State Bar of New Mexico Career Center and Classified Ads

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Marcia Ulibarri  
505-797-6058

Positions

Updated 10/11/19

Associate Attorney

Tucker, Yoder, Hatfield, Eley & Associates, the largest firm in San Juan County, practicing in New Mexico and Colorado, has an immediate associate opening in its Farmington office for civil, domestic relations and criminal practice. Ideal candidates will be team players, ready to assist clients in a variety of cases. New Mexico and Colorado bar admission a plus. Salary depending on experience. Please send cover letter and resume to jennifer@tbylaw.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 2 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
 

Property and Finance Attorney

The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is hiring an Assistant City Attorney for the Property and Finance Division. The work includes, but is not limited to: contract drafting, analysis, and negotiations; drafting ordinances; regulatory law; Inspection of Public Records Act; procurement; general commercial transaction issues; intergovernmental agreements; dispute resolution; and civil litigation. Attention to detail and strong writing skills are essential. Three (3)+ years’ experience is preferred and must be an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico, in good standing. Please submit resume and writing sample to attention of “Legal Department Property Finance Assistant City Attorney Application” c/o Angela M. Aragon, Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator; P.O. Box 2248, Albuquerque, NM 87103, or amaragon@cabq.gov.

Litigation Attorney

With 51 offices and over 1,400 attorneys, Lewis Brisbois is one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the nation. Our Albuquerque office is seeking associates with a minimum of three years litigation defense experience. Candidates must have credentials from ABA approved law school, actively licensed by the New Mexico state bar, and have excellent writing skills. Duties include but are not limited to independently managing a litigation caseload from beginning to end, communicating with clients and providing timely reporting, appearing at depositions and various court appearances and working closely with other attorneys and Partners on matters. Please submit your resume along with a cover letter and two writing samples to phxrecruiter@lewisbrisbois.com and indicate “New Mexico Litigation Attorney Position”. All resumes will remain confidential. LBBS does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies with respect to the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact LBBS's human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to LBBS. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and LBBS. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of LBBS. LBBS shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.
 

Associate Attorney 

Hatcher Law Group, P.A. seeks an associate attorney preferably with one to two 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.
 

Assistant Attorney General Positions

The Office of the New Mexico Attorney General is recruiting for Assistant Attorney General positions in Civil and Criminal Affairs. The job postings and further details are available at www.nmag.gov/human-resources.aspx

Prosecutors

Immediate openings for Prosecutors interested in creating safer communities and a better legal system, one case at a time. Imagine collaborating with a diverse team of professionals, having a manageable caseload with a competitive salary in a great workplace environment. We have positions available in Las Vegas, NM with the Fourth Judicial District Attorney’s Office. If you are interested in learning more about the positions or wish to apply, contact us at (505) 425-6746, or forward your letter of interest and resumé to Richard D. Flores, District Attorney, c/o Mary Lou Umbarger, Office Manager, P.O. Box 2025, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701 or e-mail: mumbarger@da.state.nm.us
 

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.

Department of Finance and Administration seeks General Counsel

The Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) is hiring for the position of General Counsel. DFA’s mission is to guide, serve, and support public entities to ensure fiscal accountability and effective government is responsive to all New Mexicans. The General Counsel represents the Department in legal matters that involve the Secretary's Office and the Department's five divisions, including the DFA Cabinet Secretary’s Office, State Budget Division, Board of Finance, Financial Control Division, and Local Government Division. Preferred applicants will have a commitment to public service and significant legal practice experience in public law. The successful candidate will have familiarity with or the ability to master the following areas: the General Appropriations Act; legislative drafting and interpretation; public records inspection and retention; conduct of meetings subject to the Open Meetings Act; representation of public bodies; administrative adjudications, appeals, and rulemakings; negotiation and preparation of contracts; federal and state grant programs; joint powers agreements; garnishments; public procurement; public finance, bond issuances, and bond refundings; local government taxes and finances; civil litigation, appeals, and records management. This list is not exhaustive and conveys the DFA General Counsel's diverse practice. Successful applicants must have strong analytic, research, communication and interpersonal skills. The salary range is from $85,000 to $100,000 per year. Interested attorneys may submit an application to Matt Garcia, General Counsel to the Governor, directed to Vanessa.Kennedy@state.nm.us. Learn more about DFA at www.nmdfa.state.nm.us.
 

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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.
 

