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Elden Pennington

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Santa Fe, NM

Clark, Jones & Pennington, LLC
432 Galisteo St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: 505-820-1825
Fax: 505-986-0475
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed in New Mexico Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (50%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%), Administrative Law (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Elden Pennington is a partner with the Clark, Jones & Pennington, LLC, law firm in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Serving clients throughout Santa Fe County and all across the surrounding areas, Mr. Pennington focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense as well as administrative hearings involving driver's license suspensions, and game and fish license revocations. In addition, he also advocates on behalf of those who suffered an injury or a loss as the result of an accident caused by someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

A native of Santa Fe, Mr. Pennington graduated from The College of Santa Fe in 2006, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in conservation studies. He then attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, obtaining his Juris Doctor in 2009. After receiving his license to practice from the State Bar of New Mexico, Mr. Pennington returned to Santa Fe and began working as an associate at Clark & Jones, LLC, before making partner in 2013.

During his career, he has earned a reputation for delivering the personalized, effective legal counsel his clients deserve while aggressively pursuing the most favorable outcomes on their behalves. In all cases, Mr. Pennington is completely devoted to his clients' needs and doing whatever he can to help them achieve their goals.

Recognized for his success and professionalism, he has been designated among Top 10 DUI Defense Attorneys by Attorney and Practice Magazine, and The National Trial Lawyers has named him among the country's Top 40 Under 40. He also earned the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction award in 2015 from 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

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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

432 Galisteo St
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Phone: 505-820-1825

Fax: 505-986-0475

Last Updated: 8/9/2021

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