Attorney Henry de la Garza


Concentrating in Criminal Defense, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

Graduated from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 1991 with a Juris Doctorate (law degree). Previously in 1987 Mr. de la Garza graduated from the University of New Mexico with a double major Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Spanish. Mr. de la Garza is fluent in the Spanish language and is able to represent non-English speaking clients without communication impediment. Mr. de la Garza began his career concentrating in the area of personal injury until approximately 1994 when a strong interest in criminal law attracted Mr. de la Garza to become an Assistant District Attorney, in Bernalillo County. Mr. de la Garza prosecuted numerous misdemeanor cases including a large volume of jury trial cases until he decided to leave the District Attorney's Office to enter private practice with a private firm which handled collection, wrongful death, personal injury and criminal defense matters in 1995. In 1997 Mr. de la Garza opened his own office to concentrate his practice in criminal defense, personal injury and wrongful death matters. Mr. de la Garza also handles a select assortment of non-personal injury civil litigation matters.

Mr. de la Garza has handled a variety of criminal defense matters in his career including a strong focus on the defense of DWI/DUI cases. Mr. de la Garza has represented clientele in both felony and misdemeanor matters in the Federal, State and Metropolitan courts. Felony matters include but are not limited to narcotics cases, rape cases, white collar and violent crimes. Mr. de la Garza has represented thousands of clients and brings aggressive and effective representation to the court on behalf of his client. Mr. de la Garza is a member of the New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and is licensed to practice in the New Mexico and Federal Courts.

You may speak directly with Mr. de la Garza regarding your case. Initial consultations cost you nothing. Mr. de la Garza personally handles all cases that come into his office and does not pass your case off to an associate for further legal representation. Please contact us at (505) 247-3109 (Office), (505) 228-5336 (Mr. de la Garza's personal cell phone) or fax us at (505) 247-2109 to discuss your case. Mr. de la Garza's office is conveniently located approximately two blocks away from the courthouses in the Albuquerque Downtown area on the southwest corner of Sixth Street and Granite (Suite #6).

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