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Carter & Valle Law Firm, 8012 Pennsylvania Circle NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico (NM) 87110.  505-888-HELP (4357)
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Kathleen D. Carter
Kathleen D. Carter
Kathleen D. Carter is a native New Mexican who has practiced law in Albuquerque for thirty years. She headed every major division of the District Attorney’s Office in her ten years there. She was a Metropolitan Court Judge and has been with the firm practicing Family  and Personal Injury Law since.
"The proper representation can provide the balance in the scales of justice."
PERSONAL:
Born in Clovis, New Mexico. Native New Mexican.
Married, 2 children.

EDUCATION:
B.A. University of Texas 1969
Master of Public Health, University of Michigan 1971
Juris Doctor, Florida State University 1977

EXPERIENCE:
Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office for 10 years under three DA’s:
Ira Robinson, Steve Schiff, and Bob Schwartz

Deputy District Attorney/Supervisor 
  Civil Division: Consumer law, Extraditions, Probation
    Revocation, Mental and Alcohol Commitments
  Property Crimes/Narcotics Division
  Children’s Court Attorney
  White Collar Crime and Worthless Check Division
 
  Lecturer in law for APD, BCSO, NM Police Academy,
  and Bernalillo County Juvenile Probation Department
  Legislative Drafting Committee for Children’s Code
 
Metropolitan Court Judge 1989-1990. Civil & Criminal Caseload.

PRIVATE PRACTICE:
Carter Law Firm, P.C. 1991 to Current Date
Practice limited to Domestic Relations/Family Law:
  Divorce, Child Support, Paternity, Post Decree proceedings, Kinship
  Guardianships, Child Custody and Visitation including Uniform Child
  Custody Jurisdiction Act, Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements, Legal
  Separations, Wills,   Guardianships & Conservatorships, Adoptions
  and other related matters. I have practiced in the First, Second,
  Seventh, Ninth and Thirteenth Judicial Districts in Domestic Relations
  Cases.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
Rio Grande Kiwanis International Club 20 years
Board Member and Vice President Chaparral Council
Girl Scouts 10 years
NM State Bar Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law
Native New Mexican

Practiced Law since 1977

Metropolitan Court Judge

14-years Private Practice in Family Law

Legal Advisor / Lecturer in Law

1. Albuquerque Police Department
2. Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department
3. New Mexico Police Academy
4. Bernalillo County Juvenile Probation Department
Kathleen D Carter
The Carter & Valle Law Firm in Albuquerque, New Mexico (NM) provides expertise in personal injuries, wrongful death, insurance law, claims against governments, divorce, domestic relations, wills, estate law and probate law.