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Tyler Atkins

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Phone: 505-268-6500
Fax: 505-268-8708

2025 San Pedro Dr NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110

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Tyler has been protecting the rights of those who have been injured or killed by the misconduct or negligence of others since 2008. He takes great pride in holding wrongdoers accountable for their actions and in ensuring that insurance companies keep their promises. He has helped clients recover for their injuries and loss of loved ones as a result of medical malpractice, governmental negligence, car crashes, premises liability, and the deprivation of civil rights.

Tyler graduated from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon in 2002 with a major in Hispanic Studies and continued to graduate school at New York University in Madrid, Spain, earning a Master of Arts degree in Spanish and Latin American Literature in 2003. He moved to New Mexico in 2004 to attend law school at the University of New Mexico School of Law. While in law school, Tyler served as the co-Managing Editor of the New Mexico Law Review. He graduated cum laude in 2007. Before entering private practice, Tyler clerked for the Honorable James J. Wechsler at the New Mexico Court of Appeals, where he assisted in drafting dozens of appellate opinions. Tyler is currently an active member of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and serves as the Editor-in-Chief of its publication, The New Mexico Trial Lawyer. He has served on the City of Santa Fe’s Ethics and Campaign Review Board and is currently a member of the New Mexico Rules of Professional Conduct Committee.

In his free time, Tyler is enjoys reading fiction, playing guitar, volunteering as a dog walker at the City of Albuquerque’s animal welfare shelters, and excelling as a fantasy baseballer


Pending Appeals Columnist of The New Mexico Trial Lawyer (January 2011 – December 2013)
Recovery for Loss of Consortium in New Mexico—the Past, the Present, and the Future, N.M. TRIAL LAWYER (March/April 2010)
Immigration Consequences of Guilty Pleas: What State v. Paredez Means to New Mexico Criminal Defendants and Defense Attorneys, 36 N.M. LAW REV. 603 (2006)