Donald F. Kochersberger, III

Donald F. Kochersberger, III: Attorney with Business Law Southwest LLC AV stamp icon


Mr. Kochersberger is a Member of the firm and has been with SKM since 2005. His practice emphasizes complex litigation matters, including shareholder, member and partner disputes, contracts, business tort, unfair practices, restrictive covenant and non-compete agreements, employee theft and misconduct cases, and customer and vendor disputes. Mr. Kochersberger has served as counsel for a number of local, regional and national companies, as well as individuals engaged in business disputes. Mr. Kochersberger also represents clients accused of malfeasance in criminal courts, as well as administrative proceedings.

Mr. Kochersberger has substantial trial experience in the state and federal courts. Prior to joining the firm, he managed another Albuquerque law firm focusing his efforts on the defense of individuals accused of serious crimes. He was appointed by the State of New Mexico to represent hundreds of criminal defendants through the first seven years of his practice of law, and tried dozens of those cases to juries in New Mexico. He has also been a member of the Criminal Justice Act panel for the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico for more than ten years. Recognized as a preeminent lawyer by his peers, he has achieved the highest Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV.

Beyond his legal practice, Mr. Kochersberger has valuable experience in business and medicine, which he applies to his cases. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Kochersberger was a paramedic in the inner city of Buffalo, New York.

Areas of Practice (34)

  • Business Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Business Arbitration
  • Business Crimes
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Business Torts
  • Small Business Law
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Commercial Bad Faith
  • Commercial Crimes
  • Commercial Fraud
  • Commercial Liability
  • Commercial Mediation
  • Commercial Torts
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Defense Litigation
  • E-Discovery
  • Trial Practice
  • Partnership Dissolution
  • Payday Loans
  • Unfair Competition
  • Embezzlement
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Fraud

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
505-848-8581  Phone
505-848-8593  Fax
University Attended:
State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., Anthropology, B.S. Biology, 1995
Law School Attended:
University of Toledo, J.D., 1997
Year of First Admission:
1998, New Mexico and U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
Albuquerque Bar Association; State Bar of New Mexico; New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association (Lobbyist, 2000, 2005).
Birth Information:
Buffalo, New York, February 11, 1970

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