Aggressive New Mexico Appellate Law Firm
Ruiz de la Torre Law Firm is one of New Mexico's most renowned appellate firms. Mr. Ruiz de la Torre and his staff have successfully represented many clients in appellate proceedings. Handling appeals in all areas of criminal and civil litigation before the New Mexico Court of Appeals, New Mexico Supreme Court, and United States Supreme Court, among others. Appellants seeking to overturn an unfavorable lower court order, decision, verdict, or judgment, as well as respondents and appellees wishing to uphold a lower court success, turn to Mr. Ruiz de la Torre to take on their appeals.
In addition to his many successful appeals, Mr. Ruiz de la Torre has handled numerous appellate motions, such as post-decision motions made on behalf of clients and lawyers who have lost their first appeal and seek to take their case to New Mexico’s highest court, the New Mexico Supreme Court. Other appellate motions may seek interim relief, such as an order staying the effect of a judgment.
Mr. Ruiz de la Torre, is called upon by lawyers and clients who recognize how important it is to consult an experienced and successful appellate practitioner who is willing to take a fresh look at their case, give a truthful and objective analysis of what happened in the trial or motion court, and explain the pros and cons of taking further appellate steps. With his dual concentration in complex litigation and appeals, Mr. Ruiz de la Torre has the unique background and experience to assess what occurred and suggest and implement strategies for going forward.
Mr. Ruiz de la Torre’s appellate successes are regularly reported in official case reporters that are available online and in law libraries. Many have been reported on the pages of the New Mexico Law Journal. His cases have been cited as legal precedents in hundreds of cases by other lawyers and judges. Among those successes are cases where Mr. Ruiz de la Torre was able to obtain new trials for clients who suffered an unfavorable jury verdict or unreasonably low damages. The Ruiz de la Torre Law Firm handles a wide-range of appeals involving personal injury, negligence, legal malpractice, medical malpractice, products liability, fraud, wrongful death, commercial law, breach of contract, business torts, real estate, mortgage foreclosures, landlord tenant, employment law, attorney's fees and malicious prosecution damages, indemnity, insurance, domestic relations, alimony, divorce, civil rights, and all forms of criminal law.