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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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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Mediation – Arbitration – Conflict Management – Group Facilitation Most lawsuits are settled before trial. As the costs of litigation continue to increase, disputing parties…

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Neil Blake

Neil R. Blake

For more than 30 years, I have represented clients in three primary areas of law: catastrophic injury, professional negligence, and sexual abuse. Past and current clients include highly respected national and local institutions, including hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, health clinics, university housing facilities, churches, daycare centers, mental health facilities, youth shelters, and many other private business and non-profit organizations. My practice also involves the representation of professionals of all types, including physicians, attorneys, nurses, teachers, psychologists, priests, pastors, physical and occupational therapists, counselors, and many others. I have experience in multi-party and class action litigation.  I litigate and try cases throughout New Mexico. I am rated AV®Preeminent™, the highest possible rating, by Martindale-Hubbell®. When not practicing law, there is a good chance you will find me running somewhere in the Rocky Mountains. At last count, I have finished 57 marathons and 13 one-hundred-mile foot races, including Leadville, Hardrock, and Western States.