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Barry G Porter

Barry G Porter

Burgess & Porter Law
  • Criminal Law
  • New Mexico
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Barry G. Porter is a founding partner of the Albuquerque law firm, Burgess & Porter Law, LLC. Mr. Porter has over 22 years of experience as a criminal defense litigator. Mr. Porter has served as lead counsel for over 90 full jury trials and over 400 substantive motions. His success rate at trial is over 85 percent. From 2004 to 2010 Mr. Porter was a supervising attorney at the New Mexico Public Defender Department. From 2010 to 2014, Mr. Porter was the Training Director for the Department and responsible for the criminal defense and trial training of over 250 lawyers. He has received numerous awards related to his criminal defense work including the Lawyer Mentor and Training Award, and the Outstanding Contributions to Criminal Justice Award. From 2011 to the present, Mr. Porter serves as faculty for the New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Trial Skills College. Mr. Porter came to New Mexico from Hawaii where he worked for 6 years in the Public Defender office in Honolulu handling appeals, juvenile cases, misdemeanor and felony cases. From 2000 to 2004 Mr. Porter supervised the Maui County Public Defender office, and in 2003 was named Manager of the Year for the Hawaii Public Defender office.

William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai`i
J.D. (1993) | Law - Focus on Criminal & Constitutional Law
Honors: Merit Tuition Scholarship 1990-1993 Public Interest Student of the Year 1995
Activities: President, Advocates for Public Interest Law
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Professional Experience
Burgess & Porter Law
- Current
Articles & Publications
Subpoena Power in New Mexico
Outstanding Contribution to Criminal Defense
New Mexico Public Defender Department
Mentor and Training Award
New Mexico Public Defender Department
Manager of the Year
Hawaii Office of the Public Defender
Professional Associations
New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Board Member
- Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
Activities: Task Force on Police Body Cameras
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New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers
Board of Director, Former Vice President
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Mexico
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10th Circuit
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    For select civil rights cases involving correctional or police misconduct.
Practice Area
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
  • Spanish: Spoken
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Burgess & Porter Law
Contact & Map
Burgess & Porter Law, LLC
Simms Building (4th and Gold)
400 Gold Avenue, SW Suite 910
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Telephone: (505) 433-5545
Fax: (505) 835-5435