of interest and accompanying resumes to Sarah Jacobs at aocsej@nmcourts.gov.

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