Nicholas W. Chiado



  • University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., cum laude 2020
  • University of New Mexico, B.A., 2016

Constitutional Frankenstein: The Grand Jury Without Checks, 49 N.M. L. Rev 370 (2019).


  • State Bar of New Mexico



Nicholas is a native New Mexican and attended the University of New Mexico for both undergraduate and law school.  He received a B.A. in History and Political Science.  In law school, he completed an externship with Justice Petra Jimenez Maes of the New Mexico Supreme Court and an externship with the Honorable James O. Browning at the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico.  He served as the Managing Editor of the New Mexico Law Review, received the award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement at the end of his law school term, and was honored with the “Si Se Puede” award by his classmates.

In his free time, he enjoys hiking, running, golfing, and rooting for the Dallas Cowboys.