Individual Disputes

- Consumer advocates have fought hard for legislation at the state and federal levels to protect individuals from harm due to unscrupulous practices. Lemon laws protect people from deception in purchase of automobiles. Fair debt collection laws regulate the conduct of collection agencies, and consumer lending acts require complete disclosure of the costs of a loan or the financing of a large purchase before you become obligated to repay it.

- Our firm is involved in the fundamental issues of human rights and freedoms. We represent clients who have been both the victims of and those who have been accused in cases alleging police brutality or misconduct, sexual harassment, and discrimination based on age, disability, illness, national origin, sex, race, or religion in employment, public accommodation, education, and housing under federal or New Mexico law.

- Our lawyers represent students, parents, teachers, administrators, educational institutions, school districts, and governmental entities in Albuquerque and throughout New Mexico. We assist with legal matters relating to special education, discrimination, student rights, and tenure.

- Employment law covers a complex network of laws that controls how employers must treat employees, former employees, and applicants for employment. Our lawyers are experienced in interpreting and construing state and federal statutes and case law in areas such as employment discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, employment contracts, and special laws governing municipal employment.