The Law Offices of Amalia S. Lucero, LLC
26 Camino Don Juan
Placitas, NM 87043
Mrs. Lucero has been practicing Plaintiff's personal injury law for twenty-one years.
Amalia graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 1999, where she was a member of the National UNM Moot Court Team, and UNM National Criminal Mock Trial Team. During her training she also worked as a clerk for the United States Attorney, United States Federal District Judge LeRoy Hansen, and was an observer at the Truth and Reconciliation Hearings in South Africa. In 1999, following graduation from law school, Mrs. Lucero went to work as a law clerk for the Chief Justice Pamela B. Minizer of the New Mexico Supreme Court, the first female Chief Justice for the Court. Upon completion of her clerkship, she went to work for the firm known as Vigil & Vigil. In 2005, she left to work for the Vigil Law Firm, and then in 2009, she became partner at Vigil & Lucero. The firm changed to Curtis & Lucero and she remained a partner until May of 2019. She has done extensive work in pre-suit, litigation, trial and appellate practice in most of the Courts in New Mexico and the Federal Court system. She has been elected to the Board of Directors for the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and was copy editor for the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Journal for several years.
In May of 2019, Amalia left to form her own firm, the Law Offices of Amalia S. Lucero, LLC.
Amalia lives with her husband Michael and three children, Bella, Dante, and Michael in Placitas, New Mexico.
Areas of Practice Personal Injury Sexual Abuse Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death Premise Liability
Litigation Percentage 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions New Mexico, 1999 U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 2000 U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2002 Supreme Court of the United States of America
Education University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico J.D. - 1999 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico B.A. magna cum laude - 1995 Honors: Magna Cum Laude in General Honors Major: Political Science
Published Works Copy Editor for the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Journal 2009-present NMTLA Litigation Series- Editor & Author
Representative Cases Spencer v. Health Force, 137 N.M. 64, 107 P.3d 504 (NMSC 2 2005)
Classes/Seminars NMTLA Tort Update, April 2010-Statute of Limitations-Update NMTLA Subrogation Law Update NMTLA Evidence Handbook- assisted in the revisions made in 2004-2005
Professional Associations and Memberships Board of Directors of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers, Member American Association for Justice, 2000 - Present Inn of Courts, Member, 1999 - 2003 The National Trial Layers-Top 40 under 40 The National Trial Lawyers- Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2016 Client Satisfaction Award
Past Employment Positions Chief Justice Pamela Minzner, Supreme Court of New Mexico, Clerk, 1999 - 2000 Vigil & Vigil Law Firm, Associate Attorney, 2000 - 2005