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Are there any limits on the kinds of cases or projects you can take?

Yes.  The limits on my practice are bounded by two main principles.  First, I can only practice in jurisdictions where I am licensed: New Mexico state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and certain administrative tribunals in New Mexico.  Within these courts and tribunals, I can work on a wide variety of cases, including wrongful death, serious personal injury, medical malpractice, other torts, civil rights, other statutory causes of action, constitutional law, regulatory matters, and criminal defense. 

There are, however, some specialized courts and tribunals in which I do not practice.  These include bankruptcy courts, immigration courts, and tax courts.

A second limitation on my practice is that I cannot take cases in which I would have a non-waivable conflict of interest. That means we need to do a conflict check in order to determine whether I can take your case.  Please request an appointment so we can determine if my services are a good fit for the case or project you have in mind.  Information shared with me during the appointment remains confidential even if I do not take your case or you choose another attorney.

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