Assistant District Attorney
The Fifth Judicial District Attorney’s office has immediate positions open for new or experienced attorneys, in our Hobbs 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
Guebert Gentile & Piazza 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, email@example.com. All replies are kept confidential. No telephone calls please.
Commercial Liability Defense, Coverage Litigation Attorney P/T maybe F/T”
Our well-established, regional, law practice seeks a contract or possibly full time attorney with considerable litigation experience, including familiarity with details of pleading, motion practice, and of course legal research and writing. We work in the are of insurance law, defense of tort claims, regulatory matters, and business and corporate support. A successful candidate will have excellent academics and five or more years of experience in these or highly similar areas of practice. Intimate familiarity with state and federal rule of civil procedure. Admission to the NM bar a must; admission to CO, UT, WY a plus. Apply with a resume, salary history, and five-page legal writing sample. Work may be part time 20+ hours per week moving to full time with firm benefits as case load develops. We are open to “of counsel” relationships with independent solo practitioners. We are open to attorneys working from our offices in Durango, CO, or in ABQ or SAF or nearby. Compensation for billable hours at hourly rate to be agreed, generally in the range of $45 - $65 per hour. Attorneys with significant seniority and experience may earn more. F/T accrues benefits. Apply with resume, 5-10p legal writing example to firstname.lastname@example.org
with “NM Attorney applicant” in the subject line.
Deputy Director of Policy
The City Attorney’s Office seeks an individual to work on the evaluation, development and execution of the City’s public policy initiatives. The work requires strong writing, analytical and advocacy skills. The successful applicant will work closely with constituents and community agencies with a broad range of interests and positions to shape priorities to positively impact the residents of Albuquerque. The position serves as a liaison to our external partners (which may include governments and nonprofit organizations) and ensures that our advocacy outcomes are effectively identified and achieved. This person will track project status, timelines, deliverables, and project requirements. This role is heavily involved in outreach and works closely with the Chief Administrative Officer and City Attorney to ensure the City continues to address the needs and priorities of Albuquerque communities on an on-going basis. Requirements: Experience with underserved or vulnerable populations; Master’s Degree in related field or Juris Doctor. Juris Doctor strongly preferred. If attorney, must be licensed in New Mexico within six months of hire; In-depth understanding of city, state, and federal legislative and budget processes and grant application, administration, and compliance; Strong commitment to social justice, policy advocacy and research. Salary DOE. Please apply on line at the City of Albuquerque’s website www.cabq.gov/jobs
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 Fajardo email@example.com
or 505-771-7400 for an application. Apply as soon as possible. These positions will fill up fast!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
. Please reference Attorney Recruiting.
Cordell & Cordell, P.C., a domestic litigation firm with over 100 offices across 37 states, is currently seeking an experienced litigation attorney for an immediate opening in its offices in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, 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 significant 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 with cover letter indicating which office(s) you are interested in to Hamilton Hinton at email@example.com
Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department seeks general counsel
The Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) is looking to fill the position of General Counsel. This position reports to the Cabinet Secretary of EMNRD and supervises and manages the legal personnel and activities across all EMNRD divisions. The General Counsel is a member of the agency’s senior staff, regularly coordinating with others in the Office of the Secretary, EMNRD division directors, and legal counsel in other state agencies. The Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department strives to become a national model for an energy and natural resources agency with deep policy expertise, transparent processes, and a cohesive mission that balances conservation and development. EMNRD contains six divisions: Energy Conservation and Management, Forestry, State Parks, Oil Conservation, Mining and Minerals, and Administrative Services. The ideal candidate has a J.D. degree, legal experience related to natural resources and administrative law, ability to collaborate and manage a team efficiently, a demonstrated ability to review and revise legislation and amendments, and is an active member of the New Mexico bar. The full job description can be found here. To apply, applicants must submit a resume and cover letter that highlights interest in the position and addresses in detail how they meet the qualifications. Applicants must also submit a short (no more than 10 pages) writing sample that includes legal analysis, which should be exclusively the applicant’s work. Additionally, applicants must provide at least three references with contact information. Please submit complete applications via email to Lois C. Pedro at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Please clearly identify in the subject line the position to which you are applying.
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 https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cabq
Legal Assistant with minimum of 3- 5 years’ experience, including current working knowledge of State and Federal District Court rules and filing procedures, trial preparation, document and case management, calendaring, online research, is technologically adept and familiar with use of electronic databases and legal-use software. Seeking organized and detail-oriented professional with excellent computer and word processing skills for established commercial civil litigation firm. Email resumes to email@example.com
or Fax to 505-764-8374.