Originally from the Denver, Colorado area, Ms. Latta received her BA at the University of Colorado in 1983. While she was a visiting student at the University of New Mexico, she received her Juris Doctorate from Willamette University in 1986, and she was admitted to the State Bar of New Mexico that same year. She has also been licensed to practice in the US District Court for New Mexico and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals since 1987.
In 1994, Ms. Latta went into private practice and founded the Law Offices of Lynda Latta, LLC, specializing in family law and criminal misdemeanor defense. She also practices in the Pueblo of Laguna Tribal Court and the Isleta Tribal Court. As a member of the Albuquerque Bar Association, New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Kiwanis Club, she has stayed active in the community. One of her passions is the Center for Civic Values where she has been a board member for many years and chair for the last two years. As a mentor for first year attorneys, she has continued to offer her knowledge and expertise to those who wish to practice family law. Ms. Latta is compassionate and straightforward, and has been practicing family law for over 28 years.