New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
Legal Division Director 

The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission is accepting applications for the position of Division Director of the Legal Division. This position is responsible for coordination of all NMPRC Legal Division’s activities and development of the division’s standards in dealing with Federal and State statutes and regulations to ensure division compliance statewide in a fair and equitable fashion. Applying laws and regulations in evaluation of technical facts; advising the Legal Division on sensitive issues relating to division conduct and budgetary issues. Work closely with Human Resources on all personnel matters. Make legal recommendations, on regulatory cases coming before the NMPRC. Oversee the advisement and counsel provided the Commission by Legal staff on the most complex legal, technical, economic and policy issues; in all issues concerning the NMPRC Legal Division. Advise and assist the NMPRC in rulemakings. The position requires extensive knowledge of State and Federal Legal rules, laws, and NMPRC background information. Extensive knowledge of the New Mexico statutes relating to NMPRC oversight, knowledge of the New Mexico legislative process, aspects of the NMPRC’s programs, goals, and long-term plans . Knowledge of ex-parte rules and regulations. Extensive knowledge of Employment Law. Minimum qualifications: JD from an accredited law school; ten years of experience in the practice of law, including at least four years of administrative or regulatory law practice and three years of staff supervision; admission to the New Mexico Bar or commitment to taking and passing Bar Exam within six months of hire. Background in employment law, technical, economic and policy issues. Salary: $56,239.00- $125,000.00 per year (plus benefits). Salary based on qualifications and experience. This is a GOVEX “at will” position. The State of NM is an EOE Employer. Apply: Submit letter of interest, résumé, writing sample and three references to: Human Resources, Attention: Rene Kepler, Renes.Kepler@state.nm.us or NMPRC P.O. Box 1269, Santa Fe, NM 87504-1269 by October 31, 2019. 

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.

Divorce Lawyers – 
Come Grow with Us! 
Incredible Career Opportunity

New Mexico Legal Group, a cutting edge divorce and family law firm, is growing again and we’re looking for another experienced attorney to join our team in Albuquerque. 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, automatic 3% contribution to 401(k) and revenue sharing plan. This is also a great opportunity for solo lawyers 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! 
 

Public Education Department – Attorney Positions

The Public Education Department (PED) is seeking attorneys for its Office of General Counsel. In addition to practicing education law, attorneys may be relied on for advice on matters relating to contracts, procurement, employment, public records, federal and state government funding, and/or other governmental agency matters. Strong writing and interpersonal skills are essential. More details about positions and how to apply are provided on the State Personnel Office website at http://www.spo.state.nm.us/. Please check the website periodically for updates to the list of available positions. 
 

Assistant City Attorney/Employment and Labor Division

The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is looking to fill an Assistant City Attorney position within its Employment and Labor Division. This Division is responsible for representing the City in litigation related to employment and labor law in New Mexico State and Federal Courts, before the City of Albuquerque Personnel Board, and before the City of Albuquerque Labor Board. The Division also provides counsel throughout all City Departments related to employment and labor issues. Attention to detail, strong writing skills, and the ability to work well as a part of a team are essential. Five or more years’ experience in employment or labor law is preferred for the first position. Two or more years of experience in civil litigation is preferred for the second, with additional preference given for experience in employment or labor law. Applicants must be an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico in good standing. Salary will be based upon experience. Please submit resume and writing sample to attention of “Legal Department Assistant City Attorney Application” c/o Angela M. Aragon, Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator; P.O. Box 2248, Albuquerque, NM 87103, or amaragon@cabq.gov.

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
 

Assistant City Attorney for the Litigation Division

The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is hiring an Assistant City Attorney for the Litigation Division. The department’s team of attorneys represent the City in litigation matters in New Mexico State and Federal Courts, including trials and appeals, and provide legal advice and guidance to City departments. Attention to detail and strong writing skills are essential. Five (5)+ years’ experience is preferred and must be an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico in good standing. Salary will be based upon experience. Please submit resume and writing sample to attention of “Legal Department Assistant City Attorney Application” c/o Angela M. Aragon, Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator; P.O. Box 2248, Albuquerque, NM 87103, or amaragon@cabq.gov.

Entry-Level Attorney Positions

JUST PASSED THE BAR? Put that Degree to work for you! We have entry-level attorney positions immediately available with the Fourth Judicial District Attorney’s Office in Las Vegas, NM. Excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in the courtroom with a diverse team of mentor attorneys. Requirements include J.D. and current license to practice law in New Mexico. Please forward your letter of interest and resumé to Richard D. Flores, District Attorney, c/o Mary Lou Umbarger, District Office Manager, P.O. Box 2025, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701 - or via e-mail: mumbarger@da.state.nm.us Competitive salary and great workplace environment!
 

