Robles, Rael & Anaya, P.C. attorneys provide high quality legal services to clients in New Mexico and throughout the Southwest. Our firm stands apart in the level of customer service we provide to each client. We are committed to building productive, long-standing relationships through clear communication, consistent accessibility, and an unparalleled work ethic.

Robles, Rael & Anaya has built its name on a dedication to exceeding expectations in every facet of legal service. We invite you to discover how our diverse experience, record of success, and efficiency can help you achieve the desired results for any legal issue.

Our Mission

We strive to develop lasting relationships with our clients by serving their every legal need in and out of the courtroom. Guided by a comprehensive understanding of our clients’ core objectives, our firm focuses on winning – efficiently, ethically, and with accountability. We ensure that our services are provided in a fiscally sound manner and are committed to providing an honest assessment of litigation costs and evaluation for each case that enables our clients to make sound legal decisions.

Firm News

Jackson v. Ft. Stanton, 87cv0839 JFR/KBM

April 29, 2022
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This case was filed in 1987 against the New Mexico Department of Health on behalf of developmentally disabled individuals institutionalized in DOH facilities.  After an initial finding that the conditions violated these individuals’ rights under federal law, the parties negotiated various settlement agreements.  The most recent settlement agreement was negotiated in 2019.  This firm entered…

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2022 Southwest Super Lawyers

April 12, 2022
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It is with great honor that we announce our very own Marcus J. Rael, Jr. has been named a 2022 Super Lawyer. For those of you who do not know what a “Super Lawyer” is, this is a peer nominated and evaluated process combined with independent research and is judged on 12 indicators of peer…

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New Mexico Law Review

December 30, 2019
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Luis Robles was published in the New Mexico Law Review for his article entitled: “Workers’ Compensation: Bad Faith Refusal to Pay Worker’s Compensation Benefits: Russell v. Protective Insurance Co.” To read the article, please click here. Workers’ Compensation: Bad Faith Refusal to Pay Worker’s Compensation Benefits: Russell v. Protective Insurance Co., 20 N.M.L.Rev. 757 (1990).

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Featured Cases

Buck, Lynn, et al. v. City of Albuquerque, et al., CIV 04-1000 WJ/DJS (USDC)

July 2, 2012

On a rainy day on March 20, 2003, people gathered in front of UNM’s Bookstore at 5:00 pm to protest President George W. Bush who ordered the Invasion of Iraq on March 19, 2003. At approximately 4:00 pm, all APD Metro Division officers attended a briefing concerning the protest. At 4:45 pm, officers began arriving…

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Head, Martha vs. City of Farmington et al. No. CV-2005-24-3 (USDC)

June 13, 2012

On January 14, 2003, at around 2:00am, an officer was parked in his unit at the intersection of South Side River Rd. in Farmington, New Mexico. The officer noticed a maroon SUV approaching the intersection with its high beams engaged. The vehicle stopped at the red light. After the light turned green, the SUV continued…

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Schinagel v. Albuquerque Police Department, et al. No. Civ. 07-481 LH/RLP (USDC)

June 13, 2012

On September 6, 2005 at approximately 11:30pm, Gary and Penny Schinagel were enjoying cocktails, playing music very loudly, and dancing nude within each other’s arms in their home’s living room. They were celebrating freely because they just dropped off their youngest daughter to college. An APD officer was dispatched to the home due to a…

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