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Elden Pennington

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Santa Fe, NM

Pennington Law L.L.C.
128 Grant Ave, Suite 223
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: 505-204-7980
Fax: 505-930-7961
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed in New Mexico Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Administrative Law
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Attorney Profile

Elden Pennington is the founder of the law firm of Pennington Law L.L.C. located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. With over a decade of legal experience, he focuses his practice on criminal defense, but also takes on administrative law proceedings, including driver’s license suspensions, license revocations, and game and fish violations. Additionally, he represents clients with personal injury matters. 

Mr. Pennington has a genuine concern for his clients, and this is seen in the way he handles every case, fighting aggressively for the rights and liberties of his clients. He shows an unwavering commitment to his clients’ needs and provides personalized, efficient and cost-effective counsel to all his clients. 

Having obtained a long list of successful verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients, Mr. Pennington strives to bring justice to his clients who have been injured because of the negligence and carelessness of another party and also for those who have been accused of wrongdoing. He is well known for the diligent and tireless advocacy he provides for his clients.

With a Bachelor of Arts degree in conservation studies from Santa Fe College, he obtained his Juris Doctor from the Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He is admitted to practice in the state of New Mexico and before the United States District Court. 

Honored for his diligent and dedicated legal services, Mr. Pennington received many accolades, including being named to the Top 10 DUI Defense Attorneys by Attorney and Practice Magazine and being named to the country’s Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers. He was also the recipient of the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction award by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Administrative Law
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Licensing


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

About Elden Pennington

First Admitted: 2010, New Mexico

Educational Background

  • College of Santa Fe, B.A., Conservation Studies, 2006

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New Mexico, 2010
  • United States District Court
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Office Location for Elden Pennington

128 Grant Ave
Suite 223
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Phone: 505-204-7980

Fax: 505-930-7961

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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