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Carmody Law Offices is rated "av," the highest rating given to law firms from the national rating services, Martindale-Hubbell, Inc. The objective of the firm is to provide high-quality services, with an emphasis on litigation.
Carmody Law Offices employs law clerks and paralegals in addition to other non-legal office personnel. All work on client matters is done under the direct supervision of a lawyer. Whenever feasible, law clerks and paralegals are used to assist in the handling of a matter in order to assure prompt and economical service. Close contact is always maintained between the lawyer and the client, including periodic progress reports.
John J. Carmody, Jr.
Attorney at Law
Mr. Carmody received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Colgate University in 1970 and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of New Mexico in 1973. He was an editor of the New Mexico Law Review.
Mr. Carmody has practiced law in Albuquerque since 1973 and has an "av" rating from Martindale-Hubbell, Inc. Most of that time has been devoted to litigation.
He has represented parties in complex trials and arbitration proceedings, including commercial litigation involving sums well in excess of $1,000,000 and serious personal injury and wrongful death claims. The types of clients he typically represents have been New Mexico-based businesses and banks, insurance companies, the State of New Mexico Risk Management Division and individuals with significant litigation needs.
An active member of the State Bar Association, Mr. Carmody has been a member of the Insurance Committee, the Advisory Opinions Committee and is an assistant Bar counsel. He has served as a director of the New Mexico Bar Foundation and the Albuquerque Bar Association.
He was a member of the New Mexico Supreme Court Standing Committee on Code of Professional Conduct.
Additionally, he was a member of the Albuquerque City Charter Review Task Force and served as a Probate Judge for Bernalillo County in 1979-1980.