Mark J. Caruso

Mark J. Caruso

Managing Partner
Location:
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Phone:
505-883-5000
Fax:
505-883-5012
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Trucking Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Rideshare Accidents

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1982
  • New Mexico, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1982

Education

  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence cum laude - 1982
    • Honors: Pepperdine University School of Law, Honors Board
  • Pepperdine University, Seaver College, Malibu, California
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science magna cum laude - 1979
  • The National College of Advocacy - 1988
  • Keenan Ball Trial College (Reptile) - 2017

Honors and Awards

  • American Jurisprudence Award in Administrative Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell BV Highly Rated in Skill and Ethics Rated
  • Better Business Bureau, A+ Rating
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, Client Satisfaction Award
  • AVVO, Client Distinction Award
  • Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Lawyers
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Top 10 Attorneys
  • The Legal Network, Top Personal Injury Lawyers in New Mexico
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • National Trial Lawyers, Member
  • American Society of Legal Advocates, Member
  • Esteemed Lawyers of America, Member
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, Member
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Member
  • Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • State Representative, New Mexico Legislature, Republican, Dist. 23 (1991-1995) House Committee Memberships (Judiciary, Consumer and Public Affairs and Labor) and Interim Legislative Committees (Courts, Corrections and Justice Committee and Workers Compensation Oversight Committee)
  • Chairman, New Mexico Municipal Boundary Commission (1988-1991) Member, (2011 to date)
  • Executive Director and Lobbyist, New Mexico Right to Work Committee and Oklahoma Freedom to Work Committee (1984-1986)
  • Campaign Manager, Boulter for U.S. Congress, (TX, 13th) (1983-1984)
  • Federal Trade Commission in Los Angeles, Lobbyist

Pro Bono Activities

  • NM Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD), Attorney Advisory Committee
  • Better Business Bureau of the Southwest (New Mexico)
  • Legacy Church
  • New Mexico Foundation for Open Government, Member
  • New Mexico Massage Therapy Board, 2015 - 2017

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Phi Epsilon