Ms. B. C. Thomas

Thomas Law
Contact: (505) 860-5239
Law School: DePaul University College of Law - DePaul University


Practice Areas
  • Civil Rights
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Employment Law
Professional Experience
Attorney, Thomas Law
EDUCATION: DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, IL 60604; J.D. May 2001, cum. GPA 3.3 University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202; B.A. in English, B.A. in Anthropology, 1995, summa cum laude Dickinson High School, Dickinson, ND 58601; diploma May 1991 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 5/2011- present Attorney at Thomas Law (BT Advocacy, P.C.), 101 S. Orchard Ave., Ste. 1, Farmington, NM 87401 Private general practice: Contract Attorney with Community Justice Program (legal services for sexual assault survivors), family law, contract law, DUI defense, discrimination/EEOC 9/2010- 5/2011 Assistant City Attorney, City Attorney’s Office, City of Farmington, 800 Municipal Dr., Farmington, NM 87401; (505) 599-1120 5/2009- 9/2010 Associate Attorney, The Risley Law Firm, P.C., 4991 N. Butler, Farmington, NM 87401 10/2003- 5/2009 Assistant Trial Attorney/Senior Trial Attorney, 11th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Farmington, New Mexico office, 710 E. 20th St., Farmington, NM 87401; (505) 599-9810 Prosecuted: Domestic Violence Crimes (misdemeanor and felony assault/battery upon household member, interference with communications, violation of orders of protection, etc.) Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicating Substances (DUI) Controlled Substance Act Crimes (felony possession, distribution, trafficking, etc.) General Felony Crimes (crimes to persons and to property, as well as white collar crimes and driving while under the influence) Significantly, I: - prosecuted over thirty criminal cases at jury trial while at the District Attorney’s office - researched charges, prosecuted and convicted a defendant at trial for Neglect of a Health Care Resident (Resulting in Death) - initiated a specialized unit for prosecution of misdemeanor domestic violence crimes, which included a secretary and an organized, cohesive focus on such crimes - appealed the trial court’s suppressions of drug evidence, and the New Mexico Supreme Court reviewed and ruled in the State’s favor, clarifying Fourth Amendment search and seizure law; State v. Jerald Weidner, 158 P.3d 1025 (N.M. 2007); State v. Bomboy, 184 P.3d 1045 (N.M. 2007) 11/2001-5/2003 Managing Attorney, DNA People’s Legal Services, P.O. Box 987, Shiprock, NM 87420 LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: Attorney licenses: New Mexico (Bar # 15015) Illinois Ute Mountain Ute (Code of Federal Regulations Court) U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
DePaul University College of Law - DePaul UniversityLaw; J.D.
Honors: cum laude


Thomas Law
P.O. Box 10266
Albuquerque, NM 87184-0266
Telephone: (505) 860-5239