Assistant Trial Attorney

Assistant Trial Attorney wanted for immediate employment with the Seventh Judicial District Attorney’s Office, which includes Catron, Sierra, Socorro and Torrance counties. Employment will be based primarily in Sierra County (Truth of Consequences). Truth of Consequences is a short one hour drive from Las Cruces. 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. Will also have full benefits and excellent retirement plan. Send resume to: Seventh District Attorney’s Office, Attention: J.B. Mauldin, P.O. Box 1099, 302 Park Street, Socorro, New Mexico 87801. Or email to: jbmauldin@da.state.nm.us .
 

New Mexico Public Education Department’s Special Education Bureau – Attorney Supervisor and Attorney Advanced 

The New Mexico Public Education Department is seeking attorneys for its Special Education Bureau. The openings include an Attorney Supervisor position, and a Lawyer Advanced position. More details about the positions and how to apply are available at http://www.spo.state.nm.us/. Please check the website periodically for updates to the list of available positions.
 

Senior Trial Attorney
Assistant Trial Attorney
Entry Level Attorney

The 13th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is accepting resumes for experienced Senior/Mid-level/Entry Level Trial Attorney’s. This position requires a minimum of five years of experience as a prosecutor; and it requires handling complex felony litigation. Salary is commensurate with experience. Send resumes to Krissy Fajardo, Program Specialist, P.O. Box 1750, Bernalillo, NM 87004, or via E-Mail to: kfajardo@da.state.nm.us. Deadline for submission of resumes: Open until filled.
 

Experienced 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 firm offers 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

Attorney Experience in Tribal Law

We are looking for an attorney with a minimum of 5 years experience in tribal law. Excellent writing skills and a developed sense of ethics a Must. Native preferred. Send resume and your own requirements to cbs@stetsonlaw.com.
 

County of Bernalillo
RFP #17-20-EM
Criminal Justice System Reform Consulting Services

On behalf of the Office of the County Manager, the Procurement and Business Services Department Purchasing Section is soliciting proposals for Criminal Justice System Reform Consulting Services. Pertinent RFP documents can be downloaded through the Purchasing website www.bernco.gov/finance/procurement-and-business-services.aspx at no cost; firms must be registered to download the document. If not registered, interested parties may register at www.bernco.gov/finance/vendor-registration.aspx. Vendors are also welcome to contact Emily McKenzie at (505) 468-7330, or by e-mail emckenzie@bernco.gov to request a hard copy document at a cost of 50 cents per page. A Non-Mandatory Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on October 15, 2019 @ 9:00 a.m. (local time) at the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center, One Civic Plaza NW, 10th Floor, Purchasing Conference Room, Albuquerque, N.M. 87102. Sealed submittals must be addressed to the Procurement and Business Services Department, Purchasing Section, One Civic Plaza NW, 10th Floor, Room 10010, Albuquerque, NM 87102 and received no later than 4:00 p.m. (local time), October 28, 2019. Delivery of proposals is the sole responsibility of the Offeror. The Purchasing Section will date and time stamp the sealed envelope upon receipt. Late submittals will not be accepted.
 

Attorney Wanted

Small AV-rated firm seeks attorney with trial experience interested in civil litigation, primarily insurance defense. Must do high-quality work, use good judgment, possess strong work ethic, work efficiently, and take initiative. Email resume to Nathan H. Mann at nmann@gcmlegal.com.

Solo/Small Firm Attorneys

Are you an established solo or small firm that would like the benefit of being part of an AV-rated, small firm that concentrates in civil litigation, especially insurance defense? We seek one or more such attorneys with same or compatible practices. Contact Nathan H. Mann by email at nmann@gcmlegal.com

Contract Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Small bustling private practice with a lone provider specializing in neutral Family Court special master work (by court order) is seeking a ½ to ¾ time contractor Paralegal or Administrative Assistant with experience in family court work. Experience with Microsoft Office is necessary. The work includes case and client management, scheduling and billing using phone, email, excel and the Our Family Wizard (OFW) platform. Contracted hourly rate is negotiable depending on experience. No public interaction other than by phone and email. Office environment is very comfortable and not accessible to the public. Please call Bob at 505.239.3748. All inquiries are completely confidential.

