Richard M. Padilla

Richard M. Padilla: Attorney with O'Brien & Padilla, P.C.


Mr. Padilla graduated from the University of New Mexico Law School in 1992. Upon completion of law school, Mr. Padilla clerked at the New Mexico Court of Appeals for the Honorable Benjamin Chavez and the Honorable Richard Bosson. In 1995 Mr. Padilla began work with the insurance defense law firm of Hatch, Allen and Shepherd P.A. becoming a shareholder in 2001. Mr. Padilla separated from Hatch, Allen & Shepherd P.A. in 2006. While at Hatch, Allen & Shepherd P.A., Mr. Padilla worked primarily in the defense of personal injury and workers' compensation matters. Mr. Padilla joined the firm in 2006 and has continued to focus his work in personal injury and workers' compensation matters. Mr. Padilla became a shareholder in September of 2010.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Construction Defects
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • General Insurance Defense
  • Automobile Liability
  • Property and Casualty
  • Workers Compensation
  • General Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
505-883-8181  Phone
505-883-3232  Fax
University Attended:
New Mexico Highlands University, B.A., 1989
Law School Attended:
University of New Mexico, J.D., 1992
Year of First Admission:
1992, New Mexico and U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
State Bar of New Mexico; Hispanic Bar Association; New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Minority - Owned

Peer Reviews

Albuquerque, New Mexico

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