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O'Brien and Ulibarri, P.C. Law Offices

DANIEL J. O'BREIN

Shareholder
Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV

Daniel J. O'Brien, Shareholder Mr. O'Brien is "AV" rated by his peers. He defends and prosecutes tort, malpractice, employment and bad faith actions and specializes in trial and appellate work and insurance coverage matters. He has practiced law for the last 31 years and has successfully prosecuted more than 90 jury trials. He is one of the first New Mexico lawyers to be recognized as a civil trial specialist. He served as President of the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association in 1999, and is an "Advocate" member of the American Board of Trial Advocates ("ABOTA") and served as President of the New Mexico Chapter of ABOTA in 2014. He was given the "Quality of Life - Legal Employer Award" by the State Bar of New Mexico in June 2001. He served as the President of the State Bar of New Mexico in 2004.

EDUCATION
University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
J.D. Degree, 1983
Honors: Law Review; Honor Roll

Anderson Graduate School of Business, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
M.B.A., August 1980
Honors: Honor Roll; President of the Graduate Association of Business Students; Recipient of Levi Strauss Scholarship (1979/1980); Washington Campus Program Fellowship.

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
B.S., May 1975
Honors: Honor Roll; Scholarship
BAR STATUS
State Bar of New Mexico (Admitted 1983)
State Bar of Texas (Admitted 1994)
United States District Court for the District of New Mexico (Admitted 1984)
United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals (Admitted 1987)
Recognized Civil Trial Specialist by the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization
MEMBERSHIPS
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) — "Advocate" member (90 + jury trials); President of New Mexico Chapter of ABOTA 2014
New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association — President 1999
State Bar of New Mexico — President: 2004
Western States Bar Conference — President: 2009
ABA National Caucus of Bar Associations — President: 2009
American Bar Association — Standing Committee on Bar Activities and Services 2006 to 2009
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
New Mexico State Board of Bar Commissioners: Commissioner — 1994 to 2005
Founding Commissioner — New Mexico State Bar Client Protection Fund Commission, Chair 2008, 2011
Albuquerque Bar Association
E-Mail Daniel J. O'Brien at: dobrien@obrienlawoffice.com

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O'BRIEN & PADILLA, P.C.
6000 Indian School Road NE
Suite 200
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: (505) 883-8181
Facsimile: (505) 883-3232

Shareholders
Daniel J. O'Brien *
Richard M. Padilla
Alicia M. Santos
Erica R. Neff *

Associates
Nicholas J. Trost
Devon P. Moody
Kerri L. Allensworth

* Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV