David C. Serna, Esq.

David C. Serna, Esq.: Attorney with Serna Law Offices
  • Principal at Serna Law Offices (1 Attorney)
  • 725 Lomas Boulevard, N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
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  • Nationally Certified Criminal Defense Counsel
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    4.8/5.0 (7)
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Biography

Board Certified Criminal Trail Advocacy Specialist and Diplomate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1986—. Member, Georgetown University Gilbert & Sullivan Society. Appointed Juez Commisionado by Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico, 1977—. Assistant District Attorney, Violent Felonies Division, 1977-1981. Acting Division Chief, Violent Felonies Division, 1981. Associate Attorney, Law Office of Martin J. Chavez & Lorenzo Chavez, 1981. Member, National Legal Committee, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law, 1985—. Appointed by Chief Judge, U.S. District Court to Criminal Justice Act Panel Committee, 1994—. Founding Member, National College for DUI Defense, Summer Programs at Harvard Law School, 1995—. Criminal Defense Mentor, New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association Mentor Program, 1995—. Selected in "Top Lawyers of Albuquerque" by Albuquerque Magazine. Selected by SuperLawyers.com in 2007, and each and every year including the current year as a Criminal Defense SuperLawyer, a White Collar Defense SuperLawyer, and a DWU/DUI Defense SuperLawyer. Who's Who in American Law, 1990—. Commissioned as a Kentucky Colonel by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1991—. Founding Member, National College for DUI Defense Summer Programs at Harvard Law School, 1995—; 2013 Recipient, Charles Driscoll Memorial Award; 2016 National Association of Distinguished Counsel

Board Certified Criminal Defense Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, Waltham MA;{newline}Board Certified Criminal Law Trial Specialist, New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization; {newline}Member, National Association of Distinguished Counsel;{newline}Super Lawer since 2007 in Criminal Defense, DWI Defense, & White Collar Crime Defense

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Criminal Defense
  • Drug Trafficking
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Grand Jury Investigations
  • Military Criminal Defense
  • Juvenile Law
  • Drug Crimes
  • Conspiracy
  • Forfeitures
  • Motor Vehicle

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
505-242-4057  Phone
505-242-0120  Fax
www.sernalaw.com
University Attended:
University of New Mexico, B.A., 1974
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University, J.D., 1977
Year of First admission:
1977
Admission:
1978, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1979, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; 1977, New Mexico
Memberships:
State Bar of New Mexico (Board of Directors and Chair, Criminal Law Section, 1998-1999; Criminal Justice Act Panel Committee, 1994-2001); American Bar Association (Member, Defense Function Committee, Criminal Justice Section); New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association (Criminal Defense Mentor); New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Sustaining Member); District of Columbia Bar Association; National Hispanic Bar Association; New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Life Member, 1984—); National Association for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (Member, National Legal Committee, 1985—); New Mexico Equal Access to Justice.
Special Agencies:
Life Member: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers;
Lifetime Member: National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML),National Legal Committee;
Founding Member: National College for DUI Defense, Harvard Law School
Sustaining Member: New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Languages:
Spanish and English
Birth Information:
Silver City, New Mexico, May 2, 1953
Certifications:
( Board Certified Criminal Defense Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, Waltham MA;Board Certified Criminal Law Trial Specialist, New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization; Member, National Association of Distinguished Counsel;Super Lawer since 2007 in Criminal Defense, DWI Defense, & White Collar Crime Defense )
ISLN:
912395089
Payment Information:
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  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Minority - Owned
  • Peer Reviews

    Client Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (20 reviews)
    • 100% (20 recommendations)
    • Platinum Client Champion
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      5.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      5.0/5.0
    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 04/17/18 in Criminal Law.

      Mr. Serna is nothing less than the best in his field. You will immediately feel at ease having him on your side.

      Mr. Serna is nothing less than the best in his field. You will immediately feel at ease having him on your side. Read less

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    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 07/14/17 in Criminal Law.

      We were blessed to find the most creative, brilliant, experienced and talented lawyer possible. Mr Serna's representation is a cut above excellence. We wouldn't want anyone else in our corner in a court of law. Thank you David Serna.

      We were blessed to find the most creative, brilliant, experienced and talented lawyer possible. Mr Serna's representation is a cut above excellence. We wouldn't want anyone else in our corner in a court of law. Thank you David Serna. Read less

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