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Positions

Updated 7/8/2019

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.

Senior Trial Attorney Positions Available in the Albuquerque Area

The Thirteenth Judicial District Attorney’s Office is seeking Senior 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 505-771-7411 for an application. Apply as soon as possible. These positions will fill up fast!

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.

Associate Attorney

Hatcher Law Group, P.A. seeks an associate attorney with two-plus years of legal experience for our downtown Santa Fe office. We are looking for an individual motivated to excel at the practice of law in a litigation-focused practice.  Hatcher Law Group defends individuals, state and local governments and institutional clients in the areas of insurance defense, coverage, workers compensation, employment and civil rights. We offer a great work environment, competitive salary and opportunities for future growth. Send your cover letter, resume and a writing sample via email to juliez@hatcherlawgroupnm.com.

Associate Attorney

Holt Mynatt Martínez, P.C., an AV-rated law firm in Las Cruces, New Mexico is seeking  associate attorneys with 1-5 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. Prefer attorney licensed in New Mexico and Texas but will consider applicants only licensed in Texas.  Salary commensurate with experience, and benefits. Please send your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and references to rd@hmm-law.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. 

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.

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.

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

Litigation Attorney

Cordell & Cordell, P.C., a domestic litigation firm with over 100 offices across 36 states, is currently seeking an experienced litigation attorney for an immediate opening in its office in Albuquerque, NM. The candidate must be licensed to practice law in the state of New Mexico, have minimum of 3 years of litigation experience with 1st chair family law preferred. The position offers a signing bonus, 100% employer paid premiums including medical, dental, short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance, as well as 401K and wellness plan. This is a wonderful opportunity to be part of a growing firm with offices throughout the United States. To be considered for this opportunity please email your resume to Hamilton Hinton at hhinton@cordelllaw.com

Staff Attorney

Disability Rights New Mexico, a statewide non-profit agency serving to protect, promote and expand the rights of persons with disabilities, seeks full-time Staff Attorney primarily to represent agency clients in legal proceedings. The position also involves commenting on proposed regulations and legislation, and other policy advocacy. Must have excellent research and writing skills, and demonstrate competence in a range of legal practice including litigation. Advanced education, work experience or volunteer activities relevant to disability issues preferred. Must be licensed or eligible for license in NM. Persons with disabilities, minorities, and bilingual applicants strongly encouraged. Competitive salary and benefits. Send letter of interest addressing qualifications, resume, and names of three references to DRNM, 3916 Juan Tabo NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111, or by email to mwolfe@DRNM.org, Applicants encouraged to apply ASAP, but no later than 7/31/19. AA/EEO.

Paralegal

The Santa Fe office of Hinkle Shanor LLP is seeking a litigation paralegal to support its environmental, natural resources and water, electric utility, administrative law, and general civil litigation groups. A minimum of five years’ legal experience, college degree, and paralegal certificate are required. Proven experience in large volume case organization and management is necessary. The ideal candidate will have excellent analytical, proofreading, cite-checking, writing and communication skills. Competitive salary and benefits. All inquiries kept confidential. E-mail resume to: gromero@hinklelawfirm.com

Proofreader/Legal Assistant

The New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) is seeking a person to fill a position within its Office of General Counsel.  The working title for this position will be Proofreader and Legal Assistant.  The person in the position must be well-organized, detail-oriented and thorough, able to work independently, be excellent at accuracy and follow through, and have a team-oriented mindset. The preferred experience and education sought is one (1) year of work experience writing, preparing, and filing correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents; proofreading legal documents; and/or maintaining a case management/tracking system.  The preferred candidate will have experience in a position that requires direct contact with the public or with customers.  An Associate’s degree or more advanced degree is required, and two writing samples are required when submitting an application.  The position will have an annual salary range of $29,347/yr. to $51,056/yr.  Applications for this position must be submitted online to the State Person¬nel Office at http://www.spo.state.nm.us.  The posting will be used to conduct ongoing recruitment and will remain open until the position has been filled.  Further information and application requirements are online at www.spo.state.nm.us, position (PED #10103590).  

Paralegal

Solo practitioner seeking an experienced, professional, full-time paralegal for a litigation practice. Practice is limited to probate litigation, guardianships, and elder law (and some plaintiff’s personal injury). Experience with probate and guardianships preferred. The ideal candidate will be professional in dress, appearance, and demeanor; will have an excellent command of the English language; will possess above-average writing skills; and will have experience with Timeslips and e-filing; and can answer discovery and draft pleadings with minimal supervision. Position offers a very pleasant working environment. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter along with your resume to ben@benhancocklaw.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.

Felony Attorney Positions
1st Judicial District Attorney

The First Judicial District Attorney’s Office has felony attorney positions for the Santa Fe and Espanola Offices. 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.

Patent Attorney
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos, New MexicoThe Office of General Counsel is seeking an experienced patent attorney to provide constructive and supportive legal advice and counsel to LANL managers and employees, advising them regarding the legal aspects and consequences of proposed courses of action and identifying alternative courses of action that will avoid or minimize legal difficulties for LANL while also facilitating mission accomplishment. Responsibilities will include oversight, management, and exploitation of the LANL patent and copyright estate, management of outside counsel for Intellectual Property matters, the preparation and review of license agreements, Cooperative Research and Development Agreements, Strategic Sponsored Partnership Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements, and other technology transfer agreements. The patent attorney will work to implement LANL’s strategic vision of its intellectual assets, including internal education of scientists and engineers as well as the various LANL business units. The patent attorney will work with clients to develop and implement risk mitigation strategies, and will be expected to practice preventive law by anticipating and working to avoid unreasonable risks and conduct and participate in negotiations with outside persons, other entities, and their patent attorneys who may be in either an adversarial or a partnership relationship with LANL. For job requirements and to apply for Job Number IRC73981 on line refer to: https://www.lanl.gov/careers/career-options/jobs/index.php For specific questions about the status of this job call 667-2955. Los Alamos National Laboratory is an EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Legal Assistant

Moses, Dunn, Farmer & Tuthill, P.C. is seeking a full-time legal assistant with a minimum of three years of experience to work in a long-established law firm.  Applicant must have excellent organizational, grammar and proof-reading skills; experience with federal and state e-filing; and should possess strong Microsoft Word and Outlook skills.  The Firm offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Please send your letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to Stephanie Reinhard, P.O. Box 27047, Albuquerque, NM 87125.

Paralegal – Incredible Opportunity w/ Cutting Edge Law Firm

New Mexico Legal Group, a cutting edge divorce and family law practice, is looking for one more super cool paralegal to add to our firm. We are looking for candidates with substantive paralegal experience – but not just in family law (although it’s helpful)! If you bring the desire to deliver the highest quality representation to our clients, excellent communications skills, a work philosophy of “teamwork makes the dream work”, the ability to get and keep organized and a great sense of humor, we’ll train you in Family Law.   Why is this an incredible opportunity? In addition to working in a fun, drama-free environment, we are offer great pay, health insurance, automatic 3% to your 401(k), generous PTO, paid holidays, paid bereavement time and every other Friday afternoon off. Interested candidates should apply now (afoster@newmexicolegalgroup.com) and include a cover letter explaining why you are perfect for the position. The cover letter is the most important thing you will send, so be creative and let us know who you really are. No cover letter? You will not be considered for the position. Please no calls.

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