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Salim Khayoumi, Esq.

Khayoumi Law Firm
821 Silver Ave. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-333-8613
www.khayoumilawfirm.com


Salim Khayoumi is a practicing attorney in the State of New Mexico. Khayoumi is an active member of the New Mexico Bar and licensed to practice in all courts of the State of New Mexico. Before commencing his legal education, Khayoumi graduated with honors from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology along with dual minors in Pre-Medicine and Political Science. Thereafter, Khayoumi attended Kansas's, Washburn University School of Law where he was awarded the Washburn University Alumni Honors Scholarship.

During law school Khayoumi was active in the Washburn Law Student Bar Association, serving two, two year long terms as both “Curriculum Committee Chairman” and “Commencement Committee Chairman”. While at Washburn University School of Law, Mr. Khayoumi received extensive trial advocacy training at Washburn's Center for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, one the nation's top trial advocacy training centers.

Khayoumi began his legal career with the public interest in mind. After obtaining his license to practice law in the State of New Mexico, Khayoumi served as a prosecutor for the 5th Judicial District Attorney's Office, where he prosecuted serious felony crimes as well as misdemeanor state crimes. After serving as an Assistant District Attorney for the 5th Judicial District Attorney's Office, Khayoumi moved back to central New Mexico, where he continued service as an Assistant District Attorney for the 2nd Judicial District Attorney's Office in Albuquerque. Thereafter, Khayoumi left his position as a state prosecutor to provide legal services as a private practitioner at the Khayoumi Law Firm.
Washburn University School of Law

J.D., Juris Doctor

Education

Washburn University School of Law

Center for Excellence in Trial Advocacy

University of New Mexico

B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Bar Admissions

State Bar of New Mexico

United States District Court for the District of New Mexico

Professional Associations

State Bar of New Mexico

National College for DUI Defense

The Bar Association of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico

New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (NMCDLA)

New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association (NMTLA)

American Bar Association (ABA)

Minority Corporate Counsel Association

Association of Trial Lawyers of America (AAJ)

Ronald E. McNair National Scholar

District of Colombia Bar Association

Attorney (Pro Bono): U.S. Central Authority for the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction