When you have a legal problem, you usually want to know two things about the person to whom you are entrusting that problem.
Does this person know what she is doing?
Does this person care about my problem?
The answer is "Yes!" on both counts at Gallagher Law Firm!
Sandy has 25 years of experience in various areas of the law. She has been in private practice doing family law, criminal law, contracts, probate, bankruptcy and other general law areas. Sandy has extensive experience as a Public Defender all over Southern and Southeastern New Mexico. During Sandy's practice as a Public Defender, she was lead counsel on everything from juvenile delinquency, DWI's and misdemeanors up to, and including, capital murder. In East Texas, Sandy was a full-time prosecutor of sex offenders, child abuse, and family violence cases in her county. She has extensive experience in handling child abuse and neglect cases and has represented many parents in those cases. Sandy was a prosecutor in Southeastern New Mexico, as well. She has litigated complex divorce, custody and visitation cases. Sandy has many years of experience as a Child Support Enforcement Division attorney in New Mexico. She also has experience litigating cases in the New Mexico Court of Appeals.
Having extensive experience from both sides of a case gives Sandy a unique perspective in solving your legal problems!
The most prized opinion of a person's work ethic is that which comes from her peers. Sandy's peers have always described Sandy as "passionate" and "compassionate." Sandy understands that, when a person is involved in the legal system, life will forever change.
Sandy and her staff will bring both experience and caring to your legal concern.
STATE OF NEW MEXICO: Licensed since 1988
FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT OF NEW MEXICO: Licensed since 1989
STATE OF TEXAS: Licensed since 2002