RICHARD M. PADILLA
ShareholderMr. Padilla graduated from the University of New Mexico Law School in 1992. Upon completion of law school, Mr. Padilla clerked at the New Mexico Court of Appeals for the Honorable Benjamin Chavez and the Honorable Richard Bosson. In 1995 Mr. Padilla began work with the insurance defense law firm of Hatch, Allen and Shepherd P.A. becoming a shareholder in 2001. Mr. Padilla separated from Hatch, Allen & Shepherd P.A. in 2006. While at Hatch, Allen & Shepherd P.A., Mr. Padilla worked primarily in the defense of personal injury and workers' compensation matters. Mr. Padilla joined the firm in 2006 and has continued to focus his work in personal injury and workers' compensation matters. Mr. Padilla became a shareholder in September of 2010.
University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, NMBAR STATUS
J.D. Degree, 1992
New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM
B.A. Political Science 1989
Graduated Cum Laude
State Bar of New Mexico (Admitted 1992)MEMBERSHIPS
United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
Defense Lawyers Association — President (as of January 1, 2014)COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Hispanic Bar Association
Volunteer Coach for youth soccer, basketball and baseballE-Mail Richard M. Padilla at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer Baptismal Team Leader at Church Parish Volunteer Board Member — Albuquerque Healthcare for the Homeless: Past President
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