Professor of Law
Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Sc.B. 1996, Brown University
J.D. 1999, Yale Law School
Member, New Mexico Bar
Professor Max Minzner teaches and writes in the areas of criminal law, criminal procedure and civil procedure.
After graduating from Yale Law School, Minzner clerked for Judge Pamela Ann Rymer of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Pasadena, Calif. From 2002 until 2006, Minzner was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York with assignments in the General Crimes, Narcotics and Public Integrity Sections.
Before joining the UNM School of Law faculty in 2011, he was a member of the faculty at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York. During the 2009-10 academic year, Minzner was on leave, serving as Special Counsel to the Director of the Office of Enforcement at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Washington, D.C.
Minzner was born and raised in Albuquerque and is a member of the New Mexico Bar.