Briggs F. Cheney

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  • Of Counsel at Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A.
  • 6001 Indian School Rd. N.E., Suite #400, Albuquerque, NM 87110
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    5.0/5.0 (3)
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Attorney Awards


Phi Delta Theta. Recipient: Best Lawyers' 2013 Albuquerque Mediation "Lawyer of the Year"; Best Lawyers' in America (Representation of Professionals, 1995-; Mediation and ADR, 2005-); Southwest Super Lawyers (Defense of Legal Professionals, 2007-); Albuquerque The Magazine - Top Lawyers, 2006; The American Bar Association, Recipient of General Practice and Solo's Small Firm Division "Making a Difference Award," 2008; State Bar of New Mexico's Sandia Award for the "Lifetime Commitment to CLE," 2008; State Bar of New Mexico - Distinguished Service to the Bar Award, 2005; University of New Mexico Zia Award for Outstanding Alumni, 2005; State Bar of New Mexico, Outstanding Service to the Bar Award for Nine Years Service on Board of Bar Commissioners, 1994; Albuquerque Bar Association, Outstanding Lawyer of the Year, 1992; State Bar of New Mexico, Outstanding Contribution to the Bar, 1992. He has achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell.

(Also practicing individually)

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Representation of lawyers in legal malpractice, disciplinary and other related licensing matters.
  • Torts
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Commercial Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
505-247-0411  Phone
505-842-8890  Fax
University Attended:
University of New Mexico, B.B.A., 1969
Law School Attended:
University of New Mexico, J.D., 1972
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1973, New Mexico
American Bar Association (New Mexico State Delegate & House of Delegates, 1995-2004; Nominating Committee, 1995-2004; Past Co-Chair, Executive Committee of the Conference of State Delegates, 2000-2001; Steering Committee to the House of Delegates, 1998-2002; Standing Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs, 1995-1997; Standing Committee on Lawyer Professional Liability, 1999-2002; Standing Committee on Lawyer Referral and Information Service, 2002-); State Bar of New Mexico (Member, Board of Bar Commissioners, 1985-1994; Chair, Lawyer Professional Liability Committee, 1992- and Chair 2004-2007; Member, Lawyer Assistance Committee, 1987-); Albuquerque Bar Association (President, 1985; Secretary/Treasurer, 1983); Supreme Court Client Protection Commission, 2006- and Chair 2009; Supreme Court Professional Conduct Committee, 2010- Fellow: New Mexico Bar Foundation (President, 1993-1994; Member, 1985-1994).
Private, United States Army
Birth Information:
Chicago, Illinois, August 30, 1947

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (3 reviews)
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