• The 2021 Virtual NMSBA School Law Conference was held on June 3-5. The School Law Attorneys at Cuddy & McCarthy, LLP presented on several School Law topics and the Conference was well attended. The presentations can be found by going to the Resources section of the Firm's website above.

  • What the Heck’s a Fiduciary and Why Should I Care?
    Trusted Advisor Network (TAN) Education Meeting
    May 6, 2021, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 PM
    Julie S. Rivers, Attorney & TAN Member for 7 years,
    will take you through what it means to be fiduciary and
    how best to navigate what can be treacherous waters.
    Register at https://trustedadvisornetwork.net/event-4224345.

  • MaryAnn Roman and Dan Castille will be presenting at the New Mexico School Boards Association (NMSBA) 2021 Virtual Spring Region VII Meeting on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM. The presentation is entitled “School Security and Safety Concerns in the Age COVID-19.


    We are at once happy and sad to announce the retirement of our dear friend and colleague, Charlotte Hetherington. Ms. Hetherington has been a cornerstone of our firm for the past 26 years. Her commitment to excellence and tireless support and mentorship of her partners, associates and staff is irreplaceable. Her legal acumen is unsurpassed and many an opposing counsel has been left defeated in her wake. While her retirement from our firm and legal community is certainly a loss, we want to extend our sincere happiness and support for Ms. Hetherington in her adventures to come. Charlotte, it is with the greatest fondness, appreciation and gratitude of your years of service to our firm,
    that we wish you all the best.

  • Due to the ongoing pandemic, please note both the Albuquerque and Santa Fe offices will have no in-office staff until further notice. All staff is working remotely, and this may cause some delays in our service. Please call or email the attorney or staff member prior to coming to the office to pick up or drop off documents so that we can make arrangements for someone to be available.

  • Cuddy & McCarthy is pleased to announce that Patrick T. Ortiz was appointed to serve on the
    Supreme Court of New Mexico Judicial Compensation Commission.

  • Cuddy & McCarthy, LLP is honored to announce it has been selected by U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers to be included in the 2021 Edition of "Best Law Firms" rankings.
    Metropolitan Tier 1 – Santa Fe in Litigation Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law;
    Metropolitan Tier 2 – Santa Fe in Family Law, Land Use & Zoning Law;
    Metropolitan Tier 3 – Santa Fe in Administrative/Regulatory Law

  • Cuddy & McCarthy, LLP Welcomes New Executive Director

    We are pleased to announce that Amanda Marie García joined Cuddy & McCarthy, LLP as our new Executive Director in October of 2020. Amanda comes to us with nearly 27 years of legal experience, law firm management and community involvement. We are leased to have her as part of our team. Send a warm welcome and congratulations to Amanda at: agarcia@cuddymccarthy.com.

  • The Firm is pleased to announce that The Association of Title IX Administrators
    has awarded Title IX Hearing Officer & Decision-Maker certification to
    Jacquelyn Archuleta-Staehlin and Patricia Salazar Ives.

  • Patricia Salazar Ives has been named Best Lawyers ® 2021 Administrative/Regulatory Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Santa Fe.
    Patricia was also selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America © 2021 in Administrative/Regulatory Law in Santa Fe.

  • James S. Rubin has been named Best Lawyers ® 2021 Litigation – Land Use and Zoning Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Santa Fe. Jim was also selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in Land Use & Zoning Law & Real Estate Law Litigation - Land Use and Zoning Law in Santa Fe.

  • K. Stephen Royce has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America © 2021 Litigation - Insurance in Albuquerque.

  • John F. McCarthy has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 in Real Estate Law in Santa Fe.

  • Julie A. Wittenberger has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 in Family Law in Santa Fe.

  • We are available to assist you during COVID-19 times.

  • Our Firm Attorneys are well versed in presentation of cases using technology for trials, hearings, settlement conferences and arbitrations.

  • We are holding virtual meetings with clients and potential clients via video.

  • Will & Trust executions are proceeding as normal following strict CDC guidelines.

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