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Lauren Law Barela

Attorney Lauren Law Barela is dedicated to representing her clients throughout the State of New Mexico. She focuses her practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, with a particular emphasis on assisting people who have been harmed by the negligence of other drivers in passenger and commercial vehicle accidents. Lauren Law Barela also handles cases involving premises liability and other negligence cases. 

Lauren Law Barela graduated summa cum laude with a major in criminology and a minor in mathematics from The University of New Mexico's University Honors College in 2006.  Lauren Law Barela graduated University of New Mexico School of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor magna cum laude in 2011. While in law school, she received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in 2010 for ethics and legal research and writing. Lauren Law Barela was also given the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in 2011 for secured transactions and insurance law. She is admitted to practice before the New Mexico state and federal courts. Since graduating from law school, Lauren Law Barela graduated from the renowned Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College in July 2019.  Lauren Law Barela remains committed to her profession by actively participating in a number of legal organizations. Her memberships include the New Mexico Christian Legal Aid, the American Bar Association, the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, and the State Bar of New Mexico.


  • Recommendation Google Review

    Lauren is amazing at what she does! She is confident, honest and smart with a plethora of knowledge. She is hardworking, kind, patient and caring. She goes above and beyond for her clients and will fight for you!!! I cannot sing her praises enough! Work with her if you want a smooth, reliable, an...
  • Google Review - Recommendation

    Lauren is one of the smartest, hardworking and honest attorneys I know. She takes pride in her work and will never settle for less than her clients deserve, often taking things all the way to trial, (and winning)!
  • Google Review - Recommendation

    Lauren Barela was amazing! She was kind and considerate. She took her time with our family and always made us feel important. She is extremely knowledgeable and has an impeccable grasp on her practice of law. She will fight for you and give 100%. Finding her was a blessing!
  • Google Review Samantha C

    My family and I would like to thank Lauren, Shane and all there wonderful team who worked tirelessly on my sister's case day and night. Justice was served! Truly Godsend we have nothing but good things to say they are extremely professional and hardworking individuals. They kept us up to date abo...
  • Google Review - Recommendation Nikki

    Lauren is wonderful! She was very kind and professional and made the process much easier.
  • Google Review - Recommendation Amanda L

    Lauren Law is the best attorney I have ever met! She genuinely cares for her clients, and works hard to get them what they deserve!

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