Randi McGinn

McGinn, Montoya, Love & Curry, PA.
201 Broadway Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 843-6161

Legal Career
New Mexico trial lawyer since 1980
Ratings by other lawyers:
AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Best Lawyers in America ? Plaintiff's Personal Injury Law and Criminal Law
Southwest Superlawyers Top 25 lawyers in NM
Albuquerque Magazine Rated Top 10 lawyers
Member of Inner Circle ? US 100 Top Trial Lawyers
Lawdragon 500 (500 best lawyers in US)
Has tried over 100 jury trials in both state and federal courts
Author: Changing Laws, Saving Lives: How to Take on Corporate Giants and Win (Trial Guides, 2014) Changing-Laws-Saving-Live
Creating Magic in the Courtroom
Closing Statements that Touch the Heart
Trial Guides Phases of Trial: Direct Examination
Trial Guides Fireside Chats: Secrets of Success in Representing Survivors of Sexual Violence
Great Trials:
Sowards v. Biotronik
Transformative Law
A Narrative for Winning Juries and Cases
Frequent lecturer and teacher of trial skills, use of PowerPoint and other creative demonstrative exhibits around the country for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA), American Association for Justice (AAJ), the National Criminal Defense College (NCDC), and local and state bar associations, and as an adjunct professor at the University of New Mexico Law School:
2005 ? UNM Women's Law Caucus Recipient of the Justice Mary Walters Award
2007 ? UNM Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient
2008 ? NM Status for the Commission on Women Award Recipient
2010 ? Emerge NM Woman of the Year
2011 ? First Woman Admitted to Roehl Circle of Trial Lawyers
2016-2017 ? First woman president of the Inner Circle of Advocates
2017 ? Peter Chase Neumann Lecturer University of Arizona
2017 ? Compassionate Gladiatrix Award
2018 ? Albuquerque Bar Association Lawyer of the Year
Listed in the American Lawyers Magazine, "Women Leaders in the Law"

Practice Areas

Wrongful Death
Workplace Violence
Medical Malpractice
Product Liability
Oil Field or Gas Explosion
Birth Injuries
Catastrophic Injuries
Truck Accidents

Interesting Facts
Gave birth to daughter, Heather, in 1980, the day before a three-day bar examination.
Once cross-examined a lying witness so thoroughly, he threw up on the stand!
Left a defendant's pretentious Beverly Hills doctor/expert standing in front of the jury covered with Post-it notes and clutching a grapefruit to his chest.

Inner Circle: 2005-Present (Best 100 plaintiff's lawyers in the U.S.)
New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association (NMTLA):
Board of Directors: 1986-Present
President: 1994-1995
American Association for Justice (AAJ):
Board of Governors: 2003-Present
International Academy of Trial Lawyers: 2005-Present
Admission by invitation only to 500 lawyers nationwide
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL):
Board of Directors: 1999-2005
American Board of Criminal Lawyers (ABCL): 2004-Present
Admission by invitation only
New Mexico Innocence and Justice Project:
President: 2000-2007
State Bar of New Mexico
U.S. District Court (Federal Court) for New Mexico and Colorado

Current Community Work:
Menaul School Board of Trustees
Emerge NM, Founder, Board of Directors
EDO Community Development Board, President 2011
UNM Law School, Adjunct Faculty Member
Sandia Motorsports Raceway, Shareholder