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Education: University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., 1994; New Mexico State University, M.B.A., 1992; New Mexico State University, B.A., 1989. 

Admitted to Practice:  State of New Mexico; United States District Court, District of New Mexico. 

Member:  State Bar of New Mexico; New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association; American Bar Association; Albuquerque Bar Association; International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI); Counsel, New Mexico Chapter of International Association of Special Investigative Units (I.A.S.I.U.); Board of Directors of the New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association; National Institute for Trial Advocacy, (NITA) Southwest Regional Program graduate; Property Loss Research Bureau (P.L.R.B.) Committee Chair or Speaker (2003 to 2004); New Mexico State Bar Fee Arbitration Committee, Arbitrator; Arbitrator and Settlement Facilitator for the Second Judicial District.

Mr. Rosales has over sixteen years of experience in private practice.  He is fluent in Spanish and is a lifelong resident of New Mexico. He has tried several jury and bench trials in judicial districts throughout New Mexico.  Mr. Rosales has also successfully arbitrated multiple third-party, uninsured and underinsured motorist claims. Mr. Rosales has a broad based practice with a substantial emphasis on property and casualty insurance matters.  He also has administrative law experience as defense counsel in workers’ compensation matters.  Mr. Rosales’ current practice focuses on first party insurance matters, insurance coverage and bad faith issues, personal injury defense, and Special Investigative Unit (SIU) matters including fire/arson, theft/misrepresentation, uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, and commercial and business disputes.  Mr. Rosales’ practice also includes landlord/tenant disputes and family law matters including divorce and child custody issues.

901 Rio Grande Boulevard, N.W. Suite G-250
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104

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