Practice Area

Government and Public Entities

Whether serving as general counsel or acting as contract counsel on particular matter, Robles, Rael & Anaya proudly provides governmental clients with full service legal representation.  We assist government entities in the day-to-day administration of their affairs, as well as provide representation in litigation proceedings. Our clients include:

  • Counties and Municipalities
  • Political Subdivisions of the State of New Mexico
  • Public Boards
  • Committees
  • Elected Officials
  • Public Employees

Our attorneys have vast experience serving as in-house counsel for municipalities and counties, in addition to representing numerous government entities as outside counsel. We represent clients in administrative affairs, including hearings and quasi-judicial proceedings, and before state and federal regulatory agencies. Our services include:

  • Reviewing, drafting, and defending ordinances, regulations, contracts, and other legal documents
  • Ensuring compliance with the New Mexico Open Meetings Act and Inspection of Public Records Act
  • Interpreting the New Mexico Municipal Code
  • Creating and interpreting subdivision regulations and zoning codes
  • Negotiating with public and private entities or individuals on behalf of public clients
  • Advising and representing government bodies in labor relations and employer/employee matters

Our lawyers are also experts in all aspects of public law, including possessing a thorough knowledge of both public sales and the procurement code.