Thomas M. Clark

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Clark, Jones & Ruyle, LLC
Thomas M. Clark
Clark, Jones & Ruyle, LLC

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Civil Rights

Licensed in New Mexico since: 1995

Education: University of Arkansas School of Law (Fayetteville)

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
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Clark, Jones & Ruyle, LLC

432 Galisteo St
Santa Fe, NM 87501 Visit website


Attorney Thomas M. Clark is a partner at Clark, Jones & Ruyle, LLC, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Mr. Clark practices in areas of law that include civil rights, criminal defense and personal injury, serving clients throughout New Mexico. He has over 25 years of legal experience and has successfully helped many New Mexico residents with their civil and criminal legal issues over his career.

In his criminal defense practice, Mr. Clark handles all types of felonies and misdemeanors, including DUI and traffic matters. His personal injury practice consists of representing victims injured due to catastrophes such as automobile accidents and medical malpractice.

Mr. Clark earned a bachelor’s degree from Westminster College and received his law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville.  He obtained his license to practice law in 1995. He is qualified to practice before all state courts in Arkansas and New Mexico, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico.

In honor of his achievements, Martindale-Hubbell awarded Mr. Clark an AV Preeminent* peer review rating. He is listed among the “top 100 trial lawyers” by The National Trial Lawyers and is the recipient of awards by the American Society of Legal Advocates and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Additionally, Mr. Clark is an honoree for Super Lawyers of the Southwest for 2020 and 2021.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Clark belongs to the State Bar of New Mexico, the Arkansas Bar Association, the New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He also belongs to the Oliver Seth American Inn of Court.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Civil Rights
  • 70% Criminal Defense
  • 20% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Civil Rights

First Admitted: 1993, Arkansas

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Oliver Seth American Inn of Court
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • New Mexico, 1995
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 1997
  • Arkansas, 1993
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubble
Educational Background:
  • Westminster College, B.A. in Political Science, 1989

Office location for Thomas M. Clark

432 Galisteo St
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Phone: 505-820-1825


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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