Michael Sievers

MICHAEL SIEVERS

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Education

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

Publications

  • 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)

Legal Career

  • September 2013-Present — Associate Attorney, McGinn, Montoya, Love & Curry. P.A.
  • June 2010-September 2013 — Law clerk, McGinn, Montoya, Love & Curry. PA.

Experience Prior To Law School

  • Sports Editor, Cortez Journal (Cortez, Colorado), 2009-2010
  • Editor, Mountain Mail newspaper (Socorro, NM), 2008-2009
  • Sports Reporter/News Reporter, Silver City Sun-News (Silver City, NM), 2006-2008
  • Born and raised in Gallup, New Mexico