University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., Awarded in 2014
ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY JAKE VALLEJOS
Jake Vallejos is an associate attorney for the Law Office of Lucero and Howard, where his practice is primarily focused on criminal trial practice and family law.
Jake graduated from the University of New Mexico, School of Law in 2014. While in law school, Jake started working for The Law Office of Lucero and Howard as a clerk. He then gained significant criminal law and trial experience at the New Mexico Public Defenders Office and rejoined The Law Office of Lucero and Howard as an Associate Attorney.
Jake’s passion is Constitutional Law. As a law student, Jake was a teaching fellow with the Marshall Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, where he taught high school students about the Constitution and about how to successfully assert their Civil Rights during police encounters. Jake was also awarded the Pursuit of Excellence award in recognition of his academic achievements, and he served as President of the New Mexico Trial Lawyer Student Association.
Jake brings his passion to uphold the Constitution to The Law Office of Lucero and Howard by providing clients a robust motions practice. Jake’s experience also includes family law, personal injury, and contract drafting.
Jake is admitted to practice in the State of New Mexico and the Federal District Court of New Mexico.