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Marcia Ulibarri  


Updated 3/4/21

Court of Appeals - Judges Jacqueline Medina and Briana Zamora
Senior Law Clerks in Albuquerque

Judges Jacqueline Medina and Briana Zamora of the New Mexico Court of Appeals are each hiring for a Senior Law Clerk in Albuquerque. Senior Law Clerks work closely with the judges to draft opinions and resolve cases involving all areas of the law. Outstanding legal research and writing skills are necessary. Four years of legal practice or clerking experience and a New Mexico law license are required. Current annual salary is $69,222. Please send cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and writing sample to: Anna Box, Court Manager,, 2211 Tucker Avenue, Albuquerque NM, 87106.

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

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 and include a resume and writing sample with your application. 

Chief IP Counsel (Patent Attorney 4) IRC83855

The Los Alamos National Laboratory Office of Laboratory Counsel is seeking a highly experienced attorney to lead the Intellectual Property (GC-IP) group in its mission to provide timely services and advice on a variety of IP matters related to dynamic institutional priorities. The attorney will lead all strategic initiatives, provide advice to the Laboratory’s senior management and technology transfer division and co-develop and advise on IP-related policies and procedures. Other duties include drafting and reviewing agreements and conducting and participating in negotiations. The attorney will have a J.D. degree and 12 years of experience after passing the Bar, along with the demonstrated ability to lead and coordinate the legal work of a patent function involving attorneys and paralegals in an in-house, law firm or government setting. Apply online at 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.

Deputy City Attorney

The City of Rio Rancho is seeking a Deputy City Attorney to assist in representing the City in legal proceedings before city, state, and federal courts, agencies and provides advice to the Mayor, Governing Body, City Manager and Department Directors on all legal matters of concern to the City. This position requires a JD from an accredited, ABA approved college or university law school, (5) Five years’ related law experience, and licensed to practice law in the State of NM. To review the complete job description and to apply, visit:


Solo practitioner seeking an experienced, professional, full-time paralegal for a high-minded elder law practice in Albuquerque Uptown. Practice is limited to probate and trust administration and litigation, guardianships and conservatorships, and other elder law matters. Experience in these areas preferred. The ideal candidate will be professional in dress, appearance, speech, and demeanor; will have an excellent command of the English language; and will be calm, competent, and confident while performing the duties of the paralegal. Duties will include timekeeping, e-filing, drafting pleadings, and scheduling. Position offers a pleasant, non-frenetic, low-drama working environment. Salary commensurate with experience; top salary for the best candidates. Email resume and cover letter to


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

Deputy District Attorney

Immediate opening for a Deputy District Attorney in Silver City. Salary Depends on Experience. Benefits. Please send resume to Michael Renteria, District Attorney, or call 575-388-1941.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediators and Facilitators

The New Mexico Department of Education Special Education Division is seeking Facilitators and Mediators to resolve disputes between parents and school districts under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Contracts will be awarded for a one-year period, from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, renewable annually for up to four years. Applicants must be experienced Mediators and Facilitators with knowledge of specials education related issues. The Request for Applications for both Mediators and Facilitators is available on the Special Education website at: 
The deadline to submit separate applications for Mediator and/or Facilitator is March 26, 2021.

Request For Applications: 
Hearing Officers

The New Mexico Public Education Department, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (NMDVR) and the New Mexico Commission for the Blind (NMCB) are seeking attorneys to serve as due process hearing officers to adjudicate disputes between the agencies and applicants/recipients of vocational rehabilitation services under the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 701 et seq., as amended through Public Law 114-95. Contracts will be awarded in one-year terms, with the option to extend in one-year increments for three additional years. Prior hearing officer experience is preferred but NMDVR and NMCB will also consider applicants with four years or more of administrative law experience. Knowledge of laws applicable to persons with disabilities and/or vocational rehabilitation laws is preferred. The Request for Applications for Hearing Officers is available on the New Mexico Division of Vocational Rehabilitation’s website at The RFA includes the Stevens Amendment notices for NMDVR and NMCB. Prospective Offerors with questions should contact Joseph “Joby” Padilla at The deadline to submit applications is March 17, 2021.

Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Attorney

Make a difference in the lives of others! Salary plus incentives paid twice a month. Great benefits. Outstanding office team culture. Learn more at Or email

Associate Lawyer - Litigation

Sutin, Thayer & Browne is looking to hire a full-time associate with 2-5 years of experience 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

Associate Attorney

Chapman and Priest, P.C. seeks Associate Attorney to assist with increasing litigation case load. Candidates should have 2-10 years civil defense litigation experience, good research and writing skills, as well as excellent oral speaking ability. Candidate must be self-starter and have excellent organizational and time management skills. Trial experience a plus. Please send resume, references, writing sample and salary requirements to

Town Prosecutor

The Town of Silver City, New Mexico is seeking a qualified attorney interested in serving as a contract Town Prosecutor. The position requires prosecuting Grant County criminal misdemeanor cases in Municipal, Magistrate and District Court. The applicant must pos-sess a working knowledge of criminal law, strong communication skills (oral and writ-ten), be a self-starter, and have the ability to manage and prioritize the assigned case-load. Please direct inquiries to (575) 534-6359 or

