Employment Law.

As lawyers, our calling is to do justice. We give voice to the rights and the perspective of our clients to help the court achieve a just result. This system works well when the people on both sides of the dispute can pay for quality representation. If one multinational corporation steps on the toes of another, both will be well represented and will have ample opportunity to assert their interests.

But justice too often remains elusive for the members of our community who do not have the advantage of privilege or power - those who are invisible, marginalized and dehumanized. The least powerful and most vulnerable among us are the countless whose life outcomes are jeopardized by the effects of persistent, concentrated corporate power. They are doubly jeopardized - confronting the most powerful in society, yet they have the fewest resources. That is where we come in. We have the resources and strength to go toe-to-toe with corporate America. We have done so in the past and repeatedly won. Read More...

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The NMHRA has prohibited discriminatory practices by employers and their agents since 1969.[1] Among other things, the NMHRA makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate in terms of hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment against any person due to their membership in a protected class.[2] The NMHRA has been described by the Supreme Court of New Mexico as a “comprehensive scheme” whose “primary purpose [is] providing administrative and judicial remedies for unlawful discrimination in ... Continue Reading...

New Mexico has a specific statute allowing for liability against parents for the malicious or willful acts of their children. See NMSA § 32A-2-27.

Under NMSA § 32A-2-27(A):

Any person may recover damages not to exceed four thousand dollars ($4,000) in a civil action in a court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction from the parent or guardian having custody and control of a child when the child has maliciously or willfully injured a person or damaged, destroyed or deprived use of ... Continue Reading...

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