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For more than sixty years, Butt Thornton & Baehr PC has been known as a law firm of quality and integrity. We are proud of the position of trust and respect the firm has earned in New Mexico’s business, legal and governmental communities. Our commitment is to continue to meet the high standards that have earned us that reputation into the twenty-first century.

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Trucking and Transportation

The firm’s trucking and transportation attorneys specialize in all aspects of litigation affecting this highly regulated industry. Our practice is statewide. We understand the significant…

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James H. Johansen

James H. Johansen

I am a former New Mexico State Representative to the Defense Research Institute and a past President of the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association. I was a member of the Board of Directors of the NMDLA from 1994 to 2010. I also served as President of the firm from 2002 through 2006. I was selected as a Southwest Super Lawyer in 2015, 2016 and 2021.  am rated AV®Preeminent™, the highest possible rating, by Martindale-Hubbell® and frequently lecture on insurance coverage issues.  I  was recently included in the 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for Insurance Law; Professional Malpractice Law- Defendants . Publications Misrepresentation in the Life, Health, and Disability Insurance Application Process: A National Survey, Second Edition