Esteban "Steve" A. Aguilar, Sr.

Esteban "Steve" A. Aguilar, Sr.: Attorney with Aguilar & Aguilar, P.C. AV stamp icon


Named, Super Lawyer Southwest, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, and 2008. Adjunct Professor, Evidence and Trial Practice, University of New Mexico School of Law, 1991-1992, 1994 and 1997-2005. Professor, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1997-2002. Participant, New Mexico First, 1992-1996. Owner and Sole Shareholder: Aguilar Law Offices, P.C., 1998-2008; Esteban A. Aguilar, P.A., Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1985-1987. Sole Proprietor, Esteban A. Aguilar, Attorney at Law, 1996-1997. Shareholder, Officer and Board of Directors: Espinosa • Sitterly • Aguilar, P.C., Albuquerque, New Mexico; Partner and Director, Moses, Dunn, Beckley, Espinosa and Tuthill, P.C., Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1990-1994; Aguilar, Vermillion and Kirkwood, P.A., Albuquerque, New Mexico. Associate Attorney: The Payne Law Firm, P.C., Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1987-1990; Sheehan & Sheehan, P.C., Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1983-1984; Studdard, Melby, Schwartz, Crowson and Parish, El Paso, Texas, 1978-1981. Legislative Assistant, U.S. Senator Lloyd Bentsen, Washington, D.C., 1981-1983. Member: Board of Directors, New Mexico Chapter, American Diabetes Association; Dean Search Committee, University of New Mexico School of Law, 2001-2002. National Advance Campaign Staff, Dukakis-Bentsen, 1988. Chairman, 1994-1996 and Member, 1992-1996, New Mexico Municipal Boundary Commission. Board of Directors, Player Agent, Manager and Umpire, Eastdale Little League, District 8, 1987-2000.

American College of Trial Lawyers.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Products Liability
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Insurance Law
  • Wrongful Death
  • Auto Accidents
  • Aviation & Plane Crash Accidents
  • Defective Medical Device Claims
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • Dental Malpractice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
505-431-2190  Phone
505-243-6810  Phone
University Attended:
University of Texas at El Paso, B.S., Criminal Justice, 1975
Law School Attended:
University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., 1978
Year of First Admission:
1983, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1980, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas; 1990, U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1978, New Mexico; 1979, Texas; 2000, U.S. Supreme Court
Birth Information:
El Paso, Texas, October 23, 1952
Reported Cases:
Delfino v. Griffo, 150 N.M. 97; 2011 NMSC 15, 257 P.3d 917 (2011); Smith v. Ingersoll-Rand Co., 214 F.3d 1235, 54 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. 1050, 2000 CJ C.A.R. 3253 (10th Cir.(N.M.), Jun 07, 2000) (NO. 96-2340); Ben Ezra, Weinstein and Company, Inc. v. America Online Inc., 206 F.3d 980, 46 Fed.R.Serv.3d 35, 28 Media L. Rep. 2185, ( Mar 14, 2000); Sanchez v. Saylor, 129 N.M. 742, 13 P.3d 960, 2000-NMCA-099 (N.M.App., Aug 01, 2000) (NO. 19470); City of Artesia v. Carter, 94 N.M. 311, 610 P.2d 198 (N.M.App., Jan 08, 1980) (NO. 4118); New Mexico Water Quality Control Com'n v. Emerald Corp., Inc., 113 N.M. 144, 823 P.2d 944 (N.M.App., Nov 22, 1991) (NO. 11,712).
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Minority - Owned

Peer Reviews

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