On June 18, 2016, Butt Thornton and Baehr Office Manager, Gale Johnson, volunteered at the New Mexico Association of Legal Administrators’ Community Connection annual family barbecue for Crossroads for Women. Crossroads for Women is a local non-profit organization that provides comprehensive, integrated services to support women working to break the cycle of homelessness and incarceration.  The organization…

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  Thank you to the 2016 Butt Thornton and Baehr’ law clerks, Felicia Cantwell (2L), Ellie Perkins (1L), and Michelle Timm (2L) for hosting the thirteenth annual BTB Law Clerk Lunch.  This year’s lunch brought Brazil and the spirit of Olympic Games to the plaza.  The lunch included a hand-made Olympic ring sign, waterfall, great food,…

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Butt Thornton and Baehr welcomes new associate Jay J. Athey. Jay Athey was born and raised in northern Virginia.  He graduated from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida with a degree in Communication, in 2007.  In 2011, he graduated cum laude from Florida State University College of Law in 2011. Before joining Butt Thornton and Baehr, Mr. Athey practiced civil…

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On April 23, 2016, Butt Thornton and Baehr, paralegal, Linda Murphy helped serve thirty-five first responders at the Wills for Heroes, hosted by the New Mexico Young Lawyers Division, at the Santa Fe County Station.  The YLD Wills for Heroes Program provides simple wills, powers of attorney, and advanced health care directives for first responders.  Ms.…

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On June 2, 2016, Neysa Lujan tried her seventh Workers’ Compensation case in Dona Ana County testing the definition of a seasonal employee and the correct calculation of the Worker’s average weekly wage and compensation rate. Ms. Lujan specializes in Workers’ Compensation law and assists employers, carriers, and self-insured groups in defending workers’ disability compensation claims.…

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On June 1, 2016, Butt Thornton and Baehr participated in the annual Second Judicial District Pro Bono Legal Clinic. The Clinic, organized by New Mexico Legal Aid, is held on the first Wednesday of every month at the Second Judicial District Courthouse in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Thanks to the assistance of seven attorneys and one paralegal from…

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