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.

Subject AreaFaculty

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Administrative LawReed BensonMichael BrowdeJohn LaVelle 
Alternative Dispute ResolutionScott Hughes   
Animal LawPatrick Parenteau   
Appellate Advocacy & PracticeKip BobroffMichael BrowdeVeronica Gonzales-ZamoraLysette Romero Cordova
ArbitrationScott HughesTed OcchialinoLaura Spitz 
Art LawSherri Burr   

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Bankruptcy LawNathalie MartinScott Hughes  
BioethicsRob SchwartzCarol M. Suzuki  
Business EthicsLaura Spitz   
Business LawPaul FigueroaJustin GoodmanNathalie MartinSerge Martinez
 Theodore ParnallSergio ParejaLaura SpitzSarah Steadman

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Capital PunishmentJim Ellis   
Child AdvocacyApril LandMike NorwoodSarah SteadmanCarol M. Suzuki
Children's Health Law and PolicyMike NorwoodRob Schwartz  
Civil ProcedureGeorge BachMichael BrowdeCamille CareyTed Occhialino
Veronica Gonzales-Zamora
Civil RightsCynthia ArmijoGeorge BachBarbara Creel  
Clinical Legal EducationBarbara CreelApril LandMike NorwoodCarol M. Suzuki
 Christine Zuni CruzGeorge BachCamille CareyJustin Goodman
 Steven HomerSerge MartinezAliza OrganickGabe Pacyniak
 Sarah Steadman   
Comparative LawLaura Spitz   
Computer Applications and Internet LawMike Norwood   
Consumer and Commercial LawNathalie MartinLaura SpitzRobert DesiderioFred Hart
Constitutional LawJim EllisMaryam AhranjaniGeorge BachMichael Browde
 Barbara CreelMaryam AhranjaniSonia Gipson RankinClifford Villa
 Vinay Harpalani   
ContractsNathalie MartinJennifer MooreSergio ParejaLaura Spitz
 Robert DesiderioFred Hart  
CopyrightSherri Burr  
Criminal LawMaryam AhranjaniBarbara CreelJoshua KastenbergLeo Romero
 Jim EllisLysette Romero Cordova  
Criminal Law in Indian CountryBarbara CreelAliza Organick  
Cultural PropertySherri BurrJeanette Wolfley  

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Disability LawJim Ellis   
Disaster LawClifford Villa   
Domestic ViolenceCynthia ArmijoCamille Carey  

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Economic DevelopmentNathalie MartinKip BobroffLaura SpitzSerge Martinez
Education LawMaryam AhranjaniVinay Harpalani  
Elder LawNathalie MartinCarol M. SuzukiSarah Steadman 
Employment & Labor LawGeorge BachMary Pareja  
Energy Law & ClimateGabe Pacyniak   
Entertainment LawSherri Burr   
Environmental LawReed BensonGabe PacyniakClifford VillaPatrick Parenteau
 Jeanette Wolfley   
Evidence & ProcedureBarbara CreelJoshua KastenbergLeo RomeroDavid Stout

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Family LawApril LandCarol M. SuzukiSonia Gipson RankinSarah Steadman
 Camille CareyVeronica Gonzales-Zamora  
Federal Habeas CorpusBarbara Creel   
Federal JurisdictionApril LandGeorge BachMichael BrowdeJeanette Wolfley
Financial LiteracyNathalie Martin   

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Gaming   Gambling LawJeanette WolfleyJohn LaVelle  

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Health LawNathalie MartinRob Schwartz  
Health Law Ethics and PolicyRob SchwartzMary ParejaCarol M. Suzuki 
Health Law Ethics and PolicyRob SchwartzMary ParejaCarol M. Suzuki 
Housing LawSerge Martinez   
Human RightsJennifer Moore   

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Immigration LawJennifer MooreGloria Valencia-WeberCamille CareyCarol M. Suzuki
Indian Civil RightsBarbara Creel   
Indian GamingJohn LaVelleJeanette Wolfley  
Indian Habeas CorpusBarbara Creel   
Indian LawBarbara CreelJohn LaVelleGloria Valencia-WeberChristine Zuni Cruz
 Kip BobroffJeanette WolfleyAliza Organick 
Insurance LawJustin GoodmanDavid Stout  
Intellectual PropertySherri BurrPaul Figueroa   
International Business TransactionsTheodore ParnallSergio ParejaLaura SpitzNathalie Martin
International LawSherri BurrJennifer MoorePaul Figueroa 
International Law and Indigenous PeopleGloria Valencia-WeberChristine Zuni Cruz  

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Judicial SelectionLeo RomeroSergio Pareja  

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Law and MedicineRob SchwartzCarol M. Suzuki  
Law and SocietyNathalie MartinLaura Spitz  
Law Libraries and ArchivesMichelle RigualErnesto LongaJennifer LawsMarquita Harnett
 Alexandra SiekSherri Thomas  
Legal EducationLeo RomeroPeter Winograd  
Legal EthicsDavid StoutJoshua KastenbergVeronica Gonzales-Zamora 
Legal HistoryJoshua Kastenberg   
Legal Analysis &
Communication (Writing)
Steven HomerDavid StoutScott EnglandLysette Romero Cordova

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Mental Disabilities, Mental Health and the LawJim Ellis   

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NAFTALaura Spitz   
National Security LawJoshua Kastenberg   
Natural Resources LawReed BensonPatrick ParenteauJeanette WolfleyClifford Villa
 Gabe Pacyniak   

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Popular Culture and the LawSherri Burr   
Property LawKip BobroffSherri BurrJustin GoodmanSerge Martinez

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Race and the LawVinay HarpalaniSonia Gipson Rankin  
Real Estate LawNathalie Martin   
Refugee and Asylum LawJennifer MooreCarol M. Suzuki  

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Sales & SecuritiesFred HartLaura Spitz  

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Tax LawRobert DesiderioSergio ParejaMary Pareja 
Tort LawCamille CareyTed OcchialinoRob SchwartzSonia Gipson Rankin
 Mary ParejaCarol M. Suzuki  
Trade LawPaul Figueroa   
Tribal CourtsChristine Zuni CruzAliza OrganickJeanette WolfleyBarbara Creel
 John LaVelle   

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Urban Poverty    

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Water LawReed BensonJeanette Wolfley  
Wills and TrustsSherri BurrSergio ParejaMary Pareja 
Women's RightsCarol M. SuzukiCamille CareyJennifer Moore 

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