Jacquelyn Archuleta-Staehlin

Santa Fe - Partner

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Jacquelyn Archuleta-Staehlin is a Partner in the Santa Fe office of Cuddy & McCarthy. Her practice concentrates primarily in the areas of disability law, including special education, the ADA and §504.  Along with the administrative law aspects of disability law, Ms. Archuleta-Staehlin has extensive experience in federal civil litigation and has done work in employment, construction and educational law.  Ms. Archuleta-Staehlin’s disability law work requires work in dispute resolution and mediation.  She has done presentations in the area of general education and employment law in addition to disability law.

Ms. Archuleta-Staehlin is a native New Mexican and is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Law (J.D.).  She received a B.A. with a major in speech pathology at New Mexico State University. Ms. Archuleta-Staehlin has also been named to the 10th Edition of Who’s Who in American Law. Ms. Archuleta‑Staehlin is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell which is the highest possible rating in “both legal ability and ethical standards.”

In 1991 she joined the law firm of White, Koch, Kelly & McCarthy as an associate, before joining Cuddy & McCarthy.

Ms. Archuleta-Staehlin previously served as a Commissioner for the State Bar of New Mexico and as Past-President for the New Mexico Women’s Bar. Ms. Archuleta-Staehlin is also a member of National School Boards Association Counsel of School Attorneys, Coalition of Administrators in Special Education, Hispanic Bar Association, and Inn’s of Court. She has served as a judge pro tem for the City of Santa Fe.  Ms. Archuleta-Staehlin has served as the managing partner on multiple occasions.

Ms. Archuleta-Staehlin is admitted to practice before all courts of the state of New Mexico, the United States District Court for the district of New Mexico and the United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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