NM Court of Appeals Schedules August 17 Hearings

NM Court of AppealsThe New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled a hearing for 10 a.m. August 17 at the Pamela B. Minzner Law. The oral argument is open to the public.

A three-judge panel will preside: Judge Michael E. Vigil, Judge Linda M. Vanzi (’95) and Judge Timothy L. Garcia (’84).

Following are the details of the case:

O’Brien and Associates, Inc, Petitioner-Appellee,

vs.

Carl Kelley Construction Ltd. Co., a New Mexico Limited Liability Company, Behles Law Firm, P.C., a New Mexico Professional Corporation, Ron Miller, CPA, a New Mexico Professional Corporation and Stephanie O’Brien and Del Rio Corporation,  Respondents-Defendants-Appellees, represented by Jennie D. Behles (`70).

and

Lubbock National Bank, a Texas Banking Corporation, Respondent-Defendant-Appellant, represented by Emily Frank (`85), Alan P. Morel, Lee Griffin.

Respondent-defendant-appellant seeks a reversal of the trial court’s finding that their mortgage to the petitioner-appellee was void because it lacked consideration. Respondents-defendants-appellees counter that they are the only defendants with a legitimate interest in the parcel of the land at the center of the case.

Appellant’s Brief in Chief
Appellee's Answer Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief
Appellee’s Response to Reply Brief

For more information, contact Nora Gonzales at 505-841-4618.