Joleen Youngers

Almanzar & Youngers, P.A.
228 Griffin St.
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 820-0108
www.ay-law.com


Areas of Practice

       
  • Personal Injury (for the injured)
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  • Motor Vehicle Accidents (for the injured)
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  • Wrongful Death
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  • Employment Law (for employers and employees)
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  • Civil Rights (for the victim)
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  • Discrimination (for the victim)
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  • Sexual Harassment
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  • Premises Liability (for the injured)
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  • Negligent Security
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  • Professional Malpractice Law
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  • Food Poisoning
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  • Dog Bites
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  • Commercial Litigation
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  • Contracts

Litigation Percentage

       
  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

       
  • New Mexico, 1992
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  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 1992

Education

       
  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
         
    • J.D. - 1992

         
    • Honors: Tort Scholar Award

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  • New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
         
    • M.A. - December, 1988

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  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
         
    • B.A. - December, 1983

         
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
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    • Honors: Graduated with High Distinction

Classes/Seminars

       
  • People's Law School, Dona Ana Branch Community College, 1994 - 1995
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  • Taking and Defending Depositions, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, May 16, 2002 - May 18, 2002
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  • Gender Claims in the Workplace, State Bar Legal Assistants Division, September 19, 2002 - Present
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  • National Trial Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, July 12, 2003 - July 19, 2003
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  • Employment Law in New Mexico, Lorman Educational Services, August 27, 2004
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  • Southwest Regional Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, May 15, 2005 - Present
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  • Pacific Regional Trial Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, October 15, 2005 - October 23, 2005
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  • Pacific Regional Trial Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, January 26, 2006 - January 28, 2006
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  • Southwest Deposition Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, May 4, 2006 - May 6, 2006
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  • National Trial Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, July 16, 2006 - July 22, 2006
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  • Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination: Ethics, Paralegal Division of New Mexico, November 11, 2006 - Present
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  • Every Lawyer’s Professionalism and Ethics, New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, November 17, 2006 - Present
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  • Pacific Regional Trial Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, January 18, 2007 - January 20, 2007
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  • Southwest Deposition Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, May 17, 2007 - May 19, 2007
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  • Pacific Regional Trial Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, October 31, 2008 - November 3, 2008
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  • Professionalism and Ethics for Every Lawyer, New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, November 21, 2008 - Present
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  • Annual Update on New Mexico Tort Law (Presentation on Tort Claims vs. Government), New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, April 24, 2009 - Present
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  • Section 1983 Litigation in the 21st Century , American Civil Liberties Union , September 25, 2009 - Present
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  • Pacific Regional Trial Skills, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, October 31, 2009 - November 4, 2009
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  • Taking and Defending Depositions, University of New Mexico , March 5, 2010 - March 7, 2010
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  • Northwest Deposition Skills, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, August 10, 2010 - August 12, 2010
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  • Pacific Regional Trial Skills, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, October 22, 2010 - October 28, 2010
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  • 15th Annual Civil Trial Seminar (Employment Law Presentation), El Paso Bar Association, February 18, 2011 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

       
  • American Association for Justice
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  • National Employment Lawyers Association
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  • American Bar Association
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  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
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  • American Civil Liberties Union
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  • New Mexico State Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Fraternities/Sororities

       
  • Phi Beta Kappa