NMPED Paralegal Position

PARALEGAL - The Public Education Department is looking for a team player with strong writing and interpersonal skills, great attention to detail and follow-through, and an interest in public service.  To apply, please fill out an application at http://www.spo.state.nm.us/applicationguide/, and email 2 writing samples to Aaron.Rodriguez2@state.nm.us.  

Traffic Arraignment Attorney

The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is hiring an Assistant City Attorney position in the Property and Finance division of the City Attorney’s Office. The position will administer the traffic arraignment program and assist in areas of real estate and land use, governmental affairs, regulatory law, procurement, general commercial transaction issues, civil litigation and. The department’s team of attorneys provide legal advice and guidance to City departments and boards, as well as represent the City and City Council on complex matters before administrative tribunals and in New Mexico State and Federal courts. Attention to detail and strong writing skills are essential. Applicant must be an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico in good standing or able to attain bar membership within three months of hire. Salary will be based upon experience. Please submit resume and writing sample to attention of “Legal Department Assistant City Attorney Application” c/o Angela M. Aragon, Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator; P.O. Box 2248, Albuquerque, NM 87103, or amaragon@cabq.gov.

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.
 

Assistant City Attorney for the Municipal Affairs Division

The City of Albuquerque Legal Department is hiring an Assistant City Attorney for the Municipal Affairs Division. The Department’s team of attorneys provides a broad range of general counsel legal services to the Mayor’s Office, City Council, the Albuquerque Police Department, various City departments, boards, commissions, and agencies. The legal services provided by the division includes, but are not limited to, drafting legal opinions, reviewing and drafting policies, ordinances, and executive/administrative instructions, reviewing and drafting contracts, providing counsel on Inspection of Public Records Act requests and other open government issues, providing advice on City ordinances and State/Federal statutes and regulations, and providing general advice and counsel on day-to-day operations. Attention to detail and strong writing skills are essential. Preferences include: Five (5)+ years’ experience; criminal legal experience; policy writing; and addressing evidentiary issues. Candidates must be an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico in good standing. Salary will be based upon experience. Please submit resume and writing sample to attention of “Legal Department Assistant City Attorney Application” c/o Angela M. Aragon, Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator; P.O. Box 2248, Albuquerque, NM 87103, or amaragon@cabq.gov.

Deputy District Attorney and HIDTA- Deputy District Attorney

Immediate openings for a Deputy District Attorney and HIDTA- Deputy District Attorney in Deming. A Deputy District Attorney in Lordsburg, and an Senior Trial Attorney in Silver City. Salary Depends on Experience. Benefits. Please send resume to Francesca Estevez, District Attorney, FMartinez-Estevez@da.state.nm.us or call 575-388-1941.
 

Litigation Attorney

Keller & Keller is an award winning personal injury law firm located in Albuquerque. We are seeking an attorney with 0-5 years of experience to join our personal injury litigation team. We are proud to offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, including a salary commensurate with experience, medical insurance, 401(k) retirement plan and paid time off. All applicants must have an active license to practice law in New Mexico. The Litigation Attorney will work directly with two Litigation Attorneys and two Litigation Paralegals on a daily basis. Responsibilities include: strategic planning and discussion regarding cases; planning for and meeting court established deadlines; client contact; court appearances; trial preparation; motion practice; mediations; and depositions. We are looking for a person with critical thinking skills and the ability to apply those skills in a fast-paced environment. Excellent interpersonal communication skills with clients and coworkers is a must. Additionally, the candidate must be able to apply their knowledge and skills to make decisions and take action on cases. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to Zachary Farmer at zfarmer@2keller.com. No phone calls, please. All inquiries will be confidential.

Lawyer Position 

Hennighausen & Olsen, L.L.P., seeks an attorney to practice in the following areas: civil, contract, water law, natural resources, and property. If interested, please send resume and recent writing sample to: Managing Partner, Hennighausen & Olsen, L.L.P., P.O. Box 1415, Roswell, NM 88202-1415. All replies are kept confidential. No telephone calls please. 
 

Bankruptcy Specialist

Ensures full compliance with loan bankruptcy regulations and State specific laws. Monitors accounts throughout the loan bankruptcy process and communicates with appropriate parties. Acquires a copy of all bankruptcy documents. Receives and determines distribution of funds for Payment Processing Department, works with the Escrow department for annual Escrow analysis. Responsible for the foreclosure process. Must complete foreclosures accurately in adherence to mandatory State and Investor guidelines. Ability to read and comprehend Investor (FHA, FNMA, USDA, VA) guidelines and meet timelines. Prepare referrals, bidding instructions for all sales. Performs other related duties as assigned. Email resume to annette@westloan.com
 

Litigation Attorney

Litigation/trial attorney wanted for immediate employment. We are a busy and well respected plaintiff only personal injury and medical malpractice firm in need of an experienced Litigation attorney. 100% paid health insurance, paid sick and vacation time, and 15% retirement plan (funded by the firm). Salary and bonuses are commensurate with experience and ability. Please email resume, cover letter and references to santafelaw56@gmail.com
 

Contract Civil Legal Attorney

PROGRAM: Peacekeepers, Espanola NM; STATUS: Regular/Part Time/Exempt; BENEFITS: No; RATE OF PAY: DOE; EDUCATION: Juris Doctorate; EXPERIENCE: 10 years’ experience in family law. REQUIRED CERTIFICATES: None; Practice civil and family law with an emphasis on domestic violence orders of protection within the Eight Northern Pueblos.
 

State Ethics Commission seeks first General Counsel

The newly formed New Mexico State Ethics Commission is recruiting for its first General Counsel. The State Ethics Commission Act creates the General Counsel's position. The Act charges the General Counsel to lead investigations into complaints over which the Commission has jurisdiction and to recommend when the Commission should set public hearings on those complaints. The General Counsel will also represent the Commission in legal proceedings and assist the Commission in all aspects of its work. Preferred applicants will have significant experience in litigation and the supervision of attorneys and a strong commitment to public service. The successful candidate will have a familiarity with or the ability to master the following areas: the laws over which the Commission has jurisdiction; administrative adjudications, appeals, and rulemakings; civil litigation and case management; conduct of meetings subject to the Open Meetings Act; representation of public bodies; negotiation and preparation of contracts; public procurement; and public records inspection and retention. Successful applicants must have excellent analytic, communication, and interpersonal skills. The salary range is from $115,000 to $125,000 per year. Individuals interested in the position may submit applications to Mr. Matthew Baca at Matthew.Baca@state.nm.us. The position will remain open until filled.
 

Assistant County Attorney Position

Sandoval County is seeking applications for an Assistant County Attorney position. Minimum qualifications include two years of experience of legal experience. Municipal/local government experience preferred. This position’s primary responsibility will be reviewing and responding to Inspection of Public Record Act (IPRA) requests. Salary based on qualifications and experience. The position remains open until filled. The first review of applications will be conducted on October 25, 2019. To apply visit http://www.sandovalcountynm.gov/departments/human-resources/employment/
 

Assistant County Attorney

Doña Ana County is seeking an Assistant County Attorney who will perform internal counsel duties such as draft ordinances, review contracts, consult in matters of potential liability, attend public meeting and hearings on behalf of the Board of County Commissioners, County Manager, elected officials, department directors, and other appointed boards and commissions and defends and/or represents the County in limited litigation matters. The full job description and application procedures can be found at https://careers-donaanacounty.icims.com
 

Senior Children’s Court Attorney Positions

The Children, Youth and Families Department is seeking to fill two vacant Children’s Court Attorney positions: one to be housed in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, the other to be housed in offices in Gallup and Grants, New Mexico. Salary range is $58,480 to $93,384 annually, depending on experience and qualifications. The attorney housed in Rio Rancho will represent the Department in abuse/neglect and termination proceedings and related matters in Sandoval and Torrance counties. The attorney housed in Gallup and Grants will represent the Department in abuse/neglect and termination proceedings and related matters in McKinley and Cibola counties. The ideal candidate will have experience in the practice of law totaling at least four years and New Mexico licensure is required. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, and a retirement package. For information, please contact; David Brainerd, Managing Attorney, at (505) 327-5316 ext. 1114. To apply for this position, go to www.state.nm.us/spo/. The State of New Mexico is an EOE. 
 

Part-Time Paralegal

Part-time paralegal 20-25 hours/week. May work from home as needed. Must have extensive litigation experience. Discovery expertise, Medical malpractice experience and Spanish fluency are a plus. Please send resume and salary requirements to kelly@collinsattorneys.com
 

Paralegal

The law firm of Butt Thornton & Baehr PC has an opening for an experienced litigation Paralegal (4+ years). Excellent organization, computer and word processing skills required. Must have the ability to work independently. Generous benefit package. Salary DOE. Please send letter of interest and resume to, Gale Johnson, gejohnson@btblaw.com
 

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