Professional Achievements

  • Selected to 2015 Super Lawyers Southwest Rising Stars 
  • Bondurant Merit Scholar, University of New Mexico School of Law 


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2008
  • Baylor University, B.S., cum laude, 2003



Professional Experience

Mr. Alderete is a shareholder in the firm. Mr. Alderete's trial practice emphasizes the defense of civil lawsuits involving residential construction, commercial construction, wrongful death, catastrophic bodily injury, products liability, premises liability, governmental liability, insurance law including first-party defense of insurance bad faith and breach of contract claims, and commercial transactions. Mr. Alderete also represents small businesses in contract and other transactional matters.

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • State Bar of New Mexico, 2008
  • United States District Court, District of New Mexico, 2010
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 2011
  • Defense Research Institute
  • New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association
  • Albuquerque Bar Association
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