Full-Time Paralegal 

Egolf + Ferlic + Martinez + Harwood LLC is hiring a full-time paralegal position. The Firm is based in downtown Santa Fe but represents clients throughout the state. Ideal candidate will show initiative, demonstrate attention to detail and organiza-tion, and work well under pressure. They must be able to communicate well with others, while also being able to work independently. Litigation experience a plus! For the right candidate, the Firm is willing to train individuals with related experi-ence or education. The Firm offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes healthcare, life insurance & retirement match. Interested candidates should submit a resume to


Rothstein Donatelli, LLP, is seeking a Paralegal with a minimum of 5 years’ experience for its Santa Fe office. This person will work with attorneys in our civil rights, criminal defense, and Indian law practices. Qualified candidates must have working knowledge of state and federal district court civil and criminal rules and filing procedures, advanced computer skills in Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, and proficiency with trial preparation, document and case management, calendaring, and online research. Please send cover letter and resume to

Litigation Secretary – 
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Albuquerque office of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP is seeking a Litigation Secretary with 3+ years’ experience in the various areas of insurance defense. This full-time position requires knowledge of State and Federal court procedures, court rules, e-filing procedures, and docketing. Experience working with insurance companies is always a plus. ATTRIBUTES: Self-starter who can work with little supervision, be extremely organized and very detail oriented; Ability to multi-task effectively and prioritize incoming work to meet deadlines; Demonstrate a professional demeanor and customer service approach during busy times. TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced computer skills with Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; Proficient with document management software, docketing and records management systems. Contact: Please email your cover letter and resume to and include “Albuquerque Litigation Secretary” in the subject line. Lewis Brisbois offers a compensation and benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401k and more! 


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

Two Staff Attorneys

The New Mexico Immigrant Law Center is committed to advancing justice and equity by empowering low-income immigrant communities. We are currently hiring for two staff attorney positions (Economic Justice Program and Survivor of Crime Program), as well as, a paralegal/partially accredited DOJ Representative. We provide excellent benefits, including full health insurance, dental and vision, generous paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave. We provide competitive non-profit salary and a family friendly work environment. Please see: for more information and instructions on how to apply.


Butt Thornton & Baehr PC seeks an attorney with a minimum five years’ experience, at least 3 years’ of which are in civil litigation. Butt Thornton & Baehr PC is in its 62nd year of practice. We seek an attorney who will continue our tradition of excellence, hard work, and commitment to the enjoyment of the profession. Please send letter of interest, resume, and writing samples to Ryan T. Sanders at

Attorney/Paralegals – 
Statewide Positions

New Mexico Legal Aid is hiring. Current Attorney and Paralegals positions are available statewide. Please visit for the full job ads. Full Benefits, Salary DOE

Associate Attornyes

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


Conklin, Woodcock & Ziegler, P.C. is seeking a full-time experienced attorney with at least three years litigation experience for an associate position with prospects of becoming a shareholder. We are a well-respected eight-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 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:

Attorney Associate (FT-At Will) #00030752
Center For Self Help and 
Dispute Resolution
Foreclosure Settlement Program

The Second Judicial District Court is accepting applications for a Full Time At Will Attorney As-sociate. This position will be assigned to the Foreclosure Settlement Program (FSP) and will operate under the direction of the Chief Judge, the Presiding Civil Judge, and upper level Court man-agement. The Attorney Associate will facilitate settlement facilitation conferences between lenders and borrowers in residential foreclosure cases pending before the Court and will be responsible for conducting status conferences, settlement facilitations and reporting of statistical data to Court man-agement. The majority of communication will take place via telephone and email, with occasional in-person or virtual settlement facilitations. The Attorney Associate is independent and impartial and shall be governed by the Rules of Professional Conduct, Mediation Procedures Act, NMSA 1978 §44-7B-1 to 44-7B-6, and Mediation Ethics and Standards of Practice. The Attorney Associ-ate will coordinate with program administrative staff to support the FSP. 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 have three (3) years of experience in the practice of applicable law, or as a law clerk. Experience in settlement facilita-tion/mediation and residential mortgage foreclosure matters and loss mitigation is strongly encour-aged. SALARY: $40.975 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 CLOSES: March 19, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. 

Legal Assistant

Successful, growing civil defense firm seeks legal assistant committed to providing the highest quality service to clients. Excellent salary and benefits. The position requires daily calendaring, word processing, working with opposing counsel staff, court staff, and clients routinely. Must be able to multitask and handle large case load. Litigation experience a must, with a good understanding of the deadlines required by the Rules of Civil Procedure. Please e-mail your resume to 


The Santa Fe office of Hinkle Shanor LLP seeks a paralegal for the practice areas of environmental, water, natural resources, real property, public utility and administrative law. Candidates should have a strong academic background, excellent research skills and the ability to work independently. Paralegal training or experience is not necessary. Competitive salary and benefits. All inquires kept confidential. Santa Fe resident preferred. Please email resume to: 

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