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Megan E. Dorsey

Megan E. Dorsey

Megan E. Dorsey
Associate

(505) 988-8004

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SANTA FE OFFICE
1215 Paseo De Peralta
P.O. Box 8180
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504

PRACTICE AREAS

Criminal Law

Megan Dorsey is an associate attorney who joined the Santa Fe office in 2019.  Her practice focuses on state and federal criminal defense and civil rights litigation. 

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Dorsey worked as an attorney for the Law Office of the Public Defender for approximately seven years. 

During her time with the LOPD, Ms. Dorsey litigated hundreds of cases with charges ranging from traffic misdemeanors to homicide, trafficking and white-collar crimes.  She sat as a panel member for the Santa Fe Magistrate Court DWI/Drug Court and acted as a voting member of the Santa Fe LEAD Program.

Ms. Dorsey has also worked as a policy analyst for the Speaker of the House during past legislative sessions. 

In that capacity, Ms. Dorsey engaged in policy and bill analysis, bill drafting, and procedural advisement on a variety of issues, and specialized in public safety and criminal justice reform.

Ms. Dorsey previously worked as an associate at Egolf, Ferlic, Martinez, & Harwood.  During her time there, Ms. Dorsey litigated a variety of criminal and civil cases.

Ms. Dorsey graduated from the University of New Mexico’s School of Law in December of 2010 and received honors in Clinical Law.

Prior to graduating from law school, she received her bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with a minor in Urban Studies from Colorado College.

EDUCATION

University of New Mexico School of Law, Juris Doctorate, December 2010

Colorado College, Bachelor of Fine Arts, May 2007

 

Bar Admissions: 

State of New Mexico

United States District Court, District of New Mexico

MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

civil rights, criminal defense, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, Indian law, civil & commerical litigation, family law Civil Rights Criminal Defense Catastrophic Injury Wrongful Death Indian Law Civil & Commercial Litigation Family Law