The awards were presented on September 29, 2017 in Old Town Albuquerque at the Hotel Chaco.
Outstanding Civil Defense Lawyer
Young Lawyer of the Year Award
Justin D. Goodman, Esq.
Justin D. Goodman, Esq. is an associate at Stiff, Keith, & Garcia, LLC, where he maintains a diverse practice in civil litigation. He graduated from the University of New Mexico, receiving his Bachelor and Juris Doctor Degrees with honors. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star from 2015 -2017.
Outstanding Lawyer of the Year
Outstanding Lawyer of the Year is awarded to attorneys who have, by their ethical, personal, and professional conduct exemplified for their fellow attorneys the epitome of professionalism and ability.
Young Lawyer of the Year
Young Lawyer of the Year is awarded to attorneys who have not practiced more than five years or are under the age of 36 and have, by their ethical, personal, and professional conduct, shown exemplary achievement in the legal profession and/or who have contributed time and expertise to the NMDLA.