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Lance D. Richards

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Educational and Professional Background
University of New Mexico (1992)
University of Tulsa College of Law (1995)

Admitted to Practice
Oklahoma Supreme Court (1996); New Mexico Supreme Court (1997); United States District Court, District of New Mexico (1999); Acoma Pueblo Tribal Court (2003); United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit (2010)

Professional Activities and Honors
American Board of Trial Advocates (President, New Mexico Chapter 2007-2008, Vice-President, New Mexico Chapter 2006, Treasurer, New Mexico Chapter 2011 – present); Board of Directors for the New Mexico State Bar Trial Practice Section 2008-2010 (Chairman, 2009); Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA); Best Lawyers in America 2013, 2014; Super Lawyers 2014; New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association; Litigation Counsel of America; New Mexico Medical Review Commission; Federal Bar Association

Mr. Richards’ current practice includes the defense of construction companies and oil and gas companies but focuses primarily on the defense of trucking companies and their insurance carriers. He is actively involved in handling first response investigations (i.e., “legal triage”) for the numerous motor carriers he represents. He is one of the youngest members of the New Mexico Chapter of the… Read More

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