Young-Jun (Jun) Roh

Albuquerque - Partner

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Mr. Roh joined Cuddy & McCarthy in August 2007.  His practice concentrates in the areas of government (municipality and village), public sector representations, civil/commercial/employment litigation, real estate law and transactions, elder law and probate and estate planning.

Mr. Roh has represented clients including government entities related to various litigation as well as transactional issues, participated in complex civil, commercial and employment cases for trial, written briefs and argued motions at state and federal district courts and has also been involved in cases involving school law, real estate and estate/probate litigation issues.  Mr. Roh also successfully represented clients in the New Mexico Court of Appeals and Supreme Court as an appellate attorney.  He also advises public employers on various areas of laws including but not limited to personnel, grievance, grant, real estate, anti-donation, Open Meetings Act, the Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA) issues.  Mr. Roh also acquired his extensive experiences related to probate litigation, estate planning, and elder law issues including guardianship and conservatorship process in various courts in New Mexico.

Mr. Roh is admitted to practice before the state courts of New Mexico and Wyoming, the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.  Mr. Roh served as a law clerk for the Honorable David B. Park in the Seventh Judicial District Court in Wyoming from 2005 to 2007.

Mr. Roh’s professional associations include the State Bar of New Mexico and Wyoming State Bar.  He is also a member of the Oliver Seth American Inn of Court in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Mr. Roh served as a member of the American Inns of Court Board of Trustees for its members throughout the country and visited as a delegate member of the American Inns of Court to the Honorable Society of the Middle Temple Inn in the United Kingdom in Fall 2011.   In 2015, he received the prestigious Sandra Day O’Connor Award for Professional Service by the American Inns of Court at the Supreme Court of the United States; the event was hosted by Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  He also authored articles that were published in The Bencher (March/April 2012, January/February 2014, November/December 2016 and November/December 2017), the flagship publication of the American Inns of Court.

Mr. Roh obtained his M.B.A. from the University of Korea in 2000 and in 2005 received his J.D. from the University of Wyoming, as a Peter C. Maxfield Outstanding Graduate. He was a senior staff member of the Wyoming Law Review and published a comment in The Aftermath of September Eleventh: Increased Exploitation of Undocumented Workers in the Workplace. 5 Wyo. L. Rev. 237 (2005). Mr. Roh is fluent in Korean, Mandarin Chinese, moderate in Spanish and commanding basic Japanese.

Mr. Roh was selected as a Super Lawyer Rising Star® for 2015-2016 and the 2017-2020 America’s Most Honored Professionals/Lawyers by the American Registry.

Reported Cases:

Rio Grande Sun v. Jemez Mountains Pub. Sch. Dist., 2012-NMCA-091, 287 P.3d 318

Bernier v. Bernier ex rel. Bernier, 2013-NMCA-074, 305 P.3d 978

City of Las Cruces v. New Mexico Pub. Regulation Comm’n, No. 34,339, 2014 WL 4494432 (N.M. Sept. 11, 2014)

T.H. McElvain Oil & Gas Ltd. P’ship v. Group I: Benson-Montin-Greer Drilling Corp., Inc., 2017-NMSC-004, 388 P.3d 240

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