McGinn, Montoya, Love & Curry, PA.
201 Broadway Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 843-6161 www.mcginnlaw.com
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 Videos: Creating Magic in the Courtroom Closing Statements that Touch the Heart Podcasts: 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"
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.
Member 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