International Society of Primerus Law Firms

Albuquerque Attorney
Mary Moran Behm

Phone: 505.858.8320


Languages: English

Ms. Behm represents clients in a variety of litigation matters, including commercial disputes, products liability, personal injury, insurance coverage, medical malpractice, nursing home and long term care defense, and bad faith cases.

Ms. Behm is also an adjunct professor in Health Law at the University of New Mexico.

Areas of Practice

    80% Medical Negligence / Malpractice Defense
    10% Professional Negligence Defense
    10% Health Law / Insurance

Litigation Percentage

    95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

    New Mexico, 1999
    U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 1999
    U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2001


    University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
        J.D. magna cum laude – 1999
        Honors: Order of the Coif
        Honors: Outstanding Tort Scholar, 1999
        Honors: Outstanding Advocacy Scholar, 1999
        Honors: Advocacy Finalist, 1997
        Honors: National Mock Trial Finalist, 1998
        Honors: Dean’s Award for Outstanding Contributions, 1999
        Law Review: University of New Mexico Law Review, Case Note Editor, 1997 – 1999
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
        B.S./B.A. cum laude – 1985
        Major: Business Administration / Finance


    New Mexico Medical Records: A Review for Paralegals
    Confidentiality of Medical Records
    Discovery and Litigation
    The Legal Implications of Health Care Delivery Systems and Managed Care, Health Law in New Mexico
    National Institute of Trial Advocacy
    New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association, Women in the Courtroom, August 2010, 2012 and 2014
    Adjunct Professor, Health Law, Evidence Trial Practice; Advanced Evidence Trial Practice , University of New Mexico, 2000 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

    Plastic Surgery Adminstration Association, Executive Board member, 1993 – 1996
    New Mexico Speech Association, Secretary, 1994 – 1996
    University of New Mexico, Adjunct, Health Law Moot Court Team, 2000
    American Bar Association, Member
    State Bar of New Mexico, Member
    State Bar Health Law Committee, Member
    New Mexico Women’s Bar, Member
    Defense Research Institute, Member
    New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association, Member
    IADC, Member, 2012 – Present
    DRI, Member, 2000 – Present

Past Employment Positions

    New Mexico Plastic Surgery, Practice Manager, 1990 – 1996
    Muir Technical Institute, Computer Applications Instructor, 1989 – 1990
    Citibank, Customer Services Supervisor, 1984 – 1987
    Keleher & Mc Leod, Vice President/ Managing Director, 1999 – 2015

Pro Bono Activities

    High School Speech Association
    Albuquerque Soccer League
    Albuquerque Indoor Soccer League
    University of New Mexico Law School
    Health Law Student Mentor


    Pi Alpha Delta

Contact This Firm

Hinkle Shanor LLP

7601 Jefferson NE
Suite 180
Albuquerque, NM 87109
United States

Law Firm Contact: Mary Moran Behm

Tel: 505.858.8320

Fax: 505.858.8321



Member Since: 2016

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