Hays & Friedman, P.A.

Hays & Friedman, P.A.
  • Established in 1995
  • Firm Size 4
  • Providing Legal Services To Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico
  • Peer Reviews
    4.0/5.0 (20)
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About this firm

The law firm was founded by Ken Cassutt, John Hays and Gary Friedman in 1996 and has been in its present location since 2000. The founding members have extensive legal experience in New Mexico, as well as prior urban law practices in California and New York. Ken Cassutt retired from the firm at the end of 2013. Laurie Longiaru joined the firm as an associate attorney in July, 2016, and Thomas Banner joined the firm as an associate attorney in May 2017.

The firm provides a full range of legal services in the areas of real estate, land use, business, civil litigation and related areas of law. We represent a wide range of clients from New Mexico and around the country on local matters. Our typical clients include land developers, builders, commercial landlords, institutional lenders, brokers, ranchers, homeowners associations, small business owners and individuals buying and selling homes and land. We regularly work with a network of local financial institutions, title companies, builders, real estate brokers, land planners, surveyors and tax advisors to provide the best service to our clients.

All of the attorneys in the firm strive to provide high quality, cost-effective and timely legal services to all of our clients. We would welcome the opportunity to discuss your legal needs with you.

Areas of Practice (32)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Administrative Law
  • Arbitration
  • Business Law
  • Business Organization
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Condominium Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Easements
  • Education Law
  • Estates and Trusts
  • Employment Law
  • Foreclosures
  • Health Law
  • Homeowners Association Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Land Use Approvals
  • Mediation
  • Partnerships
  • Probate
  • Professional Licensing
  • Quiet Title Litigation
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Trial Practice
  • Water Law
  • Wills
  • Zoning Law

People (4)

Peer Reviews

  • 4.0/5.0 (20 reviews)
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.1/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.1/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.1/5.0
  • Communication

    4.1/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.0/5.0

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