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David C. Serna, Principal Attorney
Criminal Defense; Drug Trafficking; White Collar Crimes; Grand Jury Investigations; Military Criminal Defense; Juvenile Law; Drug Crimes...
Phone:505-373-0870, 505-242-4057
Web:http://www.sernalaw.com
Address: 725 Lomas Boulevard, N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Law Firm:Serna Law Offices
Lawyer:David C. Serna
Phone:505-373-0870, 505-242-4057
Fax:505-242-0120
Lawyer Title:Principal
Practice Areas:Criminal Defense; Drug Trafficking; White Collar Crimes; Grand Jury Investigations; Military Criminal Defense; Juvenile Law; Drug Crimes; Conspiracy; Forfeitures; Motor Vehicle
Bio:Board Certified Criminal Trail Advocacy Specialist and Diplomate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1986—. Member, Georgetown University Gilbert & Sullivan Society. Appointed Juez Commisionado by Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico, 1977—. Assistant District Attorney, Violent Felonies Division, 1977-1981. Acting Division Chief, Violent Felonies Division, 1981. Associate Attorney, Law Office of Martin J. Chavez & Lorenzo Chavez, 1981. Member, National Legal Committee, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law, 1985—. Appointed by Chief Judge, U.S. District Court to Criminal Justice Act Panel Committee, 1994—. Founding Member, National College for DUI Defense, Summer Programs at Harvard Law School, 1995—. Criminal Defense Mentor, New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association Mentor Program, 1995—. Selected in "Top Lawyers of Albuquerque" by Albuquerque Magazine. Selected by SuperLawyers.com in 2007 and 2008 as a Criminal Defense SuperLawyer, a White Collar Defense SuperLawyer, and a DWU/DUI Defense SuperLawyer. Who's Who in American Law, 1990—. Commissioned as a Kentucky Colonel by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1991—. Founding Member, National College for DUI Defense Summer Programs at Harvard Law School, 1995—. (New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization Recognized Specialist in Criminal Law)
Admitted:1977, New Mexico; 1978, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1979, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
College:University of New Mexico, B.A., 1974
Law School:Georgetown University, J.D., 1977
Membership:State Bar of New Mexico (Board of Directors and Chair, Criminal Law Section, 1998-1999; Criminal Justice Act Panel Committee, 1994-2001); American Bar Association (Member, Defense Function Committee, Criminal Justice Section); New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association (Criminal Defense Mentor); New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Sustaining Member); District of Columbia Bar Association; National Hispanic Bar Association; New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Life Member, 1984—); National Association for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (Member, National Legal Committee, 1985—); New Mexico Equal Access to Justice.

Lawyer David C. Serna, graduated from University of New Mexico, B.A., 1974 Georgetown University, J.D., 1977, is now employed by Serna Law Offices at 725 Lomas Boulevard, N.W. Albuquerque, NM 87102.

While being a member of State Bar of New Mexico (Board of Directors and Chair, Criminal Law Section, 1998-1999; Criminal Justice Act Panel Committee, 1994-2001); American Bar Association (Member, Defense Function Committee, Criminal Justice Section); New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association (Criminal Defense Mentor); New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Sustaining Member); District of Columbia Bar Association; National Hispanic Bar Association; New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Life Member, 1984—); National Association for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (Member, National Legal Committee, 1985—); New Mexico Equal Access to Justice., David C. Serna is one of the more than one million lawyers in United States. Before choosing David C. Serna as your lawyer, you should consider whether David C. Serna is a member of American Bar Association (ABA), how much he or she charges for the services, if there is any hidden attorney fee, what's the fee schedule, whether he or she has good community reputation and is able to provide a list of good references. You can also contact the Board of Professional Responsibility of the state bar, to find out if David C. Serna has ever been placed under any disciplinary actions. If there is any such disciplinary action, avoid using his or her services. Please be aware that, though David C. Serna's office is located at Albuquerque, NM, he or she might belong to the bar association of other states.

Focus of Lawyer's Practice and Years Practice are also very important factors in your evaluation process. The more focused the lawyer's practice areas, the better service he or she could provide. Length of practice, however, can be both positive and negative for an attorney. So do not make decisions solely on one or two factors. David C. Serna has been admitted in 1977, New Mexico; 1978, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1979, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. His or her practice areas include Criminal Defense; Drug Trafficking; White Collar Crimes; Grand Jury Investigations; Military Criminal Defense; Juvenile Law; Drug Crimes; Conspiracy; Forfeitures; Motor Vehicle.

David C. Serna's college education includes University of New Mexico, B.A., 1974, law school degree was from Georgetown University, J.D., 1977, other biographical background includes Board Certified Criminal Trail Advocacy Specialist and Diplomate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1986—. Member, Georgetown University Gilbert & Sullivan Society. Appointed Juez Commisionado by Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico, 1977—. Assistant District Attorney, Violent Felonies Division, 1977-1981. Acting Division Chief, Violent Felonies Division, 1981. Associate Attorney, Law Office of Martin J. Chavez & Lorenzo Chavez, 1981. Member, National Legal Committee, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law, 1985—. Appointed by Chief Judge, U.S. District Court to Criminal Justice Act Panel Committee, 1994—. Founding Member, National College for DUI Defense, Summer Programs at Harvard Law School, 1995—. Criminal Defense Mentor, New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association Mentor Program, 1995—. Selected in "Top Lawyers of Albuquerque" by Albuquerque Magazine. Selected by SuperLawyers.com in 2007 and 2008 as a Criminal Defense SuperLawyer, a White Collar Defense SuperLawyer, and a DWU/DUI Defense SuperLawyer. Who's Who in American Law, 1990—. Commissioned as a Kentucky Colonel by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1991—. Founding Member, National College for DUI Defense Summer Programs at Harvard Law School, 1995—. (New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization Recognized Specialist in Criminal Law). You should contact other lawyers and law firms nearby before choosing your legal representatives.

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