Matthew Legan Sanchez, Esq.

Attorney Matthew Legan Sanchez, Family Law Firm


Matthew Legan Sanchez, Esq.


1 (505)-DIVORCE or (505) 245-7200

1 (505) 245-7300



Areas of Practice
Family Law
Criminal Defense
Personal Injury

Bar Admissions
New Mexico Bar Association 2009

University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico: 2009 J.D.
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico: 2006 B.S.

Cum Laude
Dean’s List
UNM School of Law Honor Roll & Dean’s List
Hugh Muir Oath Project 2006
Major: Psychology
Minor: Business

Published Work
Included in the “Acknowledgments” for Sherri. L. Burr’s Entertainment Law, Cases and Materials on Film, television and Music, 2008 Supplement.

Mr. Sanchez is also the author of the eBook, Getting a Divorce in New Mexico, available to download here.

Neuroscience Research Assistant
Intellectual Property Research Assistant
Pipeline Minority Mentorship
Vice President UNM Business Law Society
Co-host & Host of Arts Talk
Intern at Public Defender’s Office

Professional Associations and Memberships
New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association: 2009
New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association: 2009

Employment History
Family Law Firm: Partner
Intern Public Defender, Albuquerque, NM: 2009
Sanchez, Mowrer & Desiderio, Albuquerque, NM: 2007-2009
Research Assistant for Professor Sherri L. Burr: 2007-2008
Law Student Rep., Westlaw, Albuquerque, NM: 2007-2009
Branch Law Firm, Law Clerk, Albuquerque, NM: 2007

Honors and Awards
1. LLAVE Community Service Award
2. 2006 Ida Romero Memorial Scholarship recipient
3. 2009 Hispanic Bar Association Bar Scholarship
4. 2009 Woody Award: “Most likely to have a Billboard on I-25”


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