Joleen K. Youngers

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Partner
Location:
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Phone:
575-636-2057
866-442-0020
Fax:
575-541-9000
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury (for the injured)
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents (for the injured)
  • Wrongful Death
  • Employment Law (for employers and employees)
  • Civil Rights (for the victim)
  • Discrimination (for the victim)
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Premises Liability (for the injured)
  • Negligent Security
  • Professional Malpractice Law
  • Food Poisoning
  • Dog Bites
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Contracts

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 1992

Education

  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • J.D. - 1992
    • Honors: Tort Scholar Award
  • New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
    • M.A. - December, 1988
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    • B.A. - December, 1983
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Honors: Graduated with High Distinction

Classes/Seminars

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

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • New Mexico State Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa