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Admitted: 1983, Wisconsin and New Mexico
Law School: Marquette University, J.D., 1983
College: Georgetown University, B.A., 1979
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Practice Areas: Criminal Defense; Civil Rights/First Amendment; Personal Injury Plaintiff; General
Robert Gorence has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in New Mexico by Super Lawyers Magazine. Throughout his career he has tried over 100 jury trials. He is a member of the New Mexico bar, as well as the United States District Court of New Mexico, United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. The New Mexico State Legislature appointed Robert twice to service as special counsel. In 2011 he was appointed as special counsel to the House Rules of Impeachment Investigation Subcommittee and again, in 2013 as special counsel to the investigative subcommittee of the Interim Legislative Ethics Committee. He served as an adjunct professor at the University of New Mexico School of Law from 1997 through 2004.
Robert graduated from Georgetown University in 1979 and Marquette University Law School in 1983. He immediately relocated to New Mexico after graduation and started his career at a large Albuquerque firm concentrating his efforts on commercial litigation and medical malpractice.
He became an Assistant United States Attorney in 1986 and was promoted in 1993 to First Assistant and Chief of the Criminal Division. In his 14 year stint as a prosecutor he tried approximately 62 jury trials and argued approximately 48 cases before the 10th Circuit.
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