Hope Pendleton


hpendleton@btblaw.com |



University of New Mexico School of Law, J. D., 2021

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, B.S., 1997


New Mexico

United States District Court, New Mexico


State Bar of New Mexico

New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association

New Mexico Black Lawyers Association


I was raised in the Midwest and moved to Albuquerque specifically to attend law school and begin a second career as an attorney in New Mexico. I entered the legal field with an extensive background in human resources and training and development in the social services field.

While in law school, I had the privilege of serving both as President of the Black Law Student Association (BLSA) and Vice President of the Association of Public Interest Lawyers (APIL). I received the ALI-CLE Award for scholarship and leadership sponsored by the American Law Institute and the American Bar Association. I was also involved in the Marshall Brennan program providing civic education to high school students and preparing them for moot court competition.

In my free time, I enjoy exploring the beautiful state of New Mexico, hiking, and spending time with my family and friends.