Taylor S. Rahn

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Law School

University of New Mexico
(Juris Doctor 2013)

College

Eastern New Mexico University
(B.S. in Criminal Justice 2010)

Taylor S. Rahn graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law (Cum Laude) in May 2013. Ms. Rahn began her post J.D. work as a term clerk for the Honorable William P. Johnson of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico from August 2013-August 2014.  Prior to her federal clerkship, Ms. Rahn clerked for RRA throughout law school and rejoined the firm in September 2014. Her work in federal court has equipped her with the writing expertise necessary to successfully represent clients through motions practice.  Ms. Rahn has significant trial experience in municipal, state and federal courts, representing government and private clients in both criminal and complex civil rights and tort cases.  She has also successfully represented government clients before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Of particular note, Ms. Rahn currently represents Bernalillo County in a class action suit pending in federal court regarding the conditions of confinement at the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center.

Ms. Rahn was admitted to the State Bar of New Mexico in September 2013.  Ms. Rahn’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Eastern New Mexico University (summa cum laude) and a Juris Doctor from the University of New Mexico School of Law.  Certifications include the State Bar of New Mexico, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico.   Ms. Rahn is  a New Mexico Department of Public Safety certified as a “Professional Lecturer” in the law of warrantless arrests, less-lethal force, deadly force, and civil liability under both Section 1983 and the New Mexico Tort Claims Act.  Ms. Rahn frequently provides basic and advanced law enforcement training throughout New Mexico and has also taught at several national conferences, including the National Police Canine Association Conference.

Practice Areas
Bar Admissions & Certifications
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • National Police Canine Association
  • Certified Professional Lecturer by New Mexico Department of Public Safety