Who we are

The Law Firm of Carlos E. Martinez

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Passion + Service

As a family law attorney in Albuquerque, Carlos E Martinez is your trusted source for compassionate guidance and expert legal advice. With a dedication to serving his clients as a steadfast advocate, Carlos ensures that your needs are heard and addressed with care. Whether you’re facing divorce, custody battles, or other family law matters, trust Carlos E Martinez to provide the support and expertise you deserve.

From Carlos:

I am a consultant with the Mexican Consulate and help them with any family law questions they may have so they can better serve their Mexican citizens living here in New Mexico. https://consulmex.sre.gob.mx/albuquerque/ 

I also educate my clients regarding all their options when contemplating hiring an attorney longterm.

Sometimes needing to hire an attorney, to take on a case, from start to finish is not what a client needs. I often recommend that a limited entry by an attorney may be all that is needed to adequately address a legal issue.

I currently focus primarily in the area of Adult Guardianships and Conservatorships. I have a contract with the Office of Guardianship to help serve the underserved and low-income New Mexican’s who desperately need a guardianship for their loved ones. 

https://www.nmddpc.com/guardianship_program 

I also do private cases for those who do not qualify for services through the Office of Guardianship.

I also have a contract with Advocacy Inc. and serve as a guardian ad litem and youth attorney for children and young adults in the custody of the Children, Youth and Families Department. 

https://www.nmadvocacy.org/

I was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. My undergraduate degree is in History from Saint Mary’s College, https://www.stmarys-ca.edu/, and I also have a Masters of Science Natural Resources from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 

https://www.uwsp.edu/Pages/default.aspx.

I graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2014, http://lawschool.unm.edu/, and shortly thereafter worked for almost three years at the New Mexico Child Support Division as an attorney 

https://www.hsd.state.nm.us/LookingForAssistance/Child_Support.aspx. In 2017 

I was accepted into the Entrepreneurs in Community Lawyering (ECL) program at the State Bar of New Mexico where I received training and mentorship regarding best practices of small scale law firm management. I graduated from the ECL program in 2019 and am proud to be counted as one of its first alumni. For more information regarding the ECL program, please see page 9 of the February 17, 2016 issue of the Bar Bulletin at the following link 

https://www.sbnm.org/Portals/NMBAR/PubRes/BB/2016/BB_2016-02-17.pdf

Our Team

Meet the dedicated team behind Carlos E Martinez, your trusted family law attorney in Albuquerque. With a passion for serving clients with compassion and expertise, our team is committed to providing personalized support and guidance through every step of your legal journey. From skilled attorneys to caring support staff, we are here to advocate for your rights and help you achieve the best possible outcome for your family law matters.
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Aimet

Aimet was born and raised in Belmar, NJ, until she came to Albuquerque, NM for college in 2022, where she is currently attending the University of New Mexico with a major in Criminology and minor in French. She recently joined the Law Offices of Carlos E. Martinez as a legal assistant in August 2023, and this is her first job in the legal field.

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Elizabeth

Elizabeth was born in El Paso, TX and was raised in Albuquerque, NM. She received Accounting and Word Processing Certificates in the 1980s, and has been in the legal field for 34 years, working at Sutin, Thayer & Browne APC for over 32 of those years. She joined the Law Offices of Carlos E. Martinez as a legal assistant in October 2022

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Jessica

Jessica was raised in Hagerman, NM, a small town south of Roswell, until she came to Albuquerque, NM for college in 2014, where she attended the University of New Mexico and received a BA in Political Science. She has been in the legal field for about five years, one of which was spent in the felony department at The Law Offices of the Public Defender, and recently joined the Law Offices of Carlos E. Martinez as a legal assistant in August 2023.

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Yamily

Yamily was born and raised in Limpio, Paraguay. She came to Albuquerque, NM in 2018 when she joined the Center for English Language and American Culture (CELAC), and then began attending the University of New Mexico in 2019, where she received a BS in Sociology and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. While at UNM she worked in the Global Education Office. She joined the Law Offices of Carlos E. Martinez in November 2022, as a legal secretary, and became our office manager in August 2023.

Our Offices

5203 Juan Tabo Blvd NE Unit 2D, Albuquerque, NM 87111
Proudly based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, we at Carlos E Martinez Law Firm are dedicated to serving clients throughout the breathtaking state of New Mexico. Nestled amidst the stunning landscapes and vibrant culture of our region, our firm embodies the spirit of our diverse and dynamic community. Whether you’re in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Las Cruces, or anywhere in between, we are here to provide expert legal counsel and unwavering support for all your family law needs. Let us be your trusted ally as you navigate the legal intricacies, ensuring that your rights and interests are protected with the utmost care and diligence.