J. Duke Thornton

Phone

(505) 884-0777

J. Duke Thornton

Of Counsel

Practice Areas:

Complex Civil Litigation
General Liability

Education:

University of New Mexico School of Law, J. D., 1969

Admitted:

New Mexico
New York

Member:

State Bar of New Mexico
American Bar Association
Defense Research and Trial Lawyers Association
International Association of Insurance Counsel
Association for Transportation Law, Logistics and Policy Associate Member
American Board of Trial Advocates

Background:

In 1987, I was appointed by the Governor
as the public member of the N.M. Board
of Dentistry. In 1988, I was appointed
by the Governor to the New Mexico State
Racing Commission. I also served as Chairman
of the American Law Firm Association
Transportation from 1999 to 2000. I am a
former NCAA authorized player-agent and a
former member of the National Football League
Players Association. I have a passion for
flying and am a licensed commercial pilot.
I also trained as a commercial motor vehicle operator.