Rising Star: Alicia McConnell
We are pleased to announce that Alicia McConnell, an Attorney with Law 4 Small Business has been selected as a 2019 New Mexico Rising Star from SuperLawyers.com! This is an amazing honor and opportunity. Super Lawyers goes through a very thorough selection process in order to have a prestigious list of only the best of the best are represented. This exclusive list, recognizes no more than 2.5% of attorneys in the state. Check out her Super Lawyers Profile Here.
How did she get selected?
Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. Since Super Lawyers is intended to be used as an aid in selecting a lawyer, we limit the lawyer ratings to those who can be hired and retained by the public.
Who is Alicia McConnell?
Alicia M. McConnell is an associate of the firm, with a practice that includes business litigation, general civil litigation, and criminal defense. Prior to becoming an associate, Ms. McConnell was employed by the firm as a law clerk where she provided support for complex civil and criminal matters, primarily in federal court. She also researched, drafted, and prepared briefs for submission in both state and federal court, as well as the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and has served as second chair in two federal criminal trials.
Ms. McConnell obtained her Juris Doctorate magna cum laude in 2013 from the University of New Mexico School of Law, and was granted membership to the Order of the Coif following graduation. As a law student, she received Clinical Honors for her work in the Business and Tax Clinic. Ms. McConnell’s case note was selected for publication in the New Mexico Law Review, and she also served as a student article editor for the Law Review. As a judicial extern for the Honorable James O. Browning, Ms. McConnell performed legal research and analysis, prepared draft opinions in the areas of federal civil procedure, and attended several criminal and civil motions hearings, criminal detention hearings and a homicide trial.
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