Attorneys of The Keleher & McLeod Law Firm

Jeffrey A. Dahl

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Jeffrey A. Dahl

Shareholder and Director

Mr. Dahl has been employed as an attorney since 1979. Prior to joining the Keleher firm, he was employed for 27 years at the firm of Lamb, Metzgar, Lines & Dahl P.A. where he served as President for 15 years. He also worked as a solo practitioner for a short period of time. He has significant experience in civil litigation, arbitration, regulatory and mediation proceedings. Mr. Dahl represents clients at all judicial levels as well as in administrative and arbitration proceedings. His experience includes employment law matters, including federal and state employment matters, civil rights prosecution and defense, Federal Fair Housing litigation, commercial litigation, insurance defense and class action matters. Representative of the clients he has represented are State Farm Insurance, the Marriott Corporation, Cigna Insurance, Horizon Pharmacies, James Hamilton Construction Company and Kiewit Corporation (heavy construction).

Mr. Dahl has also been involved in personal injury litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants, including wrongful death suits arising out of construction accidents, motor vehicle accidents and professional negligence. He has tried over 75 jury trials to completion in his career. Additionally, Mr. Dahl has lectured for the New Mexico State Bar, National Business Institutes, Sterling Education Services, the Council on Education, the Institute for Paralegal Education, and the New Mexico Legal Assistants Association on such diverse areas as Trial Practice, Evidence, Arbitration, Personal Injury and Employment law. Mr. Dahl served as the Chair of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the N.M. State Bar in 2000-2001. He also taught business law at the University of Phoenix (Albuquerque) for ten years where he was twice named Outstanding Faculty Member.

Primary Areas of Practice

Education and Bar Admissions

University of Utah, B.S. Political Science magna cum laude, 1976 ; Brigham Young University J.D. cum laude, 1979.

Professional Affiliations and Honors

New Mexico and Federal Bar Associations, American Bar Association.

Community Associations

Past Boy Scout Advisor, Assistant Scoutmaster, Advisory Member of the Great Southwest Council, Boy Scouts of America, BYU Regional Alumni Council, Fellow – New Mexico State Bar, Foundation Member - J. Reuben Clark Law Society.

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