James H. Johansen

Phone

(505) 884-0777

James H. Johansen

Shareholder

Practice Areas:

Complex Civil Litigation
Construction Law
Environment and Toxic Torts
General Liability
Professional Liability
Insurance Coverage Issues

Education:

University of New Mexico School of Law, J. D., 1980
New Mexico State University, B.B.A., high honors, 1977

Admitted:

New Mexico
United States District Court, New Mexico
United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit

Member:

State Bar of New Mexico
Albuquerque Bar Association
American Bar Association
President, New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association, 1995
State Representative to Defense Research Institute (DRI), 1996-1998
Senior Arbitrator: Better Business Bureau.

Publications:

Misrepresentation in the Life, Health, and Disability Insurance Application Process: A National Survey, Second Edition

Background:

I am a former New Mexico State Representative to
the Defense Research Institute and a past President
of the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association. I was
a member of the Board of Directors of the NMDLA from
1994 to 2010. I also served as President of the firm
from 2002 through 2006. I was selected as a Southwest
Super Lawyer in 2015 and 2016.  am rated AV®Preeminent™,
the highest possible rating, by Martindale-Hubbell®
and frequently lecture on insurance coverage issues.