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Trish Payne

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Educational and Professional Background

University of New Mexico (B.U.S 2006)
University of New Mexico School of Law (J.D. 2013)

Admitted to Practice
New Mexico Supreme Court (2013)
United States District Court for the District of New Mexico (2017)

Professional Activities and Honors

University of New Mexico School of Law, Law Clerk Mentorship Program 2016, Mentor;
Young Lawyers Division, Law Student Mentorship Program 2014 – 2015, Mentor;
University of New Mexico, School of Law Student Chapter of Christian Legal Society, President 2012 - 2013, Treasurer 2011- 2012.

The Honorable M. Monica Zamora, New Mexico Court of Appeals, law clerk (2013-2017);
United States Attorney’s Office District of New Mexico, legal extern (Fall 2013);
Second Judicial District Attorney’s Office, legal extern (Spring 2013);
Atkinson, Thal & Baker, P.C., law clerk (Winter 2011);
Innocence and Justice Project of New Mexico (Summer 2011)

Practice areas include insurance defense litigation, insurance coverage and bad faith, and trucking litigation defense.