Carol A. Clifford

Carol A. Clifford: Attorney with Jones, Snead, Wertheim & Clifford, P.A.

Biography

Selected for The Best Lawyers in America, Communications Law (2013) and Energy Law (2009 to 2013). Assistant Attorney General for prosecutions and regulated utility divisions (1991 to 1994). Law Clerk to the Hon. William Wayne Justice, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas (1988 to 1989).

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Regulated Utilities Law
  • Telecommunications Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Litigation
  • Probate
  • Civil Appeals
  • Real Estate
  • Business Law
  • Health Law
  • Water Law
  • Water Rights

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(505) 982-0011  Phone
(505) 989-6288  Fax
www.thejonesfirm.com
University Attended:
Yale University, B.A., Economics, cum laude, 1983
Law School Attended:
New York University, J.D., Editor-in-Chief, New York University Review of Law and Social Change, 1988
Year of First admission:
1989
Admission:
1989, California; 1990, New Mexico and U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Memberships:
State Bar of California (inactive); State Bar of New Mexico.
Reported Cases:
State ex rel. Sandel v. New Mexico Public Utility Commission, 1999 NMSC 19, 127 N.M. 272, 980 P.2d 55 (1999); Moongate Water Co., Inc. v. Dona Ana Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Ass'n, 2008 NMCA 143, 145 N.M. 140, 194 P.3d 755 (Ct. App. 2008); tw telecom v. N.M. Public Regulation Commission, 2011 NMSC 029, 150 N.M. 12, 256 P.3d 24 (2011)
ISLN:
908338458
Payment Information:
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  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.9/5.0 (22)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.7/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.8/5.0
    • Carol A. Clifford

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 08/13/13 in Civil Litigation on 08/13/13

      Carol is an excellent lawyer. I've known her for more than twenty years, having worked with and against her. She's intelligent, honest and extremely conscientious.

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      Carol is an excellent lawyer. I've known her for more than twenty years, having worked with and against her. She's intelligent, honest and extremely conscientious.

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
      • Communication

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Carol A. Clifford

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/13/13 in Commercial Law on 08/13/13

      Carol has a calm demeanor, she listens well, and provides excellent advice. I have recommended her to represent organizations that I headed up.

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      Carol has a calm demeanor, she listens well, and provides excellent advice. I have recommended her to represent organizations that I headed up.

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
      • Communication

        5.0/5.0
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    • Carol A. Clifford

      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 07/30/13 in Litigation on 07/30/13

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Carol A. Clifford

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 07/23/13 in Utility Regulation on 07/23/13

      I have known and worked with Carol for many years. She is a fine, knowledgeable, high quality attorney.

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      I have known and worked with Carol for many years. She is a fine, knowledgeable, high quality attorney.

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
      • Communication

        5.0/5.0
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    • Carol A. Clifford

      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 07/22/13 in Telecommunications Law on 07/22/13

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
      • Communication

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Carol A. Clifford

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/22/13 in Administrative Law on 07/22/13

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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    • Carol A. Clifford

      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 07/22/13 in Trust Litigation on 07/22/13

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Carol A. Clifford

      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 07/22/13 in Probate Litigation on 07/22/13

      Carol an ethical, responsible and smart attorney.

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      Carol an ethical, responsible and smart attorney.

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Carol A. Clifford

      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 07/21/13 in Civil Litigation on 07/21/13

      Excellent lawyer whose AV rating is long overdue.

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      Excellent lawyer whose AV rating is long overdue.

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

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    • Carol A. Clifford

      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 07/21/13 in Administrative Law on 07/21/13

      Carol is an excellent lawyer whose AV rating is long overdue. I have been adverse to her in numerous regulatory cases. She is a highly capable advocate who conducts her...

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      Carol is an excellent lawyer whose AV rating is long overdue. I have been adverse to her in numerous regulatory cases. She is a highly capable advocate who conducts herself professionally, ethically and in accordance with the highest standards of our profession.

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        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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