Announcing Randy Powers Board Certification as a Family Law Specialist

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Little, Gilman-Tepper and Batley are so proud to announce that Randy Powers has received his New Mexico Board Certification as a Family Law Specialist. There are specific standards and procedures for certification as a specialist in Family Law. Randy has met with all of the following criteria to achieve this certification. All applicants for certification in Family Law must be active members in good standing with the New Mexico Bar and shall meet the requirements for certification or recertification governed … Read more »

Congratulations On Our 2017 Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Rating!

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The 2017 AV Preeminent™ Rating is the highest possible qualification that Martindale-Hubbell can bestow upon an attorney and their firm. Three attorneys in our firm have achieved this distinction-Sandra Morgan Little, Jan Gilman-Tepper, and Roberta S. Batley as well as the firm itself. Martindale-Hubbell is the definitive guide to the most distinguished law firms in America. For over 90 years, their Bar Register has been a unique guide to the legal community’s most eminent professionals. It includes only those … Read more »

The Albuquerque Bar Association Presidents' Dinner

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On August 27th, the Albuquerque Bar Association held an event to honor past presidents of the organization. UNM Championship Golf Course Pavillion served as the location for this wonderful evening featuring a 4 course wine pairing menu from acclaimed Chef Christophe Descarentries.Jan Gilman-Tepper was among the honorees attending.Sandra Morgan Little and Randy Powers wera also in attendance at the Table shared by the Little, Gilman-Tepper and Batley firm and the Walther firm. Sandra Morgan Little, Jan Gilman-Tepper, Gretchen … Read more »

The Children's Grief Center in Albuquerque-Supporting the Grieving Student

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Of course we are shocked and saddened as a community to hear the horrible crime that was perpetrated against 10-year-old Victoria. Well, almost 10.  She was killed the day before her 10th birthday.Our role is to provide a safe and supportive environment for grieving families. Victoria had an 8 year old brother, and he will find his way to us.  Due to the devastating circumstances of this child’s death, our community is asking more of us. PNM has organized … Read more »

2016 Best Lawyers Designation

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The law firm of Little, Gilman-Tepper and Batley are listed in the 2016 Best Lawyers listing. What makes this list the “go-to” guide? Two reasons: one, lawyers are not required to pay a fee for a basic listing in the guide; two, inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® is based entirely on confidential peer review. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients … Read more »

Five Tips to Survive Your Child’s College Application Process

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by Bobbie Batley from the AAML August Newsletter Hi there!  I am writing this in the midst of a weekend of shopping for dorm supplies for my oldest daughter, Kali.  She will be leaving New Mexico to attend Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas in just a few weeks.  I could not decide what to write about and she suggested this topic.  We survived the college application process…now on to the next adventure! 1. Remember that you have already been … Read more »

State Bar of New Mexico Reciprocity Seminar

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The State Bar of New Mexico recently held a Reciprocity Seminar for Law Students who took the bar exam in late July. The seminar was an all-day event featuring Attorneys speaking on a variety of subjects;  Civility and Professionalism, The Disciplinary Process and Rules of Professional Conduct, and an Introduction to Indian Law. Sandra Morgan Little and Roberta Batley gave a presentation on The Basics of Community Property Law. The seminar was free for the law students, and is offered … Read more »

A Nation of Healers

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We are so proud to be a part of this organization, Sandra Morgan Little is on the board of The Children’s Grief Center. David Brooks JUNE 21, 2016 NY Times I’ve been traveling around to the most economically stressed parts of this country. You see a lot of dislocation on a trip like this. In New Mexico, for example, I met some kids who lost their parents — to drugs, death, deportation or something else. They … Read more »