Kathy Love

Kathy Love


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Legal Career


  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1995
  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Visiting Law Student, 1995
  • Hanover College (Hanover, Indiana), Ball State University (Muncie, Indiana), B.S., Political Science, Telecommunications, Journalism, 1991
  • National Criminal Defense College, Macon, Georgia, 2001

Professional Organizations, Memberships And Service

  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association:
    • Board of Directors, 2004-Present, Secretary, 2011
    • President
  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association Journal:
    • Columnist, "Record on Appeal"
  • American Association for Justice:
    • Board of Governors, 2013-Present
    • Member
  • New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New Mexico Innocence and Justice Project:
    • Member, Board of Directors 2004-2007
  • Frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars with an emphasis on trial skills and case presentation
  • Appointed member of judicial nominating commissions
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • U.S. District Court (Federal Court) for New Mexico and Colorado
  • Equal Access for Justice:
    • Board Member, 2014-2016

Community Involvement

  • New Mexico Wilderness Alliance:
    • Founding Member
    • Member, Board of Directors, 1997-1998; 2002-2006
    • Secretary, Board of Directors, 2004-2006
  • NARAL Pro Choice New Mexico:
    • Member, Board of Directors, 2003-2007
    • President, Board of Directors, 2005-2007
  • NARAL Pro Choice America:
    • Member, Board of Directors, 2005-2007
  • Albuquerque Public Schools, Career Enrichment Center:
    • Mentor to High School Students
  • Adjunct Professor, Evidence and Trial Practice, University of New Mexico School of Law
    • Member, Board of Directors
    • President, board of Directors
  • Little League Team Mom