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Mary McCleary

Mary McCleary has ties to New Mexico law dating to the nineteenth century, when her great-great-grandfather arrived to bind the books of the Territorial Legislature in Santa Fe. In law school, her coursework focused on criminal law and trial practice. She was awarded the Freedman, Boyd, Daniels, Hollander, Goldberg, & Ives Prize for Excellence in Criminal Law. After law school, Ms. McCleary worked as a public defender, prosecutor, and in private practice. She now represents defendants in both state and federal court and at every stage of proceedings.

Leon Richter-Freund

Leon Richter-Freund began defending accused New Mexicans as a law student and returned to criminal defense after three years compassionately prosecuting DWI, narcotics, financial, and property crime. Leon is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, as well as the New Mexico Supreme Court and all inferior courts within the State.