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Matthew A. Vance - Albuquerque, NM

3800 Osuna Rd NESuite #2 Albuquerque, NM 87109

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Updated: 11/08/2022

Albuquerque Personal Injury Lawyer


The Law Office of Matthew Vance, P.C., based in Albuquerque, is a law firm committed to fighting for people hurt or harmed by the careless or reckless conduct of others. We represent everyday people that have been hurt or harmed by the negligence of others. It takes just a few seconds for an accident or incident to happen, but it can take years for a victim to recover from the physical and emotional harm suffered due to someone else’s careless or reckless conduct...

About Matthew A. Vance

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Anatomy of a Civil Personal Injury Case
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents / Crashes
  • Distracted Drivers
  • Drunk Driving Accidents
  • Reckless and Aggressive Drivers
  • Uninsured & Underinsured Motorists
  • What to do After a Car Crash
  • Dog Bites & Animal Attacks
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Bad Faith


  • 70%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner


  • English
  • Spanish


Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • New Mexico State Bar Association, October 8, 1998 - Present (Member)
  • Albuquerque Bar Association
  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Member)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member)


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1998
    Honors: ATLA Mock Trial Team, 1998
    Honors: Public Defender Externship, 1998
    Honors: District Attorney Clinic, 1997
    Honors: Summer Institute at Universidad de Guanajuato, 1997
  • New Mexico State University, Law Cruces, New Mexico, 1994
    Honors: Member of Prelaw Society
    Major: Philosophy with Supplementary major in Law and Society
    Minor: English

Past Positions

  • Whitener Law Firm, 2004 - 2006
  • Hatch, Allen & Shepherd, Associate Attorney, 2002 - 2004
  • New Mexico Public Defender Dept., Felony Attorney, 2001 - 2002
  • New Mexico Court of Appeals, Judge T. Glenn Ellington, Law Clerk, 2000
  • New Mexico Public Defender Dept., Metro Attorney, 1998 - 2000
  • New Mexico Public Defender Dept., Student Extern, 1998
  • Professors Barbara Bergman and James Ellis, UNM School of Law, Law Clerk, 1997 - 1998
  • Freedman, Boyd, Daniels, Hollandner, Guttman & Goldberg, P.A., Law Clerk, 1997
  • Professor Ted Occhialino, UNM School of Law, Law Clerk
  • Lamberton & Riedel, Attorney at Law, Runner/Law Clerk, 1994 - 1996
  • Law Office of Michael E. Vigil, Runner, 1990 - 1993

Pro Bono Activities

  • Mock Trial Coach Sandia High School, 2004 - Present
  • Consumer Protection, Attorney General Office, 1994 - 1995
  • Feat for Justice, 2014 - 2015

Classes and Seminars

  • Personal Injury 101, NBI, 2012 - Present
  • Plaintiff's Personal Injury from Start to Finish, NBI, 2013 - Present


Representative Clients

  • Pawel and Dorota Listwan
  • Deanna Lubarsky
  • Alan Ruhga
  • Carly Jeppson


  • Pajarito Brew Pub and Grill
  • Cottonwood on the Greens

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Office Information


3800 Osuna Rd NESuite #2 Albuquerque, NM 87109


  • 505-242-4339

Offers Free Initial Consultation


Office Hours

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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