S. Carolyn Ramos, a shareholder at Butt Thornton & Baehr PC, was named the 2018 Outstanding Civil Defense Lawyer of the Year by the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association. Carolyn’s litigation and trial practice focuses on the defense of transportation, product liability, sports venue and other catastrophic personal injury cases. She was born and raised in New York…

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Butt Thornton & Baehr is proud to announce that Catherine Gonzalez (2L), Stephanie Schneider (2L), and Joel Lobo (1L), all three being students at the University of New Mexico School of Law, have joined the firm for the summer as Law Clerks.

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On June 6, 2018, 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 eight attorneys, one paralegal, and three law…

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Each year Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. The selection includes third-party validation of the lawyers’ professional accomplishments. Butt Thornton & Baehr 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers include: Agnes Fuentevilla Padilla: Employment & Labor James H. Johansen: Insurance Coverage W. Ann Maggiore: Medical Malpractice Defense S. Carolyn Ramos: Transportation Raul P. Sedillo:…

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Mr. Eaton is an alumnus of the University of New Mexico and graduated from University of New Mexico School of Law in 2012. Mr. Eaton represents clients in the areas of trucking and transportation, civil rights, retail litigation, and complex civil litigation.

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Butt Thornton & Baehr PC is proud to announce its election of new directors: Agnes Fuentevilla Padilla has been elected President, Monica R. Garcia has been elected Vice President, M. Scott Owen has been elected Treasurer, and Paul R. Bishop has been elected Secretary. We also wish to thank Neil R. Blake for his exceptional service as President of our firm for the…

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Not the least of his accomplishments, Norm Gagne has competed in the La Luz Trail Run for twenty-one straight years. The La Luz Trail Run, deemed one of the “12 Most Grueling Races in North America” in 2001, features a 9-mile course with over 4,000 vertical feet of climb, finishing at an altitude of 10,678 feet. Most…

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On October 28, 2017, Butt Thornton & Baehr attorneys, staff, friends, and family participated in Making Strides of Albuquerque, an annual five mile fundraising walk and celebration which supports Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, a division of the American Cancer Society. Participants celebrated the strides made in the fight against breast cancer, expressed a shared determination to continue that fight,…

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Felecia Cantwell attended the University of New Mexico School of Law where she obtained her juris doctorate in 2017. Prior to joining Butt Thornton & Baehr, Felecia was a college professor and served as a department chair at the New Mexico State University, Carlsbad campus. While attending law school, Michelle worked for Butt Thornton & Baehr PC as a…

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W. Ann Maggiore’s article, “Use of Force on Persons in Medical Emergencies,” examines the growing issue concerning the legal bounds of subduing a violent person by the use of force when that violent person may be mentally ill or cognitively impaired. In her article, Ms. Maggiore discusses the recent case of Estate of Corey Hill v.…

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