Admitted to Bar: New Mexico (2008)
Education: University of New Mexico School of Law (J.D., 2008), University of New Mexico (B.A., 2004)
Professional Membership: State Bar of New Mexico, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico (2008), U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (2008)
Shawn is an experienced trial attorney handling litigation in a variety of areas including catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases. Shawn attended college at the University of New Mexico where he obtained a B.A. in political science. Shawn graduated from the UNM School of Law in 2008 and has been practicing law in New Mexico ever since. Prior to law school, Shawn worked as an insurance agent for several years.
In his career as an attorney, Shawn has represented plaintiffs in serious personal injury cases as well as defendants, with a focus on insurance coverage. Shawn was named a Southwest Super Lawyer Rising Star in the area of insurance coverage. He also previously served as the General Counsel of the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions after being appointed by the Governor.
When he’s not practicing law, Shawn is a marathon and ultra-marathon runner. He’s finished numerous races across the county including finishes at Boston, Seattle, Phoenix, El Paso, San Francisco, Aspen, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Valles Caldera, Jemez, Albuquerque, and Leadville.