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Nicholas J. Trost Mr. Trost joined the law firm of O'Brien & Padilla, P.C. in January of 2015. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Trost worked at Keleher & McLeod, P.A. as an associate attorney. Mr. Trost graduated cum laude from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2013 and he received the CALI award for legal writing and analysis. Mr. Trost also served as a student articles editor on the New Mexico Law Review. Mr. Trost maintains a diverse civil litigation practice including general insurance defense, insurance bad faith, personal injury, construction defect, and auto liability. Mr. Trost enjoys spending time with his wife, Quiana, and daughter, Adelina.

Practice Areas
Insurance Defense
Personal Injury
Construction Defect
Insurance Bad Faith, Unfair Claims Practices, and Unfair Trade Practices
Auto and Commercial Liability

CALI Award ‐ Legal Research and Writing
Nominated for 2012-13 University of New Mexico Susan Deese Roberts Teaching Assistant of the Year Award (Legal Writing)

Compulsory Pooling Horizontal Well Project Areas: An Analysis of the New OCC Rules and Why the Legislature Needs to Act, VISTA (Natural Res., Energy and Envtl. Law Section of the State Bar of N.M., Albuquerque, N.M.), Summer 2012, at 1-5.

Bar Admissions
State of New Mexico
United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico, J.D., cum laude, Dean's List
Student Articles Editor, New Mexico Law Review, 2012 - 2013.

Professional Associations and Memberships
New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association (Editorial Board Member: 2014 - Present)
State Bar of New Mexico
Albuquerque Bar Association

Email Nicholas J. Trost at: ntrost@obrienlawoffice.com

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6000 Indian School Road NE
Suite 200
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: (505) 883-8181
Facsimile: (505) 883-3232

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

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

* Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV