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Attorney Profile

Richard L. Kraft

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Practice Areas

Civil Litigation; Family Law; Personal Injury/Wrongful Death; Business Law, Estate

Planning/Probates, Real Estate, Mediation.


1982, New Mexico, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court

Law School

Baylor University, J.D.


Baylor University, B.A., 1980


State Bar of New Mexico (President-Elect, 1997-1998; President, 1998-1999; Member, Board of Directors 1991 to 2002, Young Lawyers Division; President 1986-1987; Member, Board of Directors 1983-1991); Executive Director Pamela Minzer State Bar Leadership Institute (2000-2006); Chaves County Bar Association; American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Super Lawyer.


Recipient: New Mexico State Bar Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, 1990 and Outstanding Contribution Award, 1986 and 2001. Author: “Just A Thought,” Syndicated Weekly Columnist 2000-present. NM State Board of Bar Commissioners, 1991-2003. President, Valley Christian Academy Board of Directors, 2003-2006, 2008. Director, Roswell Chamber of Commerce, 1991-1997; Roswell Sertoma Club, 1990; Roswell Crimestoppers, 1991-1994. Leadership Roswell President, 1991 and Executive Director, 1992 – present. Certified Specialist in Family Law 1993 – present. Presently a Super Lawyer.

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