Joleen K. Youngers is a co-founder of Almanzar & Youngers PA, a law firm with offices in Las Cruces and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Focusing her practice primarily on civil litigation, she represents clients throughout the state in matters involving personal injuries, wrongful death, labor and employment disputes, premises liability, civil rights and whistleblower complaints, and professional malpractice. Ms. Youngers also handles general commercial litigation and provides advice to clients on contractual matters.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts with high distinction from the University of Iowa in 1983, where she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, Ms. Youngers earned an M.A. from New Mexico State University. She then attended the University of New Mexico School of Law, winning the school's annual Tort Scholar Award and receiving her Juris Doctor in 1992. Admitted to practice in New Mexico since 1992, Ms. Youngers is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico.
In addition to her busy practice, Ms. Youngers frequently lectures on topics such as employment law, trial skills, sexual harassment and professional ethics. She has given presentations in front of gatherings of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico.
Recognizing the importance of resolving cases outside of the courtroom when possible, Ms. Youngers is an active participant in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the State Bar of New Mexico. She also maintains memberships in several other professional organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association and the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association.
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Last Updated: 8/31/2016