Cynthia Payne joined New Mexico Legal Group in 2005, already established as a top-level trial attorney in New Mexico. While employed by the State of New Mexico, Ms. Payne engaged in and supervised a complex litigation practice spanning a ten-year period. She is admitted in all New Mexico courts and is available statewide for the defense of all misdemeanor and felony cases. She is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), the New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and is a board member of the State Bar’s Criminal Law Section.
As a highly experienced expert with decades of successful cases under her belt, she is happy to work across our many NM offices in Albuquerque, Las Cruces and Rio Rancho. She is often most stationed in Albuquerque.