Joleen K. Youngers

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Las Cruces, NM

Almanzar & Youngers PA
 | 2540 El Paseo Road, Suite D, PO Box 7256
Las Cruces, NM 88006
Phone: 575-541-8000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Employment & Labor (20%),
  • Civil Rights (20%)
Attorney Profile

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.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%)

Employment & Labor (20%)

Civil Rights (20%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017

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About Joleen Youngers

Admitted 1992, New Mexico

Professional Webpage: http://www.lascruceslawoffice.com/Attorneys/Joleen-K-Younger...

Honors and Awards:

  • Tort Scholar Award, University of New Mexico School of Law, 1992
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New Mexico State Bar, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 1992
  • New Mexico, 1992
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) Faculty

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Taking and Defending Depositions, University of New Mexico, March 5, 2010 - March 7, 2010
  • Section 1983 Litigation in the 21st Century, American Civil Liberties Union , September 25, 2009 - Present
  • 15th Annual Civil Trial Seminar (Employment Law Presentation), El Paso Bar Association, February 18, 2011 - Present
  • Pacific Regional Trial Skills, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, October 22, 2010 - October 28, 2010
  • Northwest Deposition Skills, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, August 10, 2010 - August 12, 2010
  • Pacific Regional Trial Skills, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, October 31, 2009 - November 4, 2009
  • Annual Update on New Mexico Tort Law (Presentation on Tort Claims vs. Government), New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, April 24, 2009 - Present
  • Professionalism and Ethics for Every Lawyer, New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, November 21, 2008 - Present
  • Pacific Regional Trial Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, October 31, 2008 - November 3, 2008
  • Southwest Deposition Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, May 17, 2007 - May 19, 2007
  • Pacific Regional Trial Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, January 18, 2007 - January 20, 2007
  • Every Lawyer's Professionalism and Ethics, New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, November 17, 2006 - Present
  • Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination: Ethics, Paralegal Division of New Mexico, November 11, 2006 - Present
  • National Trial Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, July 16, 2006 - July 22, 2006
  • Southwest Deposition Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, May 4, 2006 - May 6, 2006
  • Pacific Regional Trial Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, January 26, 2006 - January 28, 2006
  • Pacific Regional Trial Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, October 15, 2005 - October 23, 2005
  • Southwest Regional Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, May 15, 2005 - Present
  • Employment Law in New Mexico, Lorman Educational Services, August 27, 2004
  • National Trial Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, July 12, 2003 - July 19, 2003
  • Gender Claims in the Workplace, State Bar Legal Assistants Division, September 19, 2002 - Present
  • Taking and Defending Depositions, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, May 16, 2002 - May 18, 2002
  • People's Law School, Dona Ana Branch Community College, 1994 - 1995

Educational Background:

  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, Graduated with High Distinction, December 1983
  • New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, M.A., December 1988
Find Me Online
WebsiteWebsite - www.ay-law.com
Office Location for Joleen K. Youngers

2540 El Paseo Road, Suite D
PO Box 7256
Las Cruces, NM 88006

Phone: 575-541-8000

 

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