News From The Keleher & McLeod Law Firm

Keleher & McLeod, P.A. Welcomes Michael G. Smith and Brian J. Haverly 0

Keleher & McLeod, P.A., one of the most historic law firms in Albuquerque, recently welcomed two new associate attorneys to the firm.

Michael G. SmithMichael G. Smith, a former Public Defender, has also joined the firm as an Associate. Mr. Smith is a 2006 graduate of the University of New Mexico, graduating magna cum laude with a bachelors in political science. Mr. Smith graduated from UNM Law School in 2009 and became a member of the New Mexico Bar also in 2009. While in law school, Mr. Smith earned Honors in Clinical Law for Outstanding Performance in the Clinical Program, and participated in the Tournament of Champions Mock trial team in November 2008. Mr. Smith specializes in civil and commercial litigation. Mr. Smith and his family reside in Albuquerque.

Brian J. HaverlyBrian J. Haverly has joined the firm as an Associate. Mr. Haverly attended Tulane University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2003. He received his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2007. Mr. Haverly is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in New Mexico, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Mr. Haverly primarily represents public utilities and other businesses in administrative proceedings, commercial transactions and litigation. He also has experience in representing financial institutions as creditors in bankruptcy proceedings. He has successfully argued before the United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Tenth Circuit, and has assisted in briefing multiple matters before the New Mexico Supreme Court. A native of Albuquerque, Mr. Haverly is a graduate of the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Albuquerque program, and is an active member of the Active 20/30 Club of Albuquerque, and the H. Vearle Payne chapter of the Inns of Court. He and his wife, Marguerite, live in Albuquerque.

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