Michelle A. Hernandez Elected President of New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association

    Michelle Hernandez, a shareholder at the Modrall Sperling law firm, was elected President of the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association (NMDLA) for 2012 at its December, 2011 meeting.

    Hernandez, Board Certified in New Mexico as a Health Law Specialist, concentrates her practice in the areas of healthcare, litigation, products liability, torts and personal injury. Prior to joining Modrall Sperling, she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Joseph F. Baca, Senior Justice for the New Mexico Supreme Court. Hernandez currently serves on the New Mexico Supreme Court Rules of Civil Procedure Committee and serves as Chair of the Modrall Sperling Healthcare Practice Group.

    New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association provides a forum where New Mexico civil defense lawyers can communicate, associate and organize efforts of common interest. NMDLA presents CLE seminars and serves as a representative of the civil defense bar. The NMDLA’s Defense News, its quarterly newsletter, is sent to all members and all judges in New Mexico.

About Modrall Sperling: Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2012, Modrall Sperling is a full-service law firm with offices in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Founded in 1937, the firm has grown to be the largest law firm in the state and enjoys a solid reputation for serving local, regional and national clients. Modrall Sperling is a leader in civil law representing local, regional and national clients, and has gained a reputation as a dynamic law firm capable of managing the most complex issues in business law today. The firm’s attorneys have consistently been recognized for excellence in their practice areas in prestigious independent listings including Benchmark Litigation, Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA and Southwest Super Lawyers.