Dean's Circle

The School of Law Dean's Circle has had many iterations over the years. Dean's Circle members include alumni and friends who contribute two thousand dollars or more during the calendar year.

This year we recognize you and all who have supported the University of New Mexico School of Law. Your membership in the Dean's Circle exemplifies the value you place on the importance of a LEGAL EDUCATION and our STUDENTS' SUCCESS.

Our law school is proud of its unique history and traditions that foster a community of supportiveness and inclusivity. We look forward to working toward a promising future together. FOR ALL YOU DO, THANK YOU.

2020 Dean’s Circle Members:


  • Mr. Burck Bailey & Ms. Sandra Bailey
  • Mr. Felix Briones, Jr. & Ms. Viola Briones
  • Professor Emeritus Michael Browde & Ms. Ruth Singer
  • Ms. Ann Claassen
  • Mr. Alfred Dale Creecy
  • Mr. Arlyn Crow & Ms. Samantha Adams
  • Mr. Robert Curtis & Ms. Lisa Curtis
  • Mr. Sam Dazzo, Jr. & Ms. Vicki Dazzo
  • Ms. Ella Joan Fenoglio
  • Mr. Patrick John Griebel
  • Mr. Calvin Hyer, Jr. & Ms. Darlene Hyer
  • Mr. T Lance Jackson
  • Mr. Eric Knapp & Ms. Dana Marie Knapp
  • Mr. David Martinez & Ms. Kimberley Martinez
  • Professor Emeritus Alfred Mathewson & Ms. Pamelya Herndon
  • Mr. Ranne Miller & Ms. Margo McCormick
  • Dr. Thomas Niemczyk & The Hon. Cecelia Niemczyk
  • Mr. Christopher Pacheco & Ms. Melissa Barabe Pacheco
  • The Hon. James Parker & Ms. Janice Parker
  • Mr. Edward Ricco & Ms. Mary Ann Sweeney
  • Professor Emeritus Leo Romero & Ms. Robin Romero
  • Mr. John P. Salazar & Ms. Terri Salazar
  • Mr. Rodric Schoen
  • Mr. Steve Scholl & Ms. Christine Scholl
  • Mr. Andrew Schultz & Dr. Deborah Good
  • Regent Robert Schwartz & Ms. Jane Zwisohn
  • Dr. Susan Scott
  • Dr. Albert G. Simms II & Barbara Young Simms (CRUT)
  • Mr. Lynn Slade & Ms. Susan Zimmerman
  • Mr. Adolph Sutton
  • Mr. Reeve Swainston & Ms. Tonya Swainston
  • Professor Emeritus Peter A. Winograd

Firms, Foundations, & Trusts

  • AccessLex Institute
  • Adams+Crow, PC
  • Briones Law Firm, Attorneys at Law
  • Dazzo Family Revocable Trust
  • Frank C. Hibben Charitable Trust
  • Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward
  • Friends of UNM School of Law
  • Jaqueline Marie Leaffer Foundation
  • Keller & Keller, LLC
  • LK Curtis Children's Foundation
  • Marrs Griebel Law Ltc
  • Miller Stratvert Law Firm
  • New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association Foundation
  • Nusenda Credit Union Foundation
  • PNM Resources
  • Robert T. Keeler Foundation
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • Swainston Irrevocable Trust
  • The Fine Law Firm
  • Utton Living Trust
  • XTO Energy, Inc.

For questions please contact Nickie A. Vigil, Director of Development, at