Vanessa R. Chavez

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Law School

University of New Mexico School of Law
(Juris Doctor, 2008)


The University of Texas at Austin
(M.S. in Information Studies focusing on Legal Research, 2005)

New Mexico State University
(B.A. in Philosophy, 2003)

A former law librarian, Vanessa R. Chavez brings outstanding research expertise to the firm, assuring our clients are provided with sound and thorough legal advice. In addition, she is experienced in all aspects of contract law, including drafting, reviewing, negotiating various agreements on behalf of clients. Ms. Chavez has also assisted clients in obtaining intellectual property rights, as well as preserving their rights once established. Additionally, she is knowledgeable in corporate matters, including preparing incorporating documents such as bylaws and operating agreements, advising regarding non-competition provisions, and preparing business acquisition and transfer documents. She also represents and advises clients on all aspects of their day-to-day affairs and general operations, as well as drafting policies and procedures, and conducting training sessions.

Practice Areas
Bar Admissions & Certifications
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
  • New Mexico Women’s Bar Association Board of Directors (Vice President, 2012)
  • New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association (Vice President, 2011)
  • 2010 City of Albuquerque Redistricting Committee
  • New Mexico Defense Lawyer's Association
  • Albuquerque Bar Association