Faculty by Expertise

The University of New Mexico School of Law faculty brings to the legal arena a broad range of expertise that it regularly contributes to the larger legal community and the state. Professors are available to share their individual expertise when a news event occurs, either locally or nationally.

Following is a comprehensive listing, including telephone numbers and email addresses, of UNM law professors and their areas of expertise. We recommend you leave both a voice and email message when seeking comment.

For help identifying the best faculty member to provide comment or answer questions, please contact UNM School of Law Communications.

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Subject AreaFaculty

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Administrative LawReed BensonJohn LaVelle 
Animal LawChristy DeSanctisMichelle Rigual  
Appellate Advocacy & PracticeChristy DeSanctisVeronica Gonzales-Zamora  

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Bankruptcy LawNathalie Martin   
BioethicsCarol M. Suzuki   
Business LawPaul FigueroaNathalie MartinSerge MartinezMary Pareja
 Sergio Pareja   

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Child AdvocacyApril LandSarah SteadmanCarol M. Suzuki 
Children's Health Law & PolicySarah Steadman   
Civil ProcedureGeorge BachVeronica Gonzales-Zamora  
Civil RightsMaryam AhranjaniGeorge BachBarbara CreelMarc-Tizoc González
 Vinay Harpalani Allison Freedman  
Clinical Legal EducationSerge MartinezCamille CareyBarbara CreelAllison Freedman
 April LandAliza OrganickGabe PacyniakNadine Padilla
 Sarah SteadmanCarol M. SuzukiSam Winder
Computer Applications & Internet LawSonia Gipson Rankin   
Consumer & Commercial LawNathalie Martin   
Constitutional LawMaryam AhranjaniGeorge BachSonia Gipson RankinVinay Harpalani 
 John KangClifford Villa  
ContractsNathalie MartinJennifer MooreSergio Pareja 
CopyrightSherri Thomas   
Criminal LawMaryam AhranjaniBarbara CreelScott EnglandJoshua Kastenberg
Criminal Law in Indian CountryBarbara CreelAliza OrganickSam Winder 
Critical Race TheoryMarc-Tizoc González   
Cultural Heritage & Property LawMichelle RigualSherri Thomas  

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Disaster LawClifford Villa   
Domestic ViolenceCamille Carey   

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Economic DevelopmentNathalie MartinSerge Martinez  
Education LawMaryam AhranjaniVinay Harpalani  
Elder LawNathalie MartinSarah SteadmanCarol M. Suzuki 
Employment & Labor LawGeorge Bach  
Energy Law & ClimateGabe Pacyniak   
Environmental LawReed BensonGabe PacyniakClifford Villa 
Equal ProtectionMarc-Tizoc González   
Evidence & ProcedureGeorge BachBarbara CreelJoshua KastenbergDavid Stout

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Family LawCamille CareySonia Gipson RankinVeronica Gonzales-ZamoraApril Land
 Sarah SteadmanCarol M. Suzuki  
Federal Habeas CorpusBarbara Creel   
Federal JurisdictionGeorge Bach   
Financial LiteracyNathalie Martin   
First AmendmentAllison FreedmanMarc-Tizoc González  
Food JusticeMarc-Tizoc González   

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Gaming & Gambling LawJohn LaVelle   

- H -

Health LawMary Pareja   
Health Law Ethics & PolicyMary ParejaCarol M. Suzuki  
Housing LawElizabeth Elia Allison FreedmanSerge Martinez 
Human RightsJennifer Moore   

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Immigration LawCamille CareyAllison FreedmanJennifer MooreCarol M. Suzuki
Indian Civil RightsBarbara Creel   
Indian GamingJohn LaVelle   
Indian Habeas CorpusBarbara Creel   
Indian LawBarbara CreelJohn LaVelleAliza OrganickNadine Padilla
 Vanessa RacehorseSherri Thomas Sam Winder  
Insurance LawDavid Stout   
Intellectual PropertyPaul Figueroa Marc-Tizoc GonzálezSherri Thomas 
International Business TransactionsNathalie Martin Sergio Pareja  
International LawPaul FigueroaJennifer MooreVanessa RacehorseSherri Thomas

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Judicial SelectionCamille CareySergio Pareja  

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- L -

Labor LawErnesto Longa   
Latinas, Latinos & the LawMarc-Tizoc González   
Law & MedicineCarol M. Suzuki   
Law & LiteratureChristy DeSanctis   
Law & SocietyNathalie Martin   
Law Libraries & ArchivesJennifer LawsErnesto LongaMichelle RigualAlexandra Siek
 Sherri Thomas  
Legal Analysis &
Communication (Writing)
Steven HomerChristy DeSanctisScott EnglandDavid Stout
Legal EthicsMarc-Tizoc GonzálezVeronica Gonzales-ZamoraJoshua KastenbergDavid Stout
Legal HistoryJoshua Kastenberg   
Legal ResearchJennifer LawsErnesto LongaMichelle RigualAlexandra Siek
 Sherri Thomas  

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Military LawJoshua Kastenberg   

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National Security LawJoshua Kastenberg   
Natural Resources LawReed BensonGabe PacyniakNadine Padilla Clifford Villa

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- P -

Professional Identity FormationBarbara CreelChristy DeSanctisSonia Gipson RankinSteven Homer
 Nathalie MartinSerge MartinezMichelle Rigual 
Property LawElizabeth EliaMarc-Tizoc GonzálezSerge Martinez 
Public BenefitsMarc-Tizoc González   

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- R -

Race & the LawSonia Gipson RankinMarc-Tizoc GonzálezVinay Harpalani 
Real Estate LawElizabeth EliaNathalie Martin  
Refugee & Asylum LawAllison FreedmanJennifer Moore Carol M. Suzuki 

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- T -

Tax LawMary ParejaSergio Pareja  
Tort LawCamille CareySonia Gipson RankinMary ParejaCarol M. Suzuki
Trade LawPaul Figueroa   
Tribal CourtsBarbara CreelJohn LaVelleAliza OrganickNadine Padilla
 Vanessa Racehorse Sherri Thomas  

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Water LawReed Benson   
Wills & TrustsMarc-Tizoc GonzálezMary ParejaSergio Pareja 
Women's RightsCamille CareyJennifer MooreCarol M. Suzuki 

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