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Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Social Security Disability


Joseph M. Romero is a native of Las Vegas, New Mexico. He graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology in May, 2006. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of New Mexico School of Law in May, 2010. While in law school, Joseph clerked for an insurance defense firm and interned with the Second Judicial District Attorney’s Office. He has served in the New Mexico Air National Guard since February 1998. Joseph was admitted to the State Bar of New Mexico in September, 2010. He practiced at two Albuquerque insurance defense firms before becoming a plaintiff’s attorney in July, 2012. Joseph joined Killian Davis Richter & Mayle, P.C. in January, 2013. He is licensed to practice in all New Mexico State Courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Joseph’s practice focuses on plaintiff’s personal injury, social security disability appeals and workers’ compensation claims.


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • J.D. - 2010
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Major: Criminology

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 2010
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2011

Professional Associations

  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association , General Member, 2013 to Present
  • New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association, Member

Past Positions

  • Franklin D. Azar & Associates, Associate, 2012 to 2013
  • Allen, Shepherd, Lewis, Syra & Chapman, Associate, 2011 to 2012
  • New Mexico Air National Guard