Jeff Romero, Attorney at Law
Albuquerque, NM

505-244-0274

http://www.JeffRomeroLaw.com

 

LEGAL BACKGROUND OF JEFF ROMERO

 

EDUCATION

  • University of New Mexico 1963-1965
  • Michigan State University 1965-1967 Bachelor of Arts
  • University of New Mexico School of Law 1968-1971 Juris Doctor

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Private practice–over 23 years total
  • Public Service–over 13 years total
    • Lecturer in Law, University of New Mexico School of Law 1975-1977
    • Assistant District Attorney, Second Judicial District of New Mexico (Bernalillo County) 1975-1981
    • Assistant Attorney General, 1981-1983
    • District Attorney, Second Judicial District of New Mexico 1997-2000
  • Total years of experience: 36+ years

 

HONORS, PRIZES, AND AWARDS

  • Outstanding Public Administrator for 1999--award given by the American Society for Public Administration, New Mexico Chapter.
  • South Broadway Action Team Plaque of Honor for Integrity and Courage to Confront Injustice, 11/20/2000
  • Certificate of Honor, Turn Around Albuquerque, May, 2000.
  • Who’s Who in American Law, 1994-1995.
  • Who’s Who in the World, 1995.
  • Quien es Quien, 1993-1994.
  • Certificates of Appreciation:
    • DWI Planning Council, 3/9/2000;
    • Resources, Inc., May, 2000;
    • Albuquerque TVI Community College, 3/2/2000;
    • Mothers Against Drunk Driving;
    • Hispanic Round Table;
    • Shrine Caravan Club.
    • Second Judicial District Attorney Office.

 

PROFESSIONAL ADMISSIONS

  • Licensed to practice law in all courts of the State of New Mexico, including the New Mexico Supreme Court and New Mexico Court of Appeals.
  • State Bar of New Mexico, licensed March 31, 1972
  • United States District Court for District of New Mexico, licensed March 31, 1972
  • United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, licensed January 28, 1975
  • United States Supreme Court, licensed June 21, 1993

 

APPELLATE REPORTED CASES

  • State v. Montoya, 94 N.M. 704, 616 P.2d 417 (1980);
  • Lovato v. City of Albuquerque, 106 N.M. 287, 742 P.2d 499 (1987);
  • Medina v. Graham’s Cowboys, Inc., 113 N.M. 471, 827 P.2d 859 (Ct.App. 1992);
  • Green v. Kase, 113 N.M. 76, 823 P.2d 318 (1992).
  • Romero v. Sandia Casino and Pueblo of Sandia, 2003 -NMCA- 137, 134 N.M. 553, 80 P.3d 490, (Ct.App., 2003)
  • Jacobo v. City of Albuquerque & PNM, 2005 -NMCA- 105, 138 N.M. 184, 118 P.3d 189, (Ct.App., 2005)

 

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