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Managing & Staff Attorney and MLP Managing & Attorney Positions Available
DNA-People’s Legal Services is seeking to hire several fill-time attorney’s in Arizona and New Mexico offices: Hopi Public Defenders & Hopi DNA offices are located in Polacca, AZ., other position are in Flagstaff, AZ., Tuba City, AZ., and Farmington, NM. The Flagstaff and Farmington offices are the only two offices located off the Navajo Reservation. All others you will enjoy the convenience of working near a metropolitan area while gaining valuable experiences in a smaller office, which provides the opportunity to advance more quickly than is afforded in larger offices and live the experience on Navajo/Hopi reservations. These positions will remain open until filled. Please mail your resume, letter of interest, writing sample, and references to DNA-People’s Legal Services, PO Box 765, Tuba City, AZ 86045, Fax: 928-774-0653, Direct-line 928-283-3206, Email Hresources@dnalegalservices.org. For a full job description, please visit our website at www.dnalegalservices.org. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Assistant District Attorney
The Fifth Judicial District Attorney’s office has an immediate position open to a new or experienced attorney. 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 DLuce@da.state.nm.us.
Personal Injury Associate
Caruso Law Offices, an ABQ plaintiff personal injury/wrongful death law firm has an immediate opening for associate with 2+ yrs. litigation experience. Must have excellent communication, organizational, and client services skills. Good pay, benefits and profit sharing. Send confidential response to Mark Caruso, 4302 Carlisle NE, ABQ NM 87107.
Associate Attorney 
McCarthy Holthus, LLP, an AV rated law firm practicing Mortgage and Commercial Banking law as well as creditors' rights in Bankruptcy, Litigation, and Evictions in multiple states, is currently looking for an Associate Attorney in its NM office.
Description of Duties Include:
-Manage cases from assignment to conclusion in a high volume, fast paced practice
-Draft court pleadings, legal memos, and correspondence
Review title, basic understanding of real estate law, review judgment figures and sales bids
-Independently represent our clients at court hearings (live and telephonic) and mediations
-Communicate directly with the firm's clients
Work with staff to meet client and court expectations and improve workflow processes
Billable hours
Experience and Skills:
-A preferred candidate will have 1-3 years jurisdiction experience in civil procedure
-Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school 
-Licensed to practice law in the State of NM and admitted to Federal District Court within the state, or willingness to get admitted
-Member in good standing with the NM Bar Association 
-Courtroom or mediation experience
-Ability to organize and manage caseload
Benefits include:
Working for a western states law firm with the support of the attorneys and managers across state lines
Relaxed work dress attire
Generous paid time off policy
Several options of Medical, Dental, and Vision plans, including pet insurance
401(k) Savings Plan with Company match
Annual attorney trip to San Diego for meeting and CLE
For consideration of this position, application is required through the below website:
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McCarthy Holthus, LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and e-Verify participant
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Attorneys
Growing downtown civil defense firm seeking two (2) associates with minimum three (3) years civil litigation experience or a judicial clerkship. Applicant must have strong research and writing skills. Courtroom and trial experience preferred. Tremendous opportunity to develop litigation and trial skills. The firm is also seeking one (1) associate to handle its governmental entities division. Applicant must have strong research and writing skills.  Competitive salary and benefits. Bonus incentive program.  Inquiries will be kept confidential. Please forward letter of interest and resume to Penimah Silva at  Robles, Rael & Anaya, P.C., 500 Marquette N.W., Suite 700, Albuquerque, NM 87102 or email to penimah@roblesrael.com.
Law Clerk
The 13th District Court solicits letters of interest from attorneys, and second or third year law students to serve as law clerk to the Honorable John F. Davis in Sandoval County as a contractor or non-benefits eligible temporary position. Judge Davis hears primarily civil cases. The law clerk would have a flexible, part-time schedule as agreed upon with the judge. Interested persons should send a letter of interest, one five page writing sample of their own work, and resume. Send documentation by 4:00 p.m., December 6, 2018 to: 
Suzanne Torres, HR Administrator
lludsxt@nmcourts.gov
 (505) 865-2421
fax: (505) 865-0969
full solicitation at: Click here
Senior Trial Attorney
The 13th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is accepting resumes for an experienced Senior Trial Attorney. This position requires substantial knowledge in the areas of criminal prosecution, rules of criminal procedure and requires handling complex felony litigation. Six years as a practicing attorney in criminal law with significant trial experience is required.  Salary is commensurate with experience. Send resumes to Krissy Saavedra, Program Specialist, P.O. Box 1750, Bernalillo, NM 87004, or via E-Mail to:  ksaavedra@da.state.nm.us. Deadline for submission of resumes: Open until filled.
Litigation Attorney
Growing civil practice is seeking to fill a position for a litigation attorney with 0-3 years of experience.  The ideal candidate must have strong work ethic, commitment to client care and satisfaction, and strong research and writing skills required. Experience in personal injury helpful, but not required. Salary negotiatble. Send letter of interest, resume and writing sample to nathan@wingerlawfirm.com. All inquiries kept confidential.
Attorney
Conklin, Woodcock & Ziegler, P.C. is seeking a full-time experienced attorney with at least two years experience for an associate position with prospects of becoming a shareholder. We are a well-respected seven-attorney civil defense firm that practices in among other areas: labor and employment, construction, personal injury, medical malpractice, commercial litigation, civil rights, professional liability, insurance defense and insurance coverage. We are looking for a team player with litigation experience, a solid work record, and a strong work ethic. Our firm is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Excellent pay and benefits. All replies will be kept confidential. Interested individuals should e-mail a letter of interest and resumes to: jobs@conklinfirm.com.
Associate Attorney
Associate attorney wanted for fast paced, well established, downtown litigation defense firm. Great opportunity to grow and share your talents. Inquiries kept confidential. Please send us your resume, a writing sample and references to Civerolo, Gralow & Hill, P.A., via e-mail to kayserk@civerolo.com.
New Mexico Court of Appeals
Law Clerks in Albuquerque and Santa Fe

The Judges of the New Mexico Court of Appeals are hiring for multiple Law Clerk positions. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with an appellate judge to draft opinions and resolve cases involving all areas of the law. You must have outstanding legal writing skills and be a graduate of an ABA accredited law school. One year of experience performing legal research, analysis and writing, while employed or as a student, is necessary. Current salary is $28.313 per hr. Please send resume and writing sample to: AOC, Attn: Nathan Hale, aocneh@nmcourts.gov, 237 Don Gaspar, Room 25, Santa Fe, NM 87501.
The Administrative Office of the Courts is recruiting a Statewide Pretrial Services Program Manager #00000232-21800 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  
The New Mexico Administrative Office of the Courts seeks a dynamic individual with a passion for pretrial reform to be our first Statewide Pretrial Services Program Manager.  The ideal candidate has a passion for driving evidence-based decisions on pretrial detention and release, including appropriately tailored release conditions to maximize public safety and scheduled court appearances. The person hired will grow successful pilot projects into statewide programs for early release on recognizance, provide judges with risk assessment data and analysis to aid in pretrial decisions, establish on-site and remote pretrial services, participate in development of data measurement for pretrial practices and report on outcome measurement, and assist all levels of courts to implement and maintain best practices. New Mexico eliminated bond schedules and adopted a constitutional amendment to authorize pretrial detention of dangerous defendants.  This is an opportunity for an exceptionally qualified person to establish the foundation for institutional adoption of pretrial practices at the forefront of best practices. The pay range is $58,000 to $91,000 DOE. Apply now – the AOC plans to hire by early January 2019. For more information please do to our website click here
Legal Secretary
AV rated insurance defense firm seeks full-time legal assistant with five plus years’ experience in insurance defense and civil litigation. Position requires a team player with strong word processing and organizational skills. Proficiency with Word and Word Perfect, knowledge of court systems and superior clerical skills are required. Should be skilled transcriptionist, attentive to detail and accurate with a Minimum typing speed of 75 wpm. Excellent work environment, salary and benefits. Please submit resume to mvelasquez@rsk-law.com or mail to 3880 Osuna Rd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109.
Paralegal
Litigation Paralegal with minimum of 3- 5 years’ experience, including current working knowledge of State and Federal District Court rules, online research, trial preparation, document control management, and familiar with use of electronic databases and related legal-use software technology.   Seeking skilled, organized, and detail-oriented professional for established commercial civil litigation firm.  Email resumes to e_info@abrfirm.com or Fax to 505-764-8374.
Trial Attorney
Trial Attorney wanted for immediate employment with the Ninth Judicial District Attorney’s Office, which includes Curry and Roosevelt counties. Employment will be based in either Curry County (Clovis) or Roosevelt County (Portales).  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. Email resume, cover letter, and references to: Steve North, snorth@da.state.nm.us.
Family Law/Divorce Attorney
Seeking a qualified attorney with 4-6 years’ experience in family law.  Willing to consider a more experienced attorney with an established practice.  Must be willing to work in a collaborative environment, have a strong work ethic, and be compassionate.  Benefits include health, dental, and a 401(k) plan. Must be licensed to practice in New Mexico.  If interested, please send resume to ewideman@pbwslaw.com. All replies are confidential.
Attorney
Attorney. Team, Talent, Truth, Tenacity, Triumph. These are our values. Parnall Law is seeking an attorney to help advocate and represent the wrongfully injured. You must possess confidence, intelligence, and genuine compassion and empathy. You must care about helping people. You will receive outstanding compensation and benefits, in a busy, growing plaintiffs personal injury law firm. Mission: Fighting Wrongs; Protecting Rights. To provide clients with intelligent, compassionate and determined advocacy, with the goal of maximizing compensation for the harms caused by wrongful actions of others. To give clients the attention needed to help bring resolution as effectively and quickly as possible. To make sure that, at the end of the case, the client is satisfied and knows Parnall Law has stood up for, fought for, and given voice and value to his or her harm. Keys to success in this position  Litigation experience (on plaintiff’s side) preferred. Strong negotiation skills. Ability to thrive in a productive and fast-paced work environment. Organized. Independent / Self-directed. Also willing / unafraid to collaborate. Proactive. Detail-oriented. Team player. Willing to tackle challenges with enthusiasm. Frequent contact with your clients, team, opposing counsel and insurance adjusters is of paramount importance in this role. Integrate the 5 values of Parnall Law. Compelled to do outstanding work. Strong work ethic. Interested in results. Barriers to success: Lack of fulfillment in role. Not enjoying people. Lack of empathy. Not being time-effective. Unwillingness to adapt and train. Arrogance. We are an established personal injury firm experiencing steady growth. We offer competitive salary and benefits, including medical, dental, 401k, and performance bonuses or incentives – all in a great team-based work environment. We provide a workplace where great people can do great work. Our employees receive the training and resources to be excellent performers – and are rewarded financially as they grow. We want people to love coming to work, to take pride in delivering our vision, and to feel valued for their contributions. If you want to be a part of a growing company with an inspired vision, a unique workplace environment and opportunities for professional growth and competitive compensation, you MUST apply online at www.HurtCallBert.com/jobs. Emailed applications will not be considered.
Paralegal
Paralegal.  Team, Talent, Truth, Tenacity, Triumph. These are our values. (Please read below concerning how to apply.) 
We are a growing plaintiffs personal injury law firm. Candidate must be enthusiastic, confident, a great team player, a self-starter, and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Mission:  To work together with the attorneys as a team to provide clients with intelligent, compassionate and determined advocacy, with the goal of maximizing compensation for the harms caused by wrongful actions of others. To give clients and files the attention and organization needed to help bring resolution as effectively and quickly as possible. To make sure that, at the end of the case, the client is satisfied and knows Parnall Law has stood up for, fought for, and given voice and value to his or her harm. Success:  Litigation experience (on plaintiff’s side) preferred. Organized. Detail-oriented. Meticulous but not to the point of distraction. Independent / self-directed. Able to work on multiple projects. Proactive. Take initiative and ownership. Courage to be imperfect, and have humility. Willing / unafraid to collaborate. Willing to tackle the most unpleasant tasks first. Willing to help where needed. Willing to ask for help. Acknowledging what you don’t know. Eager to learn. Integrate 5 values of our team: Teamwork; Tenacity; Truth; Talent; Triumph. Compelled to do outstanding work. Know your cases. Work ethic; producing Monday – Friday, 8 to 5.  Barriers to success: Lack of fulfillment in role. Treating this as “just a job.” Not enjoying people. Lack of empathy. Thin skinned to constructive criticism. Not admitting what you don’t know. Guessing instead of asking. Inability to prioritize and multitask. Falling and staying behind. Not being time-effective. Unwillingness to adapt and train. Waiting to be told what to do. Overly reliant on instruction.  If you want to be a part of a growing company with an inspired vision, a unique workplace environment and opportunities for professional growth and competitive compensation, you MUST apply online at www.HurtCallBert.com/jobs. Emailed applications will not be considered.
Paralegal/Legal Assistant
ARE YOU THE BEST AT WHAT YOU DO? If so, we are looking for you. We are a medium size plaintiff’s law firm is looking for a paralegal with a minimum of 3 years of experience in personal injury. Ideal candidates will possess the following abilities: ability to draft civil pleadings and discovery under the supervision of an attorney; preform various levels of research; request medical records, bills and initiate and follow up upon subrogation and Medicare/Medicaid subrogation claims; knowledge of e-filing in state and federal court; and an ability to understand and calendar case deadlines. In addition, candidates must possess excellent customer service skills as this position requires a great deal of client contact. Our Firm offers excellent benefits, including paid time off, health insurance, and dental insurance. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume and cover letter, in confidence to injurylawofficemanager@gmail.com.

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