Michael Sievers

Michael Sievers

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Civil Rights
  • Trucking Collisions


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • J.D. - 2013
    • Law Review: New Mexico Law Review, Staff Member and Managing Editor, 2012 - 2013
  • New Mexico State University
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Major: Journalism and Mass Communications

Published Works

  • State v. Ochoa: The End of Pretextual Stops in New Mexico?, 42 New Mexico Law Review 595 (2012)
  • Making a Claim for Negligent Hiring, Training, Supervision, and Retention Under the NM Tort Claims Act
  • Restoring the Jury’s Role in Deciding Questions of Foreseeability after Rodriguez v. Del Sol Shopping Center, The New Mexico Trial Lawyer (September/October 2014)
  • Making a Claim for Negligent Hiring, Training, Supervision and Retention under the New Mexico Tort Claims Act, The New Mexico Trial Lawyer (November/December 2014)Verdict: When a “Stray Bullet” is Inevitable: Santa Fe Jury Verdict Holds Condo Complex Accountable for Failures to Enforce Safety Rules, The New Mexico Trial Lawyer (March/April 2015)
  • Verdict: Diego Fierro, individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of Sarahy Fierro et al. v. Eric Peterson, M.D., et al., The New Mexico Trial Lawyer (May/June 2015)

Past Employment Positions

  • McGinn, Carpenter, Montoya & Love, P.A., Law clerk, 2010 - 2013
  • Sports Reporter / News Reporter, Silver City Sun-News (Silver City, NM), 2006 - 2008
  • Sports Editor, Cortez Journal, 2009 - 2010
  • Editor, Mountain Mail Newspaper, 2008 - 2009