Michael L. Stout

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Training Director, 1979-1983, Death Penalty Defense Coordinator, 1979-1983, and District Public Defender, 1978-1983, New Mexico Public Defender Department. National Criminal Defense College, 1983—; National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1983—; NITA One-Day Workshops on Jury Selection, 1999-2000; Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, 1988-1991; Loyola Death Penalty Center, 1989; Institute for Criminal Defense Advocacy, San Diego, 1992-1999; New Mexico Public Defender Department, 1984-1993; Western Trial Advocacy Institute, Laramie, WY, 1991-1996; Law Education Institute, Vail, Co., 1989-1999. Member, Chair, New Mexico Supreme Court Criminal Rules Committee, 2002.

American Board of Criminal Lawyers.

(New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization Recognized Specialist in Criminal Law)

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
575-386-5015  Phone
575-647-0408  Fax
University Attended:
University of New Mexico, B.B.A., 1971
Law School Attended:
University of New Mexico, J.D., 1976
Year of First Admission:
1976, New Mexico, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Chaves County (President, 1991) and American (Member, Sections on: Criminal Law; Litigation) Bar Associations; State Bar of New Mexico (Chairman, 1984-1985, Board of Directors, 1986-1991, Criminal Law Section); New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Directors, 1986—); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member, Board of Directors, 1990-1996; Co-Chair, Death Penalty Committee; Member, Discovery Reform Committee, 1996—).
Birth Information:
Ardmore, Oklahoma, December 21, 1948
( New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization Recognized Specialist in Criminal Law )

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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Las Cruces, New Mexico

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