Kathy Love

Kathy Love

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Albuquerque, NM

McGinn, Carpenter, Montoya & Love, P.A.
 | 201 Broadway Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-843-6161
Email: Kathy Love
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Kathleen (Kathy) Love, partner at New Mexico-based McGinn, Carpenter, Montoya & Love, P.A., has practiced as an attorney for over two decades. She focuses on representing individuals against for-profit and government entities. Throughout her career as an attorney, she has tried a number of high-profile criminal and civil cases, most recently including the Torres v. APD case involving a police shooting incident.

For her accomplishments, Kathy Love holds a Martindale-Hubbell AV-Preeminent ranking from her peers and is listed in the Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers publications. In addition to her experience in private practice, Kathy Love spent three years with the New Mexico Public Defender Department, where she served in the Felony and Metro divisions. A supporter of justice initiatives, she is the president of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and is on the American Association for Justice Board of Governors. She also contributes to pro bono service providers, such as Legal Aid New Mexico and Equal Access to Justice New Mexico. Kathleen Love earned her BS from Ball State University and her JD from the DePaul University College of Law. She also attended the National Criminal Defense College.

About Kathy Love

Admitted 1995, New Mexico

Professional Webpage: http://www.mcginnlaw.com/attorneys/kathleen-j-love/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Federal Civil Local Rules Committee; New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association Amicus Committee; University of New Mexico Evidence and Trial Practice Adjunct Professor; New Mexico Innocence and Justice Project, Board; New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, Board; POWER PAC President; Defense PAC Board Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • A believer in community activism, Kathy Love has been involved in several local organizations. In 1997, she helped found the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting New Mexico’s wild lands. She has also served as a member of the boards of the Innocence and Justice Project, NARAL Pro-Choice America and was the President of NARAL Pro-Choice New Mexico. She is currently on the board of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and teaches evidence and trial practice skills courses as an adjunct professor at University of New Mexico School of Law.  She frequently travels around the country teaching lawyers trial skills, including how to effectively use visual aids in the courtroom.

Educational Background:

  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1995 University of New Mexico School of Law, Visiting Law Student, 1995 Hanover College (Hanover, Indiana), Ball State University ( Muncie, Indiana), B.S., Political Science, Telecommunications, Journalism, 1991
Office Location for Kathy Love

201 Broadway Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102


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Last Updated: 8/31/2016

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