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IS YOUR PRACTICE IN COMPLIANCE
WITH RULE 16-119?

In Business Tips, Business Transactions, Lawyer Succession, Rule 16-119 by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

If you’re a practicing attorney in the State of New Mexico, you must have a NM Lawyer Succession Plan. The compliance deadline is October 1st, 2022. WHAT DOES THE RULE SAY? The New Mexico Supreme Court has mandated that all attorneys practicing law in the State of New Mexico have a written succession plan, either alone or as part of a …

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Business Law Southwest Named One Of New Mexico’s Fastest Growing Companies

In Albuquerque Business First by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

BLSW and L4SB’s Parent Company, Slingshot to be honored at an upcoming event. Accounting firm REDW audited the revenue of companies that were nominated by readers of the Albuquerque Business First to come up with this year’s rankings. Companies nominated for the award needed to demonstrate growth over a three year period to be named a “Fastest Growing Company”. Companies …

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BLSW Tops Expertise.com’s List of Litigators

In Break-ups & Partnership Disputes, Business Transactions, Dispute Resolution, Employment Law, Estate & Probate, Expungement of a Criminal Record, Intellectual Property, Litigation & Lawsuits, Partnerships by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

A Ranking in Professionalism, A+ Ranking in Reputation Once again, Business Law Southwest has been recognized by Expertise.com for their outstanding New Mexico Litigation Team ! Expertise’s Selection Criteria: Availability-Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored. Qualifications-Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards. Reputation-A history of delighted customers and outstanding service. Experience-Masters of their craft, based on …

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Super Lawyers 2022 Announced

In Rising Stars, Super Lawyers by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

Once Again, Business Law Southwest Lawyers Are Honored. Business Law Southwest is excited to announce that 100% of the Partners and half of our Associate Attorneys have been named to the 2022 Super Lawyers List. Super Lawyers: Don Kochersberger and Larry Donahue Rising Stars: Alicia McConnell, Ian Alden and Kameron Kramer “Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers …

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Can I Trademark the Zia?

In Intellectual Property, Trademarks by Kameron KramerLeave a Comment

Us New Mexicans are well aware of the ZIA. It appears on our State flag, in the design of the State capital building in Santa Fe, and is used in numerous other places, by both the government and private entities.  But most importantly, the Zia symbol belongs to the Zia Pueblo, and is a sacred religious symbol, having been used …

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6 Traps to Avoid When Starting a Business

In Business Tips by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

Attorney Ian Alden hosts this informative workshop that anyone starting a business should view. From the pitfalls that come from negotiating bad leases, to forming your company incorrectly, Ian’s advice just might keep your business, in business! Watch the video here. Contact  Business Law Southwest today to discuss all of your business law issues. Business Law Southwest. Business law that makes business sense.

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BLSW Continues to be One of New Mexico’s Fastest Growing Companies

In Albuquerque Business First, Fastest Growing Company by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

For the 5th year in a row, Business Law Southwest has been named one of New Mexico’s Fastest Growing Companies by the Albuquerque Business First. Nominated companies were contacted by accounting firm REDW, to verify each company’s financial information and calculate overall revenue growth. To qualify, applicants must have a large percentage annual revenue growth over the three-year period, 2018-2020. …

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Why DWI Convictions Are Not Eligible For Expungement in New Mexico

In Expungement of a Criminal Record, White Collar Criminal Defense by Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

The intent within the new expungement law in New Mexico is to “serve justice”.  Justice is not served by erasing the criminal record of serious criminals or those who may be likely to re-offend.  Alternatively, it also doesn’t serve justice that those who have made a mistake, taken responsibility for it and have avoided trouble since, continue to suffer a …

SKM Law, Business Litigation Attorneys, Have Changed Their Name to Business Law Southwest

In Business Tips by Don KochersbergerLeave a Comment

Albuquerque, NM – August 13, 2013 – The law firm Streubel, Kochersberger and Mortimer LLC has changed the name of the practice to Business Law Southwest LLC, a name they feel better conveys the firm’s expertise in business litigation and their regional presence in New Mexico, Arizona and Texas. The name change is due to the departure